Activities

Historical

Activities: Beach, Historical, Kayaking, Lighthouses, Scenic Drives

Cape Arago Lighthouse

Charleston, OR 97424

Cape Arago is located in Charleston just west of Coos Bay, and is easily noticeable due to its distinct fog horn. It was first illuminated in 1934, and stands at 44 feet above sea level. The Lighthouse is located on an island and is not accessible…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Historical

Charleston Marine Life Center

63466 Boat Basin Rd
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-2581
cmlc@uoregon.edu

Located on the edge of the harbor in Charleston, OR, the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Charleston Marine Life Center is an exciting place for discovery. Aquaria highlighting different coastal ecosystems, a tidepool touch tank, whale and…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Historical

Coos History Museum

1210 N Front St
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 756-6320
info@cooshistory.org

The Coos History Museum faces Coos Bay along Highway 101 frontage. With ever-changing exhibits, event and rental space, a unique museum shop and a developing bayfront plaza, this community built facility opened new in 2015.…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Eat & Drink, Entertainment & Nightlife, Events, Historical, Theaters

Historic Egyptian Theatre

229 S. Broadway
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 269-8650

The Egyptian Theatre, built in 1925, is located downtown at 229 South Broadway on the main street of the City of Coos Bay. Due to the Theatre’s historical significance, and to the commitment of Helen Doving to historical research, the Egyptian…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Historical

Marshfield Sun Printing Museum

1049 N Front St
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 267-3762
mgiles@wavecrestdiscoveries.com

Features original equipment of The Sun Newspaper (1891 –1944) and exhibits on printing and local history.Hours: Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Tues-Sat 1pm – 4pm. For group tours or other times of the year call 541-266-0901 or…

Activities: Culture & Museums, Historical

Oregon Coast Historical Railway Museum

766 South 1st St
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 297-6130
lyoust@verizon.net

Railroad and logging equipment in an outdoor display area, and a mini-museum with photos and railroad memorabilia. Signature piece is a restored 1922 Baldwin steam locomotive that worked for many decades in the region’s forests. Ring the bell!…

Activities: Cycling, Historical, Walking & Hiking

Sawmill & Tribal Trail

North Bend Information Center
North Bend, OR 97459
(541) 756-4613
SawmillTribalTrail@Gmail.com

The Sawmill & Tribal Trail is 5.6 miles one way and can be walked, bicycled or driven. Just look for the trail logo on numbered cedar post or on streets or sidewalks. The trail is divided into three section: A)North Bend, B) John Topits Park, C)…

Activities: Beach, Birding, Historical, Kayaking, Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands, Walking & Hiking

Shore Acres State Park

Shore Acres State Park
(541) 888-3732

The jewel of the South Coast, Shore Acres State Park is perched on rugged sandstone cliffs high above the ocean. Shore Acres is an unexpected combination of beautiful natural and man-made features. Once the famed estates of Louis Simpson, Shore…

Activities: Beach, Historical, Kayaking, Tidepooling

Situated directly below Shore Acres, a winding path takes you to this secluded ocean cove. You’ll find crashing waves, migrating whales, and views of hundreds of seals & sea lions and other wildlife. Please do not bother the seal pups you may…

Activities: Beach, Geocaching, Historical, Kayaking, State Parks & National Lands, Tidepooling

Sunset Bay State Park

Sunset Bay State park
Charleston, OR, OR 97420
(541) 888-4902
1-800-551-6949

Sunset Bay State Park features beautiful sandy beaches protected by towering sea cliffs. A favorite among locals and tourists, Sunset Bay State Park is protected by towering sea cliffs and features beautiful sandy beaches, amazing tide pools, picnic…