Oregon Coast Geology and Cultural History
Discover the story of Oregon’s coast through its archeological sites, Native American traditions and old-growth forests. Plus, enjoy a jet-boat excursion down the Rogue River!
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Program No. 5542RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Be moved by the beauty of your incredible natural surroundings while discovering amazing geological treasures and fascinating cultural tales on Oregon's South Coast. Amid old-growth forests, pristine beaches, vast expanses of sand dunes and a rugged coastline, combine education and entertainment in one fascinating adventure in this beautiful region.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles on uneven terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore active archaeological sites with a geology professor who weaves together both the geological and historical narratives of the Oregon Coast into a tapestry of oral histories and fossil identification.
  • Sample the diversity of the Oregon Coast by racing 64 miles along the Rogue River on a narrated jet-boat excursion.
  • Experience the vast and wondrous sand dunes of the Oregon Coast in the most immersive way possible — from the passenger seat of a dune buggy cruising over the dunes.
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