Exclusive Order. Walk the beach, meet friends at an Old Town café, or run home for a sandwich - all options when you work on Oregon's central coast. To the south is 40-mile-long Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. To the north, the tide pools and hiking trails at Cape Perpetua and the bustling port town of Newport. To the east, steelhead fishing on the Siuslaw River and, an hour away, Eugene-Springfield with its restaurants, shops and performing arts center.