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State Parks & National Lands

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: 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: 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: Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Kayaking, State Parks & National Lands

Oregon Coast Kayaking

Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 621-0496
jhschles47@gmail.com

Owner John Schlesinger is an ACA certified instructor and has been giving tours and lessons for five years. John’s sole goal is to deliver an exciting and safe kayaking experience for ¬†everyone who is willing. Private lessons/tours available…

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

Shell Island

Shell Island

Part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Shell Island and the surrounding reefs provide breeding and rest areas for sea birds and Marine mammals. Shell Island is the largest marine haul out on the Oregon Coast. Gray Whales, Northern…

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: Birding, Culture & Museums, State Parks & National Lands

South Slough National Estuary

61907 Seven Devils Rd
Charleston, OR 97420
[1] 541-888-5558

The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (South Slough NERR) is a 5,000 acre natural area located in the Coos estuary on the south coast of Oregon.The South Slough contains upland forests, freshwater wetlands and ponds, salt marshes, mud…

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…

Activities: Birding, State Parks & National Lands, Walking & Hiking

Wasson Creek Trail (South Slough Estuary)

South Slough National Estuary
Charleston, OR 97420

Length: .75 mile loop Difficulty: Easy Surface: Dirt, gravel Information courtesy of Coos Trails. Access: From Charleston, head west on Cape Arago Highway and in 0.1 miles turn south on Seven Devils Road.¬†¬†Drive 4.5 miles following signs to South…