Activities: Beach, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Geocaching, Kayaking, Scenic Drives, Walking & Hiking

Bastendorff Beach

Bastendorff Beach

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 the…

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: Beach, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Geocaching, Kayaking, Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands, Tidepooling, Walking & Hiking

Cape Arago State Park


Located at the end of Cape Arago Highway, you’ll 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: Cycling, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Kayaking, Walking & Hiking

Lake Marie Trail

Lake Marie
Winchester Bay, OR

Length: 1 mile (loop) Difficulty: Easy Surface: Dirt, paved Information courtesy of Coos Trails. Access:   From Coos Bay, drive on US 101 north approximately 21 miles to the access to Umpqua Lighthouse State Park.  The park is located on the…

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: Beach, Historical, Kayaking, Tidepooling

Situated directly below Shore Acres, a winding path takes you to this secluded ocean cove. You’ll find crashing waves, migrating whales, and views of hundreds of seals & sea lions and other wildlife. Please do not bother the seal pups you may…

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

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: Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, Kayaking

Waxer’s Surf Skate Shop

242 South Broadway
Coos Bay, OR 97420
(541) 266-9020

Rentals & Sales: Surfboards Longboards Skimboards Paddleboards Hobie Kayaks Sandboards Skateboards Clothing and Accessories available. Open 7 days a week. Attached to Shark Bites Seafood Cafe. Surf Lesson Packages & Paddleboarding Lesson…