Gold Beach Visitor's Center- Glass Float HeadquartersAnnual Glass Float Treasure Hunting along the Southern Oregon Coast
1 Month – 1 Mile – 1000 Floats
During The Month Of April, Visit Gold Beach, Oregon
Search For Beach Treasure!
Begin your adventure at the GOLD BEACH VISITOR CENTER – AKA Float Headquarters – to receive a Treasure Map to learn where 250 3” glass floats are hidden
during each week of April.
Shop For Your Beach Treasure
Your Treasure Map will also list participating shops where you will receive one 4” float gift with a minimum $25 purchase.
Win A Beach Treasure
When visiting the GBVC Float Headquarters, you will also have additional daily opportunities to win a special float.
Enjoy Your Treasure Hunt, Have fun but just take one!
So, Other Treasure Hunters May Experience The Thrill Of Finding A Treasure!
Just A Bit Of Float History!
Beginning in Norway in 1844, fishermen would attach glass floats to provide buoyancy to their nets. Japan began using glass floats for the same purpose in 1910. Other countries, including England, France, Russia, and the United States by 1940.