Astoria's grew based on its location and it has some interesting stories.
Read the link above. Very interesting. I was not aware of this. Over 20 years ago these stumps became evident. They may be seen at low tide. It is thought that a powerful seismic event caused these forests to be covered by earth and water. Trees of over 100' were completely enveloped.
Every so often I will pick up the local paper and read what is happening in the area. This cafe says, "Best cooking on the Oregon Coast." Rate the food when you stop.
See the link above to find out about the Finders Keepers of these beautiful glass floats that may be found on the beach in Lincoln City Beach.
Depoe Bay is the whale watching capital of Oregon. The best time for viewing is March through December.
This reserve in the smallest in Oregon at 1.2 square miles. Explorers will find extensive rocky intertidal habitats.
The outcrops of rock seen along the Pacific shore are called seas stacks. They are created by erosion.
University of Washington estimates that the states fisheries aquaculture and seafood industries are worth 1.2 billion dollars.
I have seen many miles of forest along the paths, trails and roads.
I love my riding days and look to find interesting and informative items to share.
Pacific Coast Highway