Routes to the Historic North Oregon Coast from Washington's Long Beach area.

Main routes from Washington State to the Oregon Coast.....
(Hwy 101 S.) Cross the Astoria Bridge from Washington into Oregon. Welcome to Astoria.
(I-5 at Longview, Wa.) Cross the Columbia River into Rainier, Oregon. Take Hwy 30 west to Astoria.


Routes to the Historic North Oregon Coast from Portland / Salem & the I-5 Corridor.

The North Coast routes just below will take you to towns from Astoria, to Lincoln City. Less than a 2 hour drive from Portland to the North Oregon Coast.

Main routes from Portland, across the North Oregon Coast Range are.....
The Sunset Highway (U.S Highway 26). Arrive at Seaside, Cannon Beach area.
The Wilson River Road (State Highway 6). Arrive in Tillamook.
The Salmon River Road (State Highway 18). Arrive in Lincoln City.

Slower routes, often less crowded on weekends......
The Columbia River Highway (U.S. Highway 30).
(State Highways 47 & 202) offer winding roads through the towns of Mist & Jewell.
Hwy 6 West, off of Hwy 26 will bring you right into Tillamook & Hwy 101


Routes to the Scenic Central Oregon Coast from the Salem / Eugene Valley Area.

The Central Coast begins 113 miles S. of Astoria in Lincoln City & continues 77 miles S. to Florence. From Willamette Valley towns, a half-dozen highways head westward, cutting through the Coast Range and following rivers to the sea.

Main routes across the Central Oregon Coast Range are.....
The Salmon River Road (State Highway 18). Arrive in Lincoln City.
(State Highway 22) Out of the Salem area. Arrive in Lincoln City.
(U.S. 20) Windy????????????????/ road between the Corvallis / Philomath area & Newport. Arrive in Newport.
(U.S. 34) South of U.S. 20 between the Corvallis / Philomath area & Newport.
(U.S. 36) Leads you west from Junction City to Vibrant Old Town Florence.
(U.S. 126) This road will also take you to Florence.

Routes to the Lonely Southern Oregon Coast, from Eugene to Grants Pass, along Interstate 5.

The Southern third of Oregon's shore has fewer access highways across the Coast Range. Accomodations cluster around the major towns of.... .....Coos Bay, Bandon, Port Orford, Gold Beach, & Brookings.

Main routes across the Southern Oregon Coast Range are.....
(U.S. 126) Travel west to Florence for 90 minutes from Eugene & I-5.
(State Highway 38) Travel S.W. through Drain. Junction with State Hwy 138 at Elkton.
(State Highway 138) From Sutherlin & I-5 travel N.W. to Elkton. Reedsport is only 35 miles west.
(State Highway 42) Take the Winston exit off I-5 to coastal towns like North Bend, Coos Bay, & Bandon.
(Interstate 199) 90 minutes S.W. of Grants Pass, pass the Oregon-Calif. border, & to the Hwy. 101 & 199 jct.
Old Growth, California Redwoods greet you along Interstate-199 before you reach the Hwy 101 junction.
(Interstate 101 N.) Travel north on the Pacific Coast Hwy. to the Oregon / Calif. border & the town of Harbor.