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Shore Acres State Park

89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
+1 541-888-3732
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This place held me in awe, be sure to walk the entire ocean side as the view changes and amazes at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle R
via mobile
Spectacular

Visited in the afternoon and was amazed by the beauty of the surroundings. The botanical gardens... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
imaginelove
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89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place held me in awe, be sure to walk the entire ocean side as the view changes and amazes at each curve and angle, cliffs and waves stunning, the botanic gardens are free and just beautiful, the gift shop is large and more than...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in the afternoon and was amazed by the beauty of the surroundings. The botanical gardens were just spectacular. Highly recommend spending an afternoon here...

Thank imaginelove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gardens were restored in the late 1970's. The plants are mature now but not maintained as well as it once was. Still, the garden layout is classic with a layout similar to the original Simpson layout.

Thank frankrO7410SJ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were exploring the coastline, dipping into every state park along the way south to see the stacked rocks at Banden. We enjoyed the Shore Acres ocean overlook and only on our way out, we spotted the botanical gardens' stately columns and stopped to see...More

Thank tlstrong2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We love coming to this park. It's a wonderful combination of stately gardens where you can wander quietly among the rhododendrons and seasonal displays, and wild nature where you can stand on a cliff and watch waves crash against the rocks below while listening to...More

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The gardens were beautiful as always - Daffodils and tulips in bloom (on March 25th) and spectacular magnolias. Enjoyed hiking to the rugged cliffs north of the gardens and the peaceful ocean cove on the south. We were lucky to get a cool, clear day...More

Thank Marjorie C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited the park, which was a private estate. There are many cultural events held through the out the year. 2016 say a boom in youth numbers we had Xmas year of lighted trees shrubs and imagination. 2016 had donations and the biggest display ever....More

Thank Partsman999
Reviewed 12 April 2017

One of our favorite places on the south Oregon coast - right in our own back yard! Beaches, cliffs, forests - trails all over to enjoy or spend time in the beautiful garden.

Thank Marie N
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This place has the most beautiful ocean views. I could have stayed here for days, just enjoying the waves breaking, and the trees and rocks and and and. So many wonderful things to see and enjoying it is impossible to name then all.

Thank krnchapman
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is majestic. The waves crashing on the rocks, the cliffs, and the paths. The botanical gardens are a nice addition also. There's a cute little gift shop and a observation building. We loved it.

Thank Teresa ostrhandy
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Enedel64
Are there still whale watching trips?
8 January 2017|
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Response from ZenDark30 | Reviewed this property |
Not at shore acres. Either head south towards Bandon or north towards Reedsport
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Sammonskk
Can you have a picnic there?
6 September 2016|
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Response from rainisfine | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!
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th0rall
I want to photograph the big waves. when would be the best time to see them?
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.
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