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The Dazzling Annual Shore Acres Holiday Lights Display is Coming!

The Dazzling Annual Shore Acres Holiday Lights Display is Coming!

Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Tue, Oct 10, 2017

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The brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast shines as brightly as ever in 2017. It might be pumpkin season, but volunteers at Shore Acres State Park are already hard at work preparing for the 31st annual Holiday Lights Display. This is certainly one of our favorite local holiday traditions and it has captured the attention of media, residents,and visitors from all over the country....

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New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

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The Coos Art Museum has announced their upcoming exhibition of contemporary art, All Things Salmon, will open October 13th. The exhibition highlights the significance and influence salmon has had on society and culture throughout history. ...

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Moonlight Paddle and Fall Migration Birding With the South Slough Reserve

Moonlight Paddle and Fall Migration Birding With the South Slough Reserve

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

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The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (South Slough NERR) in Charleston Oregon, is one of our most valuable natural attractions here on Oregon's South Coast. This 5,000 acre natural area is a place like no other. It encompasses a mixture of open water channels, tidal and freshwater wetlands, riparian areas, forested uplands and open water habitats....

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Shore Acres State Park is Truly a "Garden for all Seasons"

Shore Acres State Park is Truly a "Garden for all Seasons"

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

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It's well known fact that the state parks found along the the Cape Arago Beach Loop are nothing short of grand, but if there is one destination along the way you cannot miss, it is the glorious gardens of Shore Acres State Park , a.k.a. "the jewel of the South Coast”. ...

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National Estuaries Week Celebrates Precious Coastal Resources

National Estuaries Week Celebrates Precious Coastal Resources

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

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Many do not realize the important role that estuaries have in our ecosystem and in our lives. Estuarine ecosystems serve as natural barriers to buffer against storms and floods, absorb and store carbon, and provide critical habitat for commercial and recreational fisheries. The need to protect and restore these critical places has never been more pressing....

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Spotlight on Bastendorff Beach

Spotlight on Bastendorff Beach

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

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One of the most common questions visitors ask is "Where's a great beach to just to hang out?" While there are several, we frequently direct our visitors to Bastendorff Beach, located 1/4 mile off the Cape Arago State Highway, about two miles west of Charleston. ...

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One-Day Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Adventure in North Bend Oregon

One-Day Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Adventure in North Bend Oregon

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

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North Bend Oregon may very well be the best kept secret on the Oregon Coast. Situated on the north bend of the Coos Bay (hence its namesake) this gem of a community is home to beautiful beaches, eclectic stores, antique shops, music, theatre, friendly locals, nightlife, restaurants, majestic sand dunes, the historic McCullough Memorial Bridge and much much more....

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Last Call for Summer Fun & Festivals on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Last Call for Summer Fun & Festivals on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

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Do you remember the last time you had fun? Like actual fun? If you have to think about this, you need to book a trip immediately to Oregon's South Coast to enjoy one of our end-of-summer festivals....

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Your 2017 Southern Oregon Coast End of Summer To-Do List

Your 2017 Southern Oregon Coast End of Summer To-Do List

Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Mon, Jul 24, 2017

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Don't know about you, but it seems like the annual "back-to-school" to-do list gets larger and creeps up on us even sooner every passing year! We've got news for those who are drowning out our summer with the "back-to-school" movement: It's still summer here on Oregon's South Coast! In fact, we're just getting started on our Summer 2017 "To-Do Lists"....

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Celebrate Art, Culture & Delicious Blackberries at the 2017 Blackberry Arts Festival

Celebrate Art, Culture & Delicious Blackberries at the 2017 Blackberry Arts Festival

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

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The Coos Bay Downtown Association invites you and your family to celebrate local art, culture, food and drink at the 2017 Blackberry Arts Festival in downtown Coos Bay August 26th & August 27th 2017. This popular festival happens annually on the 4th weekend of August (peak of the Blackberry season on the Oregon Coast) and celebrates the annual harvest of the Blackberry....

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How to Find an Epic View of the Cape Arago Lighthouse

How to Find an Epic View of the Cape Arago Lighthouse

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

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The Oregon Coast is known for its natural beauty and there is no greater way to experience the unique nature of the Pacific Coast than along the Cape Arago Beach Loop. This short drive is the perfect way to have the quintessential Oregon Coast experience with stunning beaches, state parks, spectacular scenery along with the alluring sounds of waves crashing and sea lions barking....

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Save the Date! There's a New Race in Town!

Save the Date! There's a New Race in Town!

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

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There's a reason why runners love to travel to Oregon's South Coast. Not only is this home to one of Oregon’s greatest sports legends, the late Steve Prefontaine, our region is filled natural amenities ideal for training like challenging hills, trails, temperate weather and coastal beauty that can't be found anywhere else in the country....

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Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

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Coos Art Museum is preparing to present its free summer arts program at three locations. The mobile arts activity “Art Cart in the Parks” is designed to augment, enhance and expand the current Free Summer Lunch Program for children at Millicoma School, Boynton Park and John Topits Park. Programs will begin June 19th and run through August 18th. Scheduled times and days are Mondays 11:15 am at Millicoma School, Wednesdays 12:30 pm at Boynton Park and Fridays 11:45 am at John Topits Park. Each program is designed to run for one hour and is completely free to all participants....

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Trip Advisor's List of Top Things to Do in Coos Bay

Trip Advisor's List of Top Things to Do in Coos Bay

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

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What Coos Bay Attractions Are The Most Popular Among TripAdvisor Users? The Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area is known as Oregon’s Adventure Coast for good reason! ...

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Watch This Great New Festival of Sail Commercial!

Tue, May 23, 2017

Tue, May 23, 2017

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Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably know that Festival of Sail® is coming to Coos Bay/North Bend June 1st-4th, 2017. And you may have heard that this year is bigger and better than ever before! We could tell you more, but we'd rather show you in this new commercial spot!...

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Where's a Good Spot to Take the Family Camping on the Oregon Coast?

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

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“Oregon State Parks often make great family beach trips easy, safe, and fun. Sunset Bay is no exception. The grounds are well-kept and the cove protects swimmers and beachgoers from wind and high waves. Great for picnics, playing on the beach, and wading in the water.” -Recent Review on TripAdvisor ...

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Discover the Natural Beauty & Magic of the Oregon Dunes

Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Tue, Apr 25, 2017

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If you’re headed to the Southern Oregon Coast, a day exploring the magnificent Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is an absolute must. Whether you enjoy an off-roading adventure on a quad or ATV, the serenity of hiking along the dunes and in the coastal forests, unlimited photo opps, horseback riding or camping-the opportunities for rest and relaxation are limitless in this magical destination. ...

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Festival of Sail® Coos Bay/North Bend 2017 Docks June 1-4, 2017

Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Tue, Apr 18, 2017

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It’s happening! It's really happening! Later this spring, Coos Bay and North Bend will be one of only a handful of Pacific ports that will host historic ships during the annual Festival of Sail®, June 1st-4th, 2017. This annual festival draws enthusiastic crowds from all over the region as it's "a rare chance to catch a glimpse, step aboard, and even set sail on some of the grandest ships of yore"....

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What Are the Best Festivals for Foodies on Oregon's Adventure Coast?

Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Wed, Apr 12, 2017

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Our Growing Food Culture Has Made Oregon's Adventure Coast a True Haven for "Foodies"....

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What to Pack on Your Oregon Coast Fishing Trip

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

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With spring now gracing Oregon's adventure coast, it's the ideal time to head out on the water and take part in one of Coos Bay's most renowned activities: fishing. We've offered tips and locations to help you spend a terrific day fishing; now it's time to offer a bit more detail on what you should pack for your Oregon fishing adventure. ...

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