Famous for its beautiful 7 acre botanical gardens and Japanese lily pond. The gardens shine with over 325,000 lights. 4pm – 9:30pm every night at Shore Acres State Park in Charleston, Oregon; just west of Coos Bay. ($5 parking fee per vehicle)
Visit trained “Whale Watching Spoken Here” volunteers at Shore Acres State Park from 10am to 1pm to learn more about migrating Gray whales. Binoculars available.
Join this 29 year tradition with our local Polar Bears for a New Year's dive in to the ocean. The only rule is that you must completely immerse yourself. Spend 1-5 minutes in our waters and you're sure to start your new year off right!…
Join a South Slough interpreter and venture into the Reserve in search of winged wildlife. $1 per birder. Usually held the first Saturday of each month.