The North Coast Food Trail

Looking for a reason to escape to the coast? Like we need a reason… The North Coast Food Trail is a partnership between Tillamook Coast Visitor’s Association, Travel Oregon, Cannon Beach, Lincoln City and Food Roots. The North Coast Food Trail Highlights the unique culinary and agrecultural experiences from Cannon Beach, through the Tillamook Coast, to Lincoln City. This slice of the Oregon shore has an abundance of producers, shops, vendors and restaurants, who share a passion for bringing out the region’s flavors. Follow wild seafood from the fisherman’s net to the chef’s block; learn how to forage the woods for rare mushrooms; tour the farms–and meet the cows–supplying dairy for Oregon-made cheese, ice cream and butter. Get a taste of fresh coast-to-table fare as you explore foodways and check out the “roots” of your meal.

deGarde Brewing brewmaster Trevor Rogers

There are nine categories of business’ who participate as a part of the North Coast Food Trail: Guided Tours & Experiences, explore the coast with the pros via kayak, hike the coast, or book a curated trip — your guide awaits. Breweries, Wineries & Distilleries, Sip coastal beer, wine and spirits. Experts open their doors to curious customers, whether you’re a casual drinker, or a connoisseur, you’ll have a chance to sample something new, and get an insider look into the process.

EVOO cooking school in Cannon Beach

Cooking Schools, Learn to work with the bounty of natural ingredients available on the coast. Instructors help you slice, sauté, and steam your way to culinary mastery. Enjoy cooking demos, classes, and practical tips to take home and put into practice. Restaurants, of course, relax and let the chef’s on the coast work their magic with from-the-source-ingredients. This category is a must! Farms, go straight to the source and see where fresh food comes from. Meet the farmers, hang out with their animals, see how crops are planted, managed, and distributed to local businesses, and beyond!

Recess food truck in Tillamook

Retail, from handmade candy to just-caught fish, to in-season produce, you’ll find something to take home — if it makes it that far. Foraging, get out and find food in the wild! Haul in crab nets, pluck tomatoes, discover native berries. Have fun and learn something new. Farmers Markets, buy from local vendors. Crisp lettuce, fresh eggs, just-cut flowers, and more. Meet the artisans. Lodging, after a long day, cozy up in a historic covered wagon, a farmhouse room, or a quaint B&B. You have some options, all of them are great!

Barnacle Bills seafood market in Lincoln City

Check out the Food Trail and more at Visit Tillamook Coast!

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