Guide Workshops Scheduled! Live and In Person!
These workshops and intended for experienced licensed guides and those interested in becoming guides. Speakers will address topics related to tourism trends, marketing methods and new opportunities, and training specific to guides. Workshop will also include discussion of current challenges and opportunities and hear you desired future workshop/webinar topics.
Nov 8, 2022 2pm-5pm GOLD BEACH Extension Office (Click Here for Flyer)
New Curry County Tourism Strategic Plan and Guide Support • State and Coastal Visitor Data • State Marketing of Guides • Training & Recognition through OSG Extension GORP • Guide Licensing Update • NETWORKING and DISCUSSION OF Guide Needs
Nov 9, 2022 2pm-5pm NEWPORT – Hatfield Marine Science Center (Click Here for Flyer)
State and Coastal Visitor Data • State Marketing of Guides • Training & Recognition through OSG Extension GORP • Guide Licensing Update • NETWORKING and DISCUSSION OF Guide Needs
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From Curry Counties online information….Curry County’s Destination Strategic Plan is something we are proud to provide to the community, along with assistance from our partners. This detailed plan includes suggestions and strategies on how our County might look in 2037 when Curry County’s tourism industry is fully realized.
A little about Curry County…
Visitor Information Centers and Sites – The three primary visitor centers in Curry County are located at the Crissey Fields Welcome Center at the Oregon/California border, the Gold Beach Visitor Center, and the Visitor Center in Port Orford; all are located along U.S Highway 101. The Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce also has some information, as does the Brookings City Hall. The Brookings Chamber is located at the Port in Brookings-Harbor; City Hall in downtown Brookings.
We are part of the the Wild Rivers Coast, which involves two marketing efforts: The first is the GO Wild Rivers Coast, which promotes from Port Orford in Oregon south to Klamath in California. The second is the Wild Rivers Coast Promotion via Travel Oregon which promotes from Bandon in Coos Bay, Oregon to Brookings in Curry County, Oregon. We are also part of regional efforts known as The People’s Coast and through the Southern Oregon Visitors Association.Wild and Scenic Rivers – Curry County is home to 5 National Wild and Scenic Rivers: Elk, Rogue, Illinois, Chetco, and North Fork Smith—all renowned for their clear water, salmon runs, and recreation opportunities.
Visit the GO Wild Rivers Coast website and download their free app.
Wilderness Area – Curry County is home to 4 wilderness areas:
These are pristine areas, so please leave no trace!