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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
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Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30AM − 5:00PM

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Travel Adventures

Join us for wild and wacky adventures with the 60+ Activity Center...who knows where it might lead...


Please review the trip policies document for more information

 

waterfall

HIKE - Trail of Ten Falls, Silverton, OR

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Cost $16.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM (moderate, 7.2 miles)

Where else can you walk behind a waterfall? The Trail of Ten Falls is a spectacular hiking trail that weaves through a forested landscape passing a series of breathtaking waterfalls.

Fort Hoskins

HIKE - Ft. Hoskins Loop Trail, Philomath, OR

Monday, July 23, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM (easy/moderate 1.8 miles)

Trails are well marked to locate where enlisted men and officers lived, where they ate their meals, and where formations were held. Hiking trails offer excellent views of the coast range and old orchards provide apples in the fall.

depoe bay trail

HIKE - Depoe Bay Nature Trail, Depoe Bay, OR

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 10:00 - 1:00 PM (easy, 2.5 miles)

The trail winds from the harbor up into the forest that overlooks the town and the sea, with splendid views of the World's Smallest Harbor, before winding back down to the City Park.

 

antique trolley
Corvallis Historic Homes Tour, Corvallis, OR

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM

If you are a history buff, this trip is for you! Get ready for a fun-filled day that will include a 90 minute trolley tour, as a guide explains the history and architecture behind the beautiful homes, Farmers' Market, Trader Joes and lunch (on your own) at Panera Bread.

beaver creek hike

HIKE - Beaver Creek, Seal Rock, OR

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 10:00 - 1:00 PM (moderate 2.9 miles)

The Beaver Creek Trail Loop is the backbone of a system of trails that skirt the fringes of the upland forests and meadows. Take in the epic view of the Pacific Ocean and lower reaches of the marsh.

Douglas Tree

HIKE - Hydra Loop Trail, Corvallis, OR

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM (Easy 1.2 miles)

Ready to go exploring? After a long climb up from Oak Creek, this loop trail located in the McDonald-Dunn Research Forest, is an often-missed gem that offers the chance to see wildlife.

dancers
Scandinavian Festival, Junction City, OR

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

This is one of the best Northwest celebrations, ongoing since 1961. This annual event celebrates Scandinavian heritage and presents the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Actors and storytellers in colorful costumes weave trhough the crowd, delighting young and old.

indian statue
HIKE - Amanda Trail, Yachats, OR

Friday, August 10, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 9:00 - 2:00 PM (moderate/difficult 4.1 miles)

The trail officially opened in the spring of 1998, drawing a crowd to Amanda Grotto, where the statue of Amanda De-Cuys stands proud as a representative of the people who first lived in what would be come the state of Oregon.

804 trail in Yachats

HIKE - 804 Trail, Yachats, OR

Monday, August 13, 2018

Cost $ 5.00, time 9:00 - 4:00 PM (easy, 1.7 mile)

The 804 trail is part of the Oregon Coast Trail. The tread is an ancient roadway, established by Native Americans and then used by horse & buggy traffic until the construction of Hwy 101. Birds and sea life are abundant here, so keep your camera handy and take your time!

lighthouse

HIKE - Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, Newport, OR

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 10:00 - 2:00 PM (easy, 3 mile loop)

Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, built in 1871, is Newport's oldest building. This easy hike will be on the sand going north until you reach the historic Nye Beach District, heralded by Nye Creek. Go past the Newport Visual Arts Center and loop back to the lighthouse.

antique train
Oregon Coast Scenic Train Ride, Garibaldi, OR

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Cost $38.00, time 8:00 5:00 PM

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. The 90-minute round-trip excursion meanders by Tillamook Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Nehalem Bay, and through the Nehalem River Valley with views that can only be seen by rail.

lighthouse

HIKE - Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Newport, OR

Friday, August 17, 2018

Cost $5.00, time 10:00 - 2:00 PM (easy, 2.4 miles)

Yaquina Head Lighthouse was built in 1873, and is Oregon's tallest lighthouse. The 93' tower's spiral staircase leads to the lantern room, with its massive lens of curved glass prisms. Explore the cobbled beach and a tidepool loop trail.

birds

HIKE - Finley Wildlife Refuge, Corvallis, OR

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM (easy, 2.8 miles)

Ready for a walk on the wild side? Walk in lovely, mossy oak woods blooming with toothworts, orchids and violets in the spring. Look for wood ducks or beavers on Gray Creek, or rest on one of the benches to watch for elk, deer and other wildlife.

oregon state fair
Oregon State Fair, Salem, OR

Friday, August 24, 2018

Cost $16.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

There is no such thing as too much summer fun! With roots going back to 1861, this is one of the nation's classic state fairs! The Oregon State Fair has something for everyone, non-stop entertainment , events, and carnival games and don't forget the fair food!

wooden carousel horse
Willamette Queen Lunch Cruise & Wooden Carousel, Salem, OR

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Cost $50.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Summer is here and what could be better than an hour trip on the river on a genuine paddle stern wheeler boat and a five star lunch? Along with the cruise we will visit the famous Salem RIverfront Carousel where you can watch the master carvers at work.

pedal cart
Oregon Coast Railriders, Bay City, OR

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Cost $35.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Enjoy the unique experience of pedaling a four seated, pedal powered, railroad bicycle along an inactive portion of the Port of Tillamook Bay Rail Road. This is perfect for families, nature enthusiasts, bird watchers, cyclists and rail fans.

children dancing
Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Mount Angel, OR

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Cost $25.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Mark your calendars for the 53rd annual Mt Angel Oktoberfest! This is a four-day celebration of the harvest in Bavarian style. There will be great entertainment at the Bandstand and plenty of bleachers for seating and watching the bands play Polka, and Old World Music using cowbells, alphorms & the accordian.

monkey
Corvallis Fall Festival, Corvallis, OR

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cost $10.00, time 9:00 - 5:00 PM

Corvallis will be hosting the 45th Annual Fall Art Festival. The Festival will be featuring 160 plus artist vendors, 14 plus food carts, plus tasting tables for local wine, beer, and spirits. Also, there are two stages with live music all day for everyone to enjoy.

giraffe
Wildlife Safari Park, Winston, OR

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Cost $42.00, time 7:30 - 6:00 PM

Want to walk on the wild side? Wildlife Safari opened in 1972 and is the only drive-through 600-acre animal park in Oregon. Nestled in a large wooded valley, the park features over 550 animals from around the world.

spider
Davis Family Farm, Corvallis, OR

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 9:30 - 5:00 PM

Hay Ride, Cider & Pumpkins! Get ready for a fun-filled time on a hay ride out to the pumpkin patch! Also included is a corn maze to explore, games, coffee, cider and donuts, and a free pumpkin for each person!

girl with shopping bags
Shopping in Salem at the Downtown Mall, Salem, OR

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Shop until you drop at the Salem Downtown Mall, and at Trader Joe's for those specialty items. Some of the stores are Bath & Body Works, Foot Locker, JC Penney, Kohl's, Macy's, Nordstrom, Victoria's Secret and the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, to only name a few.

 

sausages
Verboort Sausage Festival, Forest Grove, OR

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Cost $16.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

The 84th annual Verboort Sausage Festival is a true chowhound's paradise. The tiny Dutch community takes over the local sausage factory to make a special grind of beef and pork links, which are smoked over an alder fire. Dinner and/or bulk sausage purchase is on your own.

yachats music festival
Yachats Celtic Music Festival, Yachats, OR

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Cost $50.00, time 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Please join us for the 18th annual Yachats Celtic Music Festival where a glorious Gaelic adventure awaits you! For many years the Festival has thrilled audiences with a lively blend of foot-tapping Celtic music, humor, scrumptious food, and graceful dancers.

Oregon garden
Christmas in the Garden, Silverton, OR

Monday, December 3, 2018

Cost $21.00, time 2:30 - 9:00 PM

600,000 holiday lights! Upon arrival, visitors board the Holiday Express tram, where they are transported to the Rediscovery Forest. Walk through a sparkling winter wonderland then warm up at the fire pits.

holiday lights
Holiday LIghts at Shore Acres, Coos Bay, OR

Monday, December 10, 2018

Cost $15.00, time 1:00 - 9:00 PM

325,000 lights and beautiful displays of giant butterflies, mushrooms, cluster flowers, and a life-size gray whale will put you in the holiday spirit! Enjoy hot cider, punch, coffee and cookies at the Garden House.

Oregon Garden Christmas
Christmas in the Garden, Silverton, OR

Monday, December 17, 2018

Cost $21.00, time 2:30 - 9:00 PM

600,000 holiday lights! Upon arrival, visitors board the Holiday Express tram, where they are transported to the Rediscovery Forest. Walk through a sparkling winter wonderland then warm up at the fire pits.