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HEAD OUT. STAY IN. The activities available on Oregon’s North Coast are nearly endless. Head out with an Adventure Coach on a daily outing to a nearby trail or let them take you on a private excursion. Join the team on one of our monthly beach clean-ups. Schedule a fat tire bike ride, yoga class, guided hike, Dory boat trip or clamming outing to a nearby pristine bay. Not sure how to fit it all in? Our Adventure Coaches are avid explorers of the coast and would be happy to help you design your perfect North Coast itinerary.

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    RESERVE YOUR ADVENTURE: Simply click “reserve your spot” beneath an activity or fill out the form below . Our Adventure Coaches will contact you to confirm, help build your itinerary and add to your reservation.

    CREATE YOUR CUSTOM ITINERARY: Our Adventure Coaches were born to play and born to plan. Not sure of the right fit? Looking for a specific experience for your getaway? They can suggest, schedule and deliver an Oregon Coast experience that meets all of your vacation cravings—fill out the form below to begin customizing your experience.

    THE BEST OF THE SEASON: Looking to skip the planning? Check out our Seasonal Highlights, that showcase our Coastal Reset Experiences that create the perfect itinerary to include all of the amenities, adventures and local treasures of the season.

    BEACH WHEELCHAIRS: Visit InnatCapeKiwanda.com/Beach-Wheelchairs to reserve or email BeachWheelchairsPC@innatcapekiwanda.com for more details.

    CONTACT: Reservations highly recommended to reserve your spot | 503.483.3000 | Adventure@HeadlandsLodge.com 


HEAD OUT ADVENTURES


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    CLAMMING AT NETARTS BAY

    Nothing is more iconic of the Oregon Coast than a clamming trip – a bit of sand, salt, mud, and a great time spent with good friends.  Head out at low tide with an Adventure Coach to one of our favorite spots for clamming along the pristine waters of Netarts Bay. Heron and other shore birds abound along this beautiful bay where we will rake for steamer clams, then return to the Lodge for an afternoon clam bake with freshly baked bread and your choice of a beer, wine, or zero-proof refreshment. 3.5 hours

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • $120 per person; inquire for available times

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    FAT TIRE BIKE TOUR – BAYOCEAN SPIT

    The city of Bayocean, just 40 minutes north of the Lodge, provides us with a fascinating tale of the power of mother nature. It was built in the early 1900’s to be the Atlantic City of the Oregon Coast, though all that remains now are pillars buried in the sand. Join an Adventure Coach for this one of a kind tour of the Bayocean Spit.  Hear the tale of how a town was reclaimed by nature and delight in picturesque views of Tillamook Bay. 4 hours

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    •  $150 per person; inquire for available times

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    CAPE LOOKOUT GUIDED HIKE

    Join your Adventure Coach for an epic North Coast hike. Choose from the Cape Trail that meanders through a rare and lush coastal old-growth forest and enormous ferns before emerging along the cliff’s edge to take in sweeping views of the seascape. At the tip of the cape you’ll be rewarded with a stunning 240’ view and a lovely spot to rest before the return home. Or explore the beautiful and less-traveled South Trail. The moderate 1 3/4 mile trail descends through a forest of Sitka spruce, a myriad of fern species, and salmon berries, then opens up to a secluded beach at the base of the towering cape where bald eagles soar above and agates lay hidden in the sand. 3.5 hours

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    •  $60 per person; inquire for available times

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    BONFIRE UNDER THE STARS

    A Headlands tradition—our Adventure Coaches will build your beach fire and set you up with chairs, house-made s’mores, and a handsome Pendleton blanket to keep – everything you need to watch the sun set on another perfect day on the Oregon Coast.

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    •  $185; inquire for available times

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    PLANTS OF THE NORTHWEST

    Sentinel Sitka spruce and Douglas firs dominate the landscape of Oregon’s coastline, and at the base of these familiar giants is world of intriguing plant-life that requires, and deserves, a closer study. Join your Adventure Coach on a private hike to explore the plants of the Pacific Northwest. 3 hours

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    •  $60 per person; inquire for available times

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    DORY BOAT FISHING

    Immerse yourself in Pacific City heritage and set out on an excursion with the legendary Dory Fleet. We’ll connect you with one of our knowledgeable local Dory captains to plan your adventure. You’ll launch and land right off the beach and spend the day fishing for rockfish, ling cod, Dungeness Crab—whatever is in season.

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge

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    TIDE POOL EXPLORATION

    Join Adventure Coach and tide pools enthusiast Taylor for a private and in-depth tour of our beloved tide pools at the base of Cape Kiwanda. Meet scores of sea stars, tiny tunicates, and prehistoric sculpin while  learning the geological history of how the pools were created, exactly how the moon influences tidal rhythms, and how the secretive and captivating inhabitants of the intertidal zone are used as an indicator of the health of our oceans. Upon return, enjoy a warming cup of cocoa or coffee or a refreshing iced tea. 1 hour

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    •  $40; inquire for available times

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    FAT TIRE BIKE TOUR – NESKOWIN TO WINEMA

    Head out for a privately guided fat tire bike tour between two of the region’s most scenic beaches. Starting in historic Neskowin, home of the famed Proposal Rock, your Adventure Coach will lead the way north along the sweeping beach to the Nestucca River mouth at Winema Beach. Once there, look for seals and pelicans in the river, explore the rock formations mussel beds, and hear the important role the river mouth played in establishing Pacific City’s famed Dory boat fleet. Upon return to Neskowin, hear the tale of Proposal Rock’s namesake as you stand in the shadow of this giant monolith. 2 hours

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • $85 per person; inquire for available times

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STAY IN ADVENTURES


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    SEAFOOD BUTCHERY

    Step into the kitchen with Chef John Nelson and learn to how butcher local fare of the Northwest. This one-of-a-kind class features demonstrations that will bolster your confidence whenever it’s your turn to prepare something from the sea. Also included is a charcuterie board and two glasses of Kramer “Celebration” to enjoy at leisure in your guest room. 1.5 hours

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • $150 per person; Thursday and Saturday, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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    MIXOLOGY AT MERIDIAN

    Discover your inner mixologist in a private summer mixology class with our resident mixologist, Kait! She will share her tips for setting up a home bar and the fundamentals of creating delicious, attractive summer sippers. With a focus on your choice of whiskey, mezcal, or gin, you will work your way recipes from both Kait’s personal repertoire and from the menu at Meridian Restaurant & Bar – all of which are guaranteed to fortify the spirit of any coastal adventurer. 1 hour

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    •  $60 per person; inquire for available times

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    CRAB SHAKING 101

    Learn how to shake a crab in this 60-minute lesson from a Meridian chef team member. You’ll learn how to shake a crab like a pro, no claw-cracker needed. Enjoy a whole crab with our house-made Bloody Mary cocktail sauce or drawn butter. 1 hour

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • $75 per person; inquire for available times

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    OYSTER SHUCKING 101

    Shuck a dozen oysters and refine your oyster-shucking skills while you learn the fascinating history of oysters in the Northwest in this hands-on class with a Meridian chef team member. Ingest your work with our house-made mignonette and Bloody Mary cocktail sauce. 1 hour

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • $65 per person; inquire for available times

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    PRIVATE GUIDED YOGA

    Join your Yoga Instructor in our Wellness Studio for a 60 or 90-minute session customized to all levels—from beginners interested in learning yoga fundamentals to those who wish to build on an existing practice. Seasonal offerings include Vinyasa Flow, Yoga Foundations, Restorative Yoga, and Vin/Yin Yoga. 1 hour+

    • Open to Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    •  $85, up to two participants; inquire for available times

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COMPLIMENTARY SMALL-GROUP OUTINGS


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    PACIFIC CITY PATHWAYS

    Join your Adventure Coach on this beautiful hike that heads out from our lobby and through town to a “secret” trailhead. The trail ascends gently up Nestucca Ridge and offers unique views of Pacific City and its coastline before sloping down through a quiet stand of pines. Leashed dogs are welcome.

    • Complimentary for Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Note: Before you head out, pick up a Barrel Bag from the Adventure Center. Bring it back with refuse you collect and ear a free beverage from Pelican Brewing Company!

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    AFTERNOON DUNE HIKE AT CAPE KIWANDA

    Join your adventure coach for a hike up the tallest dune on the Oregon Coast. On a clear day the top of the dune offers views of Nestucca Bay to the south and Cape Lookout to the north—with expansive views along the way. Leashed dogs are welcome.

    • Complimentary for Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • Wednesday, Friday, Sunday; 4:00 pm  – 5:00 pm
    • Note: Before you Head Out, pick up a Barrel Bag from the Adventure Center. Bring it back with refuse you collect and ear a free beverage from Pelican Brewing Company!

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    SUPERMOON DUNE HIKE

    Supermoons occur when the moon travels close to Earth on its elliptical path; on these nights, the moon appears brighter and larger than any other time of year. Our Adventure Coaches will lead the way up our beloved dune on this special moonlit hike. Once on top, enjoy house-made hot chocolate and a picturesque display of the moonlit seascape.

    • Complimentary for Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • Wednesday May 26 at 8:15 pm, Thursday June 24 at 9:30 pm

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    NEW MOON STARGAZING

    When the New Moon lets other celestial bodies shine, there is no better place to study constellations with your Adventure Coaches or have a few moments of quiet reflection than perched on the slopes of the Great Dune. Join us for a gentle hike to the north slope of the dune where we will throw out blankets and delight in a stadium of stars.

    • Complimentary for Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • Thursday June 10 at 9:30 pm, Friday July 30 at 9:30 pm, Sunday August 8 at 9:30 pm

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    TIDE POOL DISCOVERY

    Hidden under the mighty Pacific Ocean, along the jagged Oregon shores, is a secret world inhabited by legions of unusual residents. Visible only when the tides retreat, the treasures of the Cape Kiwanda’s tidepools usually go unseen by most visitors. Join our Adventure Coaches for an opportunity to explore this secretive world and meet the unique creatures that call it home. 1 hour

    • Complimentary for Registered Guests of Headlands Lodge
    • Friday May 28, 9:00 am; Saturday May 29th, 9:45 am; Friday June 25, 8:00 am, Saturday June 26, 8:45 am, Sunday June 27, 9:30 am; Saturday July 24th, 7:45 am; Sunday July 25th, 8:30 am

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    COMMUNITY BEACH CLEANUP

    Here at Headlands, we take stewardship of our natural areas seriously. Feeling fortunate to have a world-class coastline to call home, we reserve a special love for our beach.  We offer a pint from Pelican Brewing for every Barrel Bag returned with collected trash. We host monthly community beach clean-ups. Come take part, the last Saturday of each month, and let us share with you our love of this special place. All are welcome; hot chocolate and coffee to follow. 

    • Complimentary for all
    •  Last Saturday of every month; 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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    SOLVE CLEANUP AT SITKA SEDGE

    Our mission of stewardship has expanded once again! Our monthly beach cleanups at Cape Kiwanda have been such a success that we recently adopted the beach at our beloved Sitka Sedge Natural Area a part of the SOLVE Adopt-a-Beach Program.

    • Complimentary for all
    • Second Saturday of every month; 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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