The Marine Layer was our traveling companion Thursday as we further explored US 101 S. along the Oregon coast. When we left at 9 am it was still pretty thick.
Pacific City view of Cape Kiwanda and the iconic rock. (See Restful Last Day blog)
As the day progressed, the layer started to thin, along the coast and disappeared whenever the road curved inland.
Some clam diggers braved the damp and cold about 10 am.
All along the coast are tsunami warning signs—when entering an area there are signs pointing out the direction to go if a tsunami threatens.
Clear views of the coastline. Notice the layer hovering just offshore.
The further south we drove through a couple of cities. Newport and Lincoln City seemed to go on forever.
South Jetty Thousand Trails park lies south of the city of Florence at the edge of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.
We were fortunate to find a spot not far from the recreation area.
View up the street.
This park is not as spread out as Pacific City. In front of our house, down the hill left and right brings us to the family activities area.
Basketball and pickleball, to the right of them is
hot tubs (in that little building) and nice big swimming pool. To the right of them is
the activity center with a nice wide covered porch.
The park has three yurts for rent, plus
At the opposite end of the park (at the top of the hill from us) is the adult activity center consisting of tv room, restrooms,
puzzle, two nice pool tables, and table shuffleboard.
This multipurpose building is located next to the center,
as this nice campfire area.
As we started back down the hill we noticed a gate leading to this adventure golf area. This is a family tourist attraction consisting of adventure golf, go carts, and a train ride. I found it an interesting plus that it was accessible from the Thousand Trails park so guests didn’t have to drive around to the entrance.
Lots of interesting stuff to see here.
Louise and Duane