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Cape Arago State Park

Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Third state park

This is the third state park on the Cape Arago loop some 15 miles from where we turned off Rte. 101... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kensington, CT
Garden Area has best Views

There are several pull offs for the park area. In my opinion the best views are from the Shore... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
richard c
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Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the third state park on the Cape Arago loop some 15 miles from where we turned off Rte. 101 in Coos Bay. The headland provides an opportunity to enjoy the view of cliffs, surf and rocks meeting.

Thank westie2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are several pull offs for the park area. In my opinion the best views are from the Shore Acres Garden area. It will cost you $5 to get in. The other viewpoints are free. A little further south there is a overlook for viewing...More

Thank richard c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coast is beautiful! The waves are dramatic. One person saw a whale. We saw seals. We met many very nice people who were out sightseeing.

Thank rocking464
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lovely turnout where you can watch seals and seal lions. We were told that earlier in the day there were pods of gray whales migrating. We also saw cormorants. We saw trails, but we didn't go hiking.

Thank RvnLinda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not actually go the park itself but you drive by it as you head to Shore Acres. It looks like a nice place to camp or stop at for a picnic or nice quiet lunch area. It has a nice setting for family...More

Thank Dawnita S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Besides the amazing scenic views, the hundreds of sea lions chilling on the rocks was the main attraction for me. You could hear them honking and barking as you pulled up and got out of the car. It's an easy short walk to be able...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a little apprehensive of making this diversion off of our main route down the coast because there would be a bit of back-tracking. We are so so happy that we decided to do it. Make sure you stop in and get a day...More

Thank abearfellow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though very touristic the place is quite wild and so there were a lot of people in bike or simply running or walking. A very relaxing place with the wonderful scenario of the Oregon Coast.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I absolutely love the American "state park" idea: preserving the nature to be sustainable and to make sure that future generations can enjoy it as well. This is one of those places that will remind you why immersing yourself in nature can allow you to...More

Thank my_summer
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We drove to the end of the park and saw hundreds of sea lions honking away on the rocks in the ocean. It was fun.

Thank Puzzled66
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Leila R
30 August 2017|
Response from abearfellow | Reviewed this property |
Hi, because this is kind of a specific question, probably no one could answer this question better than the Coos bay chamber of commerce. trip advisor, for some reason, doesn't allow me to give you the link but if you... More
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
manasi s
17 December 2016|
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Response from ilosto | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can park