Looking for Agates

image One Rough Beach

The city of Port Orford only occupies an area of 1.61 square miles, but it packs in a lot of natural beauty, history and geological resources. Home to less than 1,200 people, it boasts 3 state parks:

  • Port Orford Heads where the Lifeboat Station Museum is located
  • Paradise Point that offers spectacular sunsets
  • Tseradiun, more popularly known as Agate Beach

And the 130-acre, fresh water Lake Garrison…

image enjoyportorford.com

The docent at the Lifeboat Museum suggests a visit to Agate Beach after offering me a small sand polished stone.

image wheeledhorizons.blogspot.com

Jeff only has to hear his caution about not wading into the ocean because of the dangerous undertows when, before I know it, we are headed for a rock-hunting expedition and an adventure with waves.

The beach access greets us.

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The ocean waves entice us.

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…Maybe a little too much!

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