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Cape Arago State Park

Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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The 20 mile-long winding drive, often through canopies of tall trees, is lovely. We stopped at a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda C
Moorpark, California
Bring binoculars for the seals

Very pretty drive out to the park. I didn't see any sign by it has no outlet, makes a circle at... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
David T
Gold Beach, Oregon
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“on the rocks” (20 reviews)
“shore acres” (19 reviews)
Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 11 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
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome view of the seals and sea lions. Lots of overlooks with a nice sunset beach and booming surf. It is a little bit of a drive but well worth it.

Thank Randall C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We enjoyed this under promoted State Park, with its sweeping ocean views from the bluffs, nice roads and well maintained facilities, and got a great shot of the Lighthouse!

Thank DLorahH
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Plenty of picnic areas with beautiful views of the ocean, trees, and rocks full of seals and sea lions.

Thank shayne707
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Just beautiful peaceful and went on a Wednesday not to CROWDED. Had beautiful weather worth the drive

Thank IreneYniguez
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a special place for us, we just love it here. Yes it can be windy, but if you go down to the south end and walk down to the shore you will find it out of the wind and a lot quieter without...More

Thank Paula B
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Leila R
30 August 2017|
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Charleston at the Inlet
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
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17 December 2016|
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Yes you can park