Gearhart Golf Links
Enjoy a round of golf at Gearhart Golf Links, an 18-hole golf course located directly across the street fromGearhart by the Sea Resort. Nestled amidst Gearhart's beach pines, the course has a classic links flavor with a hint of traditional design features. First opened in 1892 as three holes strewn across the sand dunes, the course now plays 6218 yards from the blue tees and 5353 yards from the red tees. The oldest golf course in the northwest, Gearhart Golf Links played a significant place in the history of the town of Gearhart.
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Fax 503-717-0265Resort Activities
Enjoy the Resort
You don't need to go far to find enjoyment at Gearhart by the Sea. A number of activities are located right on or near our premises.
Depending on which part of Gearhart by the Sea Resort you are staying in, two pools are available. The Gearhart House pool is for Gearhart House guests only. It features a jacuzzi. The Pacific View pool is for guests staying in the Pacific View, Pacific Terraces, Pacific Palisades, and the houses that Gearhart by the Sea rents. It doesn't have a jacuzzi.
9:00 am to 10:00 am, Adult swim
10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Open swim
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Adult swim
Walk to the Beach
A sandy trail takes you directly from Gearhart by the Sea up over the grassy dunes to miles of open Oregon beaches. Walk south until you come to the Necanicum river estuary. Or head north to find the Peter Iredale, an aging shipwreck that is still visible at low tide.
Play a round or two of golf at Gearhart Golf Links.
Enjoy a Good Meal
Enjoy a relaxing meal or an after-golf-game drink at the McMenamin's Sand Trap Bar & Grill, located in the Kelly House.
The Sandtrap Bar & Grill schedules special events for holidays such as St. Patrick's Day, Easter, and Halloween. Contact the McMenamin's Sand Trap Bar & Grill for more information.Local Activities
Enjoy Your Time at Gearhart by the Sea Resort
No matter what your interests, you're sure to find activities to entertain you and your guests while you're at Gearhart by the Sea. Here's just a sampling of the many things you can do while you're here.
Enjoy the Beach. There is nothing as spectacular as the Oregon Coast. Gearhart by the Sea is located on one of Oregon's longest beaches. A sandy trail takes you directly from the resort up over the grassy dunes to miles of open Oregon beaches. Walk south until you come to the Necanicum river estuary. Or head north to find the Peter Iredale, an aging shipwreck that is still visible at low tide. You can spend hours on this expansive beach. Enjoy the sand and surf, and then cap your day with a beautiful coastal sunset.
Hike Through Town or at Local Parks. Gearhart has a unique trail that runs from the Gearhart Golf Links to the Necanicum rivier. It passes right through the middle of town. If you are looking for some serious hiking, try any of these hikes. You can also go to any of Oregon's numerous state parks for hiking.
Participate in Local Happenings. Check out our calendar of local events for special activities during your stay. Just click on the Local Events tab, above.
Dig for Clams. The northern Oregon Coast is known for its razor clams, which are as much fun to catch as they are good to eat. Click here for tips on how to catch a razor clam.
Go Fish. Astoria, Warrenton, and Hammond have a number of charter boats available to take you fishing for salmon, sturgeon, and bottom fish. The experienced charter operators can take care of everything, including fishing licenses. Don't know much about fishing? Click here for background info on two prominent local species: salmon and sturgeon.
Enjoy a Tasty Meal. Pacific Way Bakery and Cafe serves an eclectic menu of lunch and dinner items, along with delicious take-out pizzas, marion berry scones, and pecan sticky buns. Their hours vary, so call them at 503-738-0245. McMenamins Sand Trap Bar & Grill, right across the street from Gearhart by the Sea Resort, provides its familiar menu along with their locally-made microbrews.
Shop to Your Heart's Content. Gearhart has a selection of specialty shops for your shopping pleasure. Be sure to check out Fitzgeralds Home & Garden for a vast selection of garden items, linens, dishes, soaps, and lotions. Right next door, Pacific Cottage has a delightful mix of antique linens, ironstone platters, sliver hand-selected in Great Britain, cozy quilts, luxurious soaps and lotions, and vintage hand painted furniture. If antiques are your passion, be sure to check out one of the antiques stores on Pacific Way in the heart of Gearhart. Gearhart Grocery, also on Pacific Way, sells local wines and everything you need for a fun day at the beach.
Play Golf. Hit a bucket of balls or get in 9 or 18 holes at Gearhart Golf Links located conveniently next to Gearhart by the Sea Resort.Local Events
Events at the Beach
A number of events in nearby Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, and other local destinations can make your visit to Gearhart by the Sea memorable. Astoria is a short 15 miles north of Gearhart by the Sea. Seaside is just three miles south of the resort, and Cannon Beach is 8.5 miles south of the resort.
April 4 to April 27. Paintings by Shirley Gittleshon and sea kelp sculpture by Vicky York at the White Bird Gallery in Cannon Beach.
Wednesday April 8. Lecture by Donna Sheldon: Hidden Heritage of New Spain at the Cannon Beach History Center at the corner of Spruce and Sunset streets in Cannon Beach.
Saturday April 11. Community Easter Egg Hunt in Seaside.
Sunday April 19. In Their Footsteps Lecture Series at Fort Clatsop: Columbia Condors: Forgotten Giants in the Sky.
Friday to Sunday, April 24 to 26. Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival.
Saturday April 25. Blues guitar virtuoso and singer Mary Flower performs at the Cannon Beach History Center at the corner of Spruce and Sunset streets in Cannon Beach. 7:30 to 9:30 pm.
Friday to Sunday, May 1 to 3. Spring Unveiling at various art galleries in Cannon Beach.
Saturday May 2. Seaside Art Walk, downtown Seaside. Maps can be collected from participating businesses or from the Chamber of Commerce. Look for balloons outside art walk locations. 5 pm to 8 pm.
Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3. OHA Horse Show at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds.
Sunday May 17. In Their Footsteps Lecture Series at Fort Clatsop: Jane Kirkpatrick, Women as Artists: From the Midwest to the Northwest.
Saturday May 23. 4-H Spring Dog Show at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds.
Saturday May 30. Trash Can Joe performs Dixieland, ragtime, and swing jazz at the Cannon History Center on the corner of Spruce & Sunset streets in Cannon Beach. 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. $5/adults, $2/kids.
Saturday June 6. Seaside Art Walk, downtown Seaside. Maps can be collected from participating businesses or from the Chamber of Commerce. Look for balloons outside art walk locations. 5 pm to 8 pm.
Daily throughout the year. Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP). Weather and tide permitting, HRAP staffers can be found on the beach next to Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach on most low-tide mornings.
Sundays, May 10 to October 4. Astoria Sunday Market.
The first Saturday of each month. Seaside Art Walk.
The last Saturday of each month (except June, July, and August). ACOUSTIC FOLK! concerts presented by the Cannon Beach History Center at the corner of Spruce and Sunset streets in Cannon Beach. Gourmet coffee is provided and all ages are welcome. Admission is $5 for adult, $2 for children. Tickets are available at the door. 7:30 to 9:30 pm.
April 12 to August 1. Art quilts by Kathy Kerler and Friends on display at the Cannon Beach History Center on the corner of Spruce and Sunset streets in Cannon Beach.
Tuesdays. Improv at the Astor Street Opry Company in Astoria. An active group session on the art of Improv. 7 to 9 pm. Free.
March 20 to April 19. Bus Stop at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. Friday and Saturday, 8 pm. Sunday, 3 pm.
May 1 to May 24. Dames at Sea at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. Friday and Saturday, 8 pm. Sunday, 3 pm.
Friday, Saturday, and Monday, May 24, 25, and 27. Godspell at the Astor Street Opry Company in Astoria. 7 to 10 pm. $10.00.
June 12 to October 17. Three shows playing: Bullshot Crummond, Sherlock's Secret Life, and Come Blow Your Horn at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. Various days and times.
November 13 to December 20. Hello Dolly at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. Friday and Saturday, 8 pm. Some Sundays, 3 pm.
Friday and Saturday Evenings. The Dinner Show at the EVOO Cooking School in Cannon Beach. Three courses carefully paired with three wines and a great dessert finale. Two-and-a-half hours of dinner, entertainment, and lively interactive educational banter. Includes recipe packet. 6 pm to 8:30 pm. $89 per person.
Sunday April 12. Celebration Brunch--Happy Easter at the EVOO Cooking School in Cannon Beach. 11 am to 1:30 pm.
Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25. Vintner Dinner at the EVOO Cooking School in Cannon Beach. Mike Sebastiani, wine maker at Highway 12, a Sonoma Valley and Carneros district vineyard and winery. 6 pm to 8:30 pm.
Saturday May 9. Simply Sturgeon at the Seafood Center in Astoria.
Saturday May 16. The Dinner Show at the EVOO Cooking School in Cannon Beach. 6 pm to 8:30 pm. .
Friday and Saturday Evenings. Artisan Bread Making at the EVOO Cooking School in Cannon Beach. Make, bake, and take traditional and artisan varieties of bread. Greek salad lunch included. 9 am to 11:30 pm.Gearhart Resort Gearhart By The Sea Resort email@example.com 1157 N. Marion St. Gearhart Oregon 97138 United States 1 800 547 0115