State Parks & National Lands

Activities: Beach, Parks, Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands

Top Photo Courtesy of Melisa Smith “Get your cameras ready, pack your rain gear and come on over! This is definitely a bucket list experience. As always be safe out there, we recommend Shore Acres for the best and safest viewing spot.” &…

Activities: State Parks & National Lands, Walking & Hiking

Cape Arago Pack Trail

Cape Arago State Park
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Length: 2.25 mile (one way) Difficulty: Moderate Surface: Dirt, paved One of the most popular trails for scenic vistas and sheer beauty. If you only have time for one scenic trail, don’t miss this. Information courtesy of Coos Trails. Access:¬…

Activities: Beach, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Geocaching, Kayaking, Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands, Tidepooling, Walking & Hiking

Cape Arago State Park

CAPE ARAGO STATE PARK

Located at the end of Cape Arago Highway, you‚Äôll find Cape Arago Beach. Tucked away below the cliffs, a short walk along the steep trails will take you to a secluded cove where tide pooling and fossils can be found. Visitors can also enjoy whale…

Activities: Beach, Lighthouses, State Parks & National Lands

A short spur off the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, this route showcases a glorious stretch of coastline that includes six state parks, two National Wildlife Refuges, and America’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Activities: State Parks & National Lands, Walking & Hiking

Estuary Study Trails (South Slough Estuary)

South Slough National Estuary
Charleston, OR 97420

Length: 3 miles (loop) Difficulty: Easy Surface: Dirt, gravel Information courtesy of Coos Trails. Access:¬†¬† From Coos Bay or North Bend, follow signs to Charleston, Shore Acres State Park and Ocean Beaches.¬†From Charleston, head west on Cape…

Activities: State Parks & National Lands, Walking & Hiking

Let’s not mince words here. We’re big fans of cheap. Cheap is awesome, that’s just a proven fact. And even better than cheap is free! ¬†Nothing beats spending an awesome day with friends without the unsettling feeling of &#8220…

Activities: Beach, Lighthouses, Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands

With so much to explore along the Southern Oregon Coast, we felt the need to create a series of itineraries to help Oregon Coast visitors make the most of their time here. Come explore Cape Arago Beach Loop and much more!

Activities: Geocaching, Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands, Walking & Hiking

Golden & Silver Falls State Natural Area

Golden and Silver Falls State Park
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Located a half hour from Coos Bay at the end of Coos River Highway, Golden and Silver Falls is 24 miles off Highway 101. A small parking and picnic area is located along the banks of Glenn and Silver Creeks, set in an old-growth forest of Douglas…

Activities: Miscellaneous, State Parks & National Lands

A Showcase of Community Volunteerism Every year, the seven acre Shore Acres State Park is transformed into a wonderfully colorful world of lights and community festivities that attract tourists and locals alike. This annual Holiday Lights display is…

Activities: Parks, Scenic Drives, Shopping, State Parks & National Lands

Oregon’s Adventure Coast features a relaxed and rustic atmosphere ideal for anyone seeking refuge from the hustle and bustle of the “real world”. Charleston is known for its charming marina, fishing, friendly merchants, beautiful…