Oregon Coast Travel Guide

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North Bend

  • North Bend, the first stop in Oregon's "Bay Area", has many ways to entice you:
  • Windsurfing near the historic McCullough Bridge or bird watching among the interpretive artwork along the Pony Point Walkway.
  • Viewing the Coos County Historical Museum at Simpson Park or shopping at the Coast's largest enclosed shopping center.

Coos Bay

  • Coos Bay is the Coast's largest urban community and a major wood products shipping center.
  • Well known for its myrtlewood and diverse activities in beautiful surroundings.
  • Fish for chinook and coho salmon in the Coos River or the ocean.


  • A short side trip takes you to Charleston, a charming fishing village situated on the Coast's safest harbor.
  • Nearby you'll find the Cape Arago Lighthouse and three state parks.
  • Sunset Bay State Park offers a protected swimming area and a scenic campground. Floral gardens at Shore Acres State Park are beautiful year round and Cape Arago State Park is a superb spot for whale watching.

North Bend Bridge

Shore Acres State Park

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