Red Sky Over Gold Beach - Oregon

Myers Creek, Gold Beach, Oregon

The Oregon Coast is one of my favorite coastlines to photograph. It stretches 363 miles from the Columbia River to the California state line. The coast has many spectacular scenes that feature long beaches, rugged sea stacks and formations, lighthouses and great clouds. If I had to pick one spot along the coast to photograph, the beach near Myers Creek in Gold Beach would be the one. Not only does  Gold Beach host one of my favorite inns (Tu Tu Tin Lodge), it also is the terminus of the 215-mile long Rogue River. This, along with scenes like this one, make the long drive from Portland so worth the trip. This shot was taken near sunset which, in my opinion, is the best time to photograph there. If you visit the Oregon Coast, try to fit in a visit here.