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Cape Arago State Park

Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Some good views and sometimes some wildlife, but on average not a must have seen. There are more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leo B
Great stop for Whale watching

As we meandered through Sunset Bay we arrived here and thankfully the weather was perfect! So... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eugene, Oregon
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Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some good views and sometimes some wildlife, but on average not a must have seen. There are more spectacular places to visit but if you are in the neighbourhood just have a quick look anddecide for your self

Thank Leo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we meandered through Sunset Bay we arrived here and thankfully the weather was perfect! So beautiful!

Thank WarrenofWilderness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the drive (about 9 miles from Hwy 101) to see some incredibly gorgeous coastline, rugged and wild. On a nice day, with little wind and sunshine, it is a photographers dream. On a stormy day, watching the waves build and crash stimulates the...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A view for everyone with multiple angles Safe and not so safe areas to view, with access safe and not so safe to access to the beach. All in all it will be exciting, serene, volatile, invigorating.... whatever you want to take out of it....More

Thank Rudy54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No matter what time of year or what type of weather, you will always find beauty here. Get your cameras ready there are endless photos to be taken and memories to capture.

Thank J3261TNkathyp
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The 20 mile-long winding drive, often through canopies of tall trees, is lovely. We stopped at a few lookouts and walked around at Simpson Beach. Simpson Reef and Shell Island are home to various types of seals and birds that create quite a ruckus. We...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very pretty drive out to the park. I didn't see any sign by it has no outlet, makes a circle at the end of the park and you drive the road back. It is a beautiful drive both ways. There is a great camp ground...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Luckily, we stopped at a Visitor Info. center in North Bend. She suggested we go to Cape Arago State Park to see the sea lions and seals. Boy, so glad we didn't miss this. There had to have been hundreds of sea lions of a...More

Thank debbymaniac
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Gotta Love the seals or sea lions that bark below especially as the tide is coming in ! You can watch them swim or lay out on the sand bar or rocks sunning themselves - Several great places to take pictures as well as a...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Cool view of the ocean and bring your binoculars to watch the seals and sea lions. Lots of pretty scenary.

Thank buckeyebear25
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Leila R
30 August 2017|
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Response from SALEMSTEVE | Reviewed this property |
You might check in nearby Charleston or the docks in Bandon.
Elizabeth B
29 July 2017|
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Response from Wesjean | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you would be able to see tide pools. Have to check tide table. On some days Sunset Bay State Park has guided tide pool walks with a ranger. Check with the campground ahead of time. They usually have their tide pool... More
manasi s
17 December 2016|
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Response from ilosto | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can park