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View & garden

Great view of ocean beautiful gardens & holiday lights are spactacular. Day use fee is only $5 per... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lucrecia F
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Fantastic Views

$5 to park but worth every cent.Plenty of parking.Spectacular ocean views in every direction.There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Modesto, California
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The park has created a "garden for all seasons" and an observation building which offers spectacular views of seascapes and migrating whales.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
+1 541-888-3732
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great view of ocean beautiful gardens & holiday lights are spactacular. Day use fee is only $5 per vehicle

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lucrecia F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$5 to park but worth every cent.Plenty of parking.Spectacular ocean views in every direction.There are trails that will lead you to some amazing waves crashing into the rocks sending water high in the sky.There is also an enclosed viewing area in case of wind or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous. We’ve been here twice now. One at Christmas time and now in February. It’s just beautiful. We want to come back in spruce summer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deanna D
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Shore Acres State Park is part of a complex of three adjacent parks, which also include Cape Arago and Sunset Bay SPs. Located about 4 miles outside of Charleston, OR, it is a gorgeous location to visit any time of the year and is an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank rosewood_ltd
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

A must see if you have some time to kill while in the area. We didn’t see nearly as many seals out on the rocks as our last visit, but I really enjoyed hearing them barking in the background and watching the waves crash on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian H
Reviewed 17 January 2019

This is probably my favorite stop on the Oregon coast. I did lots of photography. The flower garden there has many photo opportunities for flower photos. A short walk away from that and you are at the side of the ocean. That spot is well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Terry F
Reviewed 7 January 2019

went there and they have all kinds of different lights on display all in chistmas lights wonderful shows its very nice to see

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank simovskil
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

We caught this on the last night. I'm glad we didn't miss it. The Christmas lights were lovely plus free cookies and cider. Will be back again!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shermanfive
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We went there on New Year’s Eve and the light displays are world class. It was the 32nd year of the event and it shows. It costs $5/car which is very reasonable and includes a cup of hot cider and a cookie. I’ve been to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank woostergirl
Reviewed 28 December 2018

Outstanding Christmas display. Over 350,000 lights made a prefect trip for our group of 17. They charge by the car so fill it up with friends and enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard B
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26 November 2018|
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Response from Erin J | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see anywhere to rent a wheel chair. I would recommend you bring it with you. You may see if there's a phone number for the Botanical Garden to see if they have any available.
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1 July 2018|
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Response from Robby G C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can bring your trailer. I did that. You have to pay your fee and that's all. It is open from 8AM to dusk. I hope I could be of help. Rob
Kyran E
10 December 2017|
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Response from Three333 | Reviewed this property |
We were just there! During the Holiday lights it is $5 cash unless you are staying in a State Park or have an annual park pass then it is free. Just show your paperwork or pass at the entrance.