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Shore Acres State Park

89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
+1 541-888-3732
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Gorgeous Gardens, Breathtaking View, Stunning Landscaping,

This is the place to practice your photography skills! No shot will be bad. Parking is cheap, $5... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sacramento, California
One of 3 beautiful adjoining state parks

Shore Acres is one of the 3 adjoining state parks. The other two are Sunset Bay on the north side... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
+1 541-888-3732
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 days 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 1 week 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

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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shore Acres State Park is a beautiful place to visit even on a rainy day! The gardens are beautiful, the view of the ocean from the cliffs are beautiful and the grounds are peaceful. There is much history Coos Bay, North Bend, Empire and Charleston...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In addition to what I wrote in the title, there's also hiking trails, various animals you'll see and amazing crashing waves. Shore Acres and Cape Arago are really one large park than you can do in half a day. Definitely a must do if you're...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This state park offers botanical gardens, whale watching, private beach and hiking trails. Great venue for your wedding & reception for 100 or less people. They also offer one of the most spectacular Holiday Lights Displays that I have ever see! Holiday Lights open on...More

Thank Allison R
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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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3 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.