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Centuries ago, there was a large Indian village at the mouth of the Big Nestucca River as evidenced by the numerous Indian mounds and artifacts found in that area. Chief Kiwanda was their most famous leader, hence the name Cape Kiwanda.

Professional and sport fishermen brave the surf to the open sea to fish for cod and bottom fish. Pacific City is famous for these dory boats, celebrated every year with the Dory Days festivities during the third weekend in July. Pacific City also has two rivers for fishing. You’ll find several good restaurants, gift shops, and galleries.


Art Dapper Frog | Soaring Crane Gallery |
Birding on the Oregon Coast Mugg Estuarine Park Bird Watching |
Oregon State Parks Cape Kiwanda |
Real Estate Sandpiper Realty |
RV campgrounds and dealers Raines Resort and RV Park |
Vacation Rentals Seaview Vacation Rentals | Telephone 503-392-4340

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11/16 Coming to The area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.