Port Orford, just 27 miles north of Gold Beach, has a long history as a fishing and lumber port and is the most westerly
incorporated town in the continental U.S.
Battle Rock dominates the waterfront views, this is the site of an historic skirmish between the first settlers and local native
Cape Blanco State Park is situated 5 miles to north and features a restored ranch, hiking trails, beaches and the beautiful
Cape Blanco Lighthouse. Other historical sites include the Hughes House and the Port Orford Lifeboat Station.
Follow the pleasant 3 mile trail up to the top of Humbug Mountain for some of the most spectacular panoramic views
of the Oregon coastline.
The Elk and Sixes rivers are both nationally designated wild and scenic rivers. Both famous for their
salmon and steelhead fishing.
Port Orford has a wealth of recreational opportunities including beachcombing, whale watching, boating, fishing, clamming,
crabbing, hiking, bird watching, surfing and scuba diving.