Sunset at Brookings Harbor Ocean FrontPortside Crest is in Brookings Harbor, Oregon and located in a “banana belt,” with milder year-round temperatures and weather patterns. While overcast and chilly inland, Brookings can be sunny with beach temperatures well into the 70’s in fall and winter. When it’s a scorching 105 inland, Brookings may be in the high 60’s.

Brookings Oregon Slam'n Salmon Ocean Derby.

Portside Crest is located off of Lower Harbor Road, in the heart of the port area which offers recreation, shopping and dining venues. For beachcombers, four quintessentially “Oregon” beaches are within a 15-30 minute drive of Portside Crest: Pelican Beach State Park, Harris Beach, Lone Ranch Beach and Whaleshead Beach.

Deep Sea Fishing charter services based in the port along with private boat moorage offer anglers outstanding year-round ocean fishing options. In winter, whale watching from cliffs above the beach is a popular activity that draws visitors and volunteers for Whale-Watch Weeks. Along the Chetco River,Chetco Bar at the Port of Brookings fishing, rafting, kayaking and swimming abound. Hikers, birders and photographers will marvel at the photo-ops along the Pacific Crest Trail that meanders over miles of unspoiled oceanfront land. Upriver at Loeb State Park, more miles of lush, forested trails await. Some of the world’s most pristine redwood forests are less than an hour away in Redwood National Park and Jedediah Smith State Park. Only 3 1/2 miles up the Chetco River, Salmon Run Golf Course offers 18 exhilarating and challenging holes set amidst a picturesque, wooded wonderland.

Harbor Highlights

  • Pacific Ocean & Chetco River Access
  • Coastal Fishing
  • Great Crab Season
  • Sailing & Power Boating
  • Commercial Fishing Fleet
  • Walk to the Beach Or Marina
  • Azalea Festival (Memorial Day Weekend)
    Parade, Car Show, Art Show & More
  • Farmer's & Artisan's Market (June-Oct Saturdays at the Port of Brookings-Harbor)
  • American Music Festival Summer Concerts
  • 4th of July Celebration
  • Southern Oregon Kite Festival
  • Pirates of the Pacific Festival
  • Master Gardner’s Coastal Garden & Art Tour
  • Slam’n Salmon Ocean Derby
  • Christmas Party at the Port
  • Community Bazaar
  • Nature’s Coastal Holiday

Brooking's Local Community Map