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By Karen Huwe
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The Oregon Coast

Out and About: With Karen Huwe

 

Karen Huwe

Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach.

A place where doing nothing is doing something.

On the Oregon Coast, it is said that doing nothing is doing something. Yet how do you find time to do nothing when there is so much to see and do?  There are many miles of beach to walk, places to bicycle and places of interest such as the 164 steps up to the top of the 125 feet high Astoria Column where you get a panorama view of the valley.

For the history buffs, you can visit Fort Stevens and Fort Clatsop Historical Parks or tour the Maritime Museum.

In Hammond, the ship Peter Iredale, has been beached since running aground in 1906. Hays...



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