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Shore Acres State Park

89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
+1 541-888-3732
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One of the Best Places on the South Oregon Coast

Whenever we are in the Coos Bay Area on the South Oregon Coast, we make it a point to go to shore... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
A must visit!!!!!

I have visited Shore Acres in the spring for the tulips and daffodils, in the summer for the roses... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linda D
Yerington, Nevada
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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.
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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

Whenever we are in the Coos Bay Area on the South Oregon Coast, we make it a point to go to shore Acres. It's the site of a former mansion of a lumber and shipping magnate from the early 1900's. The mansion burned down nearly...More

Thank rwk777
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited Shore Acres in the spring for the tulips and daffodils, in the summer for the roses, and over the holidays for the beautiful lights. I don't think I have ever missed a visit to Shore Acres on any trip to this area....More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to practice your photography skills! No shot will be bad. Parking is cheap, $5, admission is FREE. It is much bigger than you'd imagine. In the distance you can hear 'barking'. Walk outside the manicured gardens to the winding paths to...More

Thank LoveToTravelSamson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shore Acres is one of the 3 adjoining state parks. The other two are Sunset Bay on the north side (campground and day use beach), and Cape Arago to the south (day use, hikes to the beaches and tidepools). One of the best things about...More

Thank jwb-oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Gardens. Nice gift shop. Great views of the ocean. Nice trails with ocean overlooks. Great for wave watching.

Thank Wesjean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This special garden, sitting right on the ocean, yet protected from winds and waves, is spectacular. Created in the early 1900's by a timber baron,the gardens have been brought back to live by Oregon's Dept of State Parks. Well worth the extra drive off of...More

Thank JohnWSweet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to Coos Bay not knowing this garden. It turns out to be one of the very best part of our trip to the state of Oregon. This park is worth of many more times of visits.

Thank mytsou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park along the coast sheltered by the trees. Do not miss this!! What a gem. The park itself is very nice with a great view of the beach and Pacific Ocean. Just beautiful! But the best part is the grounds of the house built...More

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had read about the beautiful garden and I do agree, it is worth walking around. We had just gone to Victoria, BC and had gone to a really elaborate garden so this pales in comparison but it was a cute garden that you should...More

Thank JefCin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much of the state park was originally the home of the ancestors of the founder of North Bend, OR, Asa Simpson. This and other land was acquired to finally become Shore Acre State Park that now comprises about 745 acres of land. Shore Acres State...More

Thank 858marca
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8 January 2017|
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Response from ZenDark30 | Reviewed this property |
Not at shore acres. Either head south towards Bandon or north towards Reedsport
6 September 2016|
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Response from PlumCrazyChallenger | Reviewed this property |
I have to agree with the statement above. Winter months and incoming tides are the best times for huge waves and the spray crashing on the rocks.