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The area just keeps offering awesome views.Many walking paths along the ocean. There was also a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yosemitesteve
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Modesto, California
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Great place for photos

This has always been our go to place for photos! My son even got married here. Amazing vies for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WestCoastGiirl
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Coos Bay, Oregon
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All reviews seals and sea lions shore acres simpson reef oregon coast on the rocks cape arago sunset beach picnic tables beautiful scenery bring binoculars wildlife viewing crashing waves tide pools hiking trails well worth the visit whale watching beautiful drive
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area just keeps offering awesome views.Many walking paths along the ocean. There was also a small probably seasonal waterfall emptying into the ocean.I didn’t see the seal lions here but could hear them. The pictures say it all.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has always been our go to place for photos! My son even got married here. Amazing vies for sure!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WestCoastGiirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were just taking a drive and ended up here. It’s really a beautiful place. A nice drive for sure.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deanna D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where as this was the off season, and the buildings were closed, the views of the shore and oceans were well worthwhile. A few sea lions were on the rocks. A very nice shore line.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank morodmt
Reviewed 27 December 2018

I grew up in the area, so Cape Arago was a regular destination for tidepooling & picnicking. I always drive the 15 miles from Coos Bay on my infrequent trips to the Bay Area. For the history buff-- Sir Francis Drake may have sought shelter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Ann K
Reviewed 15 December 2018

West of Coos Bay, past Charleston, a stretch of three state parks: Sunset Bay, Shore Acres, and then this one at the end. Lots of picturesque forest and views of the water. At Cape Arago Park, there are some hiking trails that yield you views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bwanderer1
Reviewed 12 December 2018

During whale season, you will whales off the point. Cameras and binoculars are advisable. Dress appropriately as it can be very windy and cold.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 14 November 2018

After we parked our car, we got out and heard lots of noise. There were lots of seals. We had some fishermen who talked to us. They said that in the morning is the best time to fish. The ocean was calm and there was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We visit here often. The ocean view is spectacular. You can here the seals and see whales from the viewing area.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TAEZZAR
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We had our daughter's wedding ceremony here. What a gorgeous location and the pictures are amazing. Our guests could not stop raving and most were from out of town so it was a pleasure to show them what makes the Oregon coast stand out!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracy B
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Rebecca T
15 July 2018|
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Response from jon40909 | Reviewed this property |
None that I know of it's kinda hit and miss I had stumbled upon 1 laying on beach only twice
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Donna M
23 May 2018|
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Response from jon40909 | Reviewed this property |
No pass needed unless you go to sunset beach it's 5 dollars usually you get them inside park kinda like atm put in cash get sticker you can get daily pass it's 5 dollars.
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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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