- The list below includes 42 free or cheap things to do in or near Yachats, Oregon, including 41 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Religious Buildings, Hiking Trails and Mountains.
- From Yachats coastline to Devil's Churn, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Yachats and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport and Florence.
Yachats only has 635 permanent residents but its population can swell when the tourists arrive in this resort community. Visitors can beachcomb, stroll, ride bikes, watch animals and birds, shop, play golf, ride horses, climb sand dunes, ride dune buggies, shop, and many other activities.
Yachats Commons Park is a place where people can see a marshland. The area is filled with boardwalks and paths through native plants, flowers, and a preserved spruce forest, which also serves as home to migrating waterfowl, ospreys, and other sea birds.
Visitors can view a collection of local historical artifacts and learn about the history of the Yachats community at Little Log Church Museum. The museum is still used for weddings and memorials and also hosts fine arts exhibits.
Touchstone Gallery is a showcase and marketplace for the works of 120 Oregon-based artists who work in a wide variety of media. Located in the GreenHouse MarketPlace, the gallery also maintains an online store, and gift wraps purchases for free.
Visitors can view the photography of Bob Keller and Donna McCoy, two leading Oregon photographers, at the Wave Gallery. The gallery is a part of the Greenhouse Marketplace, an art complex that also houses the Earthworks and Touchstone galleries.
The Earthworks Gallery at Yachats is a bright, sunny display space for the works of local and regional artists. The gallery features a blend of works, including sculptures, pottery, paintings, and hand-crafted jewelry.