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Cape Arago State Park

Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Breathtaking!

This a beautiful spot. You get to look out at the rocks offshore and observe the wildlife. Sea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ladyhawk555
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Bandon, Oregon
Out of the way beauty

Everyone should have a place of calm to go to and this is mine. You can feel like you are a t the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
FayFargo
,
Bend, Oregon
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“simpson reef” (15 reviews)
“on the rocks” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
Coos Bay, OR
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+1 800-551-6949
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"seals and sea lions"
in 29 reviews
"simpson reef"
in 15 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 20 reviews
"oregon coast"
in 41 reviews
"shore acres"
in 19 reviews
"cape arago"
in 13 reviews
"sunset beach"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 10 reviews
"bring binoculars"
in 5 reviews
"year round"
in 3 reviews
"wave action"
in 4 reviews
"crashing waves"
in 5 reviews
"walking trails"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 4 reviews
"whale watching"
in 7 reviews
"sea life"
in 8 reviews
"see whales"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a beautiful spot. You get to look out at the rocks offshore and observe the wildlife. Sea Lions, Elephant Seals and Harbor Seals. I've seen whales off shore and innumerable shore birds. A great place to go!

Thank Ladyhawk555
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Everyone should have a place of calm to go to and this is mine. You can feel like you are a t the edge of the world with the seals treating you from the great below.

Thank FayFargo
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Love this place, such a beautiful view of the ocean. Too many sea lions anymore, not good for the fishermen.....‼️ They eat too many salmon and waste most, as they only take a bite out of the middle of the fish.and waste the rest. Not...More

Thank Claudia C
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Simpson reef overlook is good for whale and seal watching on nearly any day of the year. Nearby Sunset beach has restrooms. During spring camas lilies bloom at the end of the road turnaround (where there are more restrooms). Many walking trails in the...More

Thank KcSaxton
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

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

Thank WarrenofWilderness
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

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
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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
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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.
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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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manasi s
17 December 2016|
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Response from ilosto | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can park
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