Activities

Charleston

Bastendorff Beach

Charleston, OR 97420

Bastendorff Beach is a favorite among surfers, kiters, beachcombers and locals and tourists alike. You’ll find an uninterrupted beach and ocean views can be enjoyed here. Bastendorff Beach is defined by Yoakam Head and the south jetty at…

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: Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Shopping

Chuck’s Seafood

91135 Boat Basin Drive
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-5525

Famuos for the finest Salmon, Albacore Tuna, Crab, Oysters and other fine seafood these water’s have to offer. At Chuck’s, they pick only the best! Gift packs and samplers are available as well and all are freshly prepared, hand packed…

Activities: Shopping

Crab Shack

63840 Crossline Road
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-3433

Seafood Market, crab rentals, bait. Cooking and cleaning available. Open daily 8am-6pm.

Activities: Shopping

Fishermen’s Wharf

63534 Kingfisher S-1
Charleston, OR 97420
541-888-TUNA
541-888-8862

Fresh Fish! Located just off “D” Dock in the Charleston boat basin.  Pick your own Dungeness Crab from their live tank or one of their pre-cooked iced crab – done daily. They will cook and clean your catch. Purchase canned and…

Activities: Shopping

Kinnee’s Gifts & Shells

91134 Cape Arago Hwy
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-5924

Shells, t-shirts, novelty items, souvenirs to capture your memories! Friendly old fashioned service and a staple of Charleston!

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: Golfing

Sunset Bay Golf Course

89516 Cape Arago Hwy
Charleston, OR 97420
(541) 888-9301

This professionally designed par 36 course is over 3,000 yards and majestically wanders through a natural valley setting. We are family friendly and welcome everyone to enjoy a relaxed game of golf. The Pro shop is open from 8am to 6:30pm every day…