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Cape Arago State Park

Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Sea lions and whales

Beautiful views of the ocean and cliffs. You can spot whales and sea lions year round. Great picnic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
De Soto, Missouri
Amazing seaside nature scenery and ambience

Cape Arago is worth the short drive from North Bend OR west through Charleston to experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver, Canada
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Coos Bay, OR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views of the ocean and cliffs. You can spot whales and sea lions year round. Great picnic areas.

Thank Wesjean
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cape Arago is worth the short drive from North Bend OR west through Charleston to experience majestic seaside scenery and wildlife, with lots of hiking trails, and ample parking

1  Thank For1Guy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to view dramatic seas on the southern Oregon coast! Stunning photograph opportunities - bracing seas.

Thank FleurDeVille
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location to see sea-life and just sit and listen to the waves. I am a water lover and the views and sounds here were very serene.

Thank SweetlyTammi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visitors could buy a State Park pass for $10 good for 5 days to park one car at as many state parks as one wants in the state of Oregon. Comparing with beaches in California, this Oregon beach is less crowded. I like this state...More

1  Thank mytsou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super views of the ocean and seals and sea lions. We were there on a lovely day with super visibility. The color of the water was breathtaking and seals and sea lions basking in the sun was lovely.

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places on the Oregon Coast! The color of the water was Caribbean!!!! We were on a tour and this was last stop. If it had been the first, we NEVER would have left!

Thank gogopam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to have a last look at the ocean as our vacation is winding down. The nice lady at the visitors center sent us out here and it was perfect. Volunteers had scopes set up so people could look at the seals and sea...More

Thank Henry A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped and looked for sea lions, if they aren't at cape arago, go back one turn out to simpson beach. Lots of sealions, although fairly far away. It is a beautiful drive and close to coos bay. Fun to see the coast.

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the park on a day a volunteer had spotting scopes set up at Simpson Reef Overlook. The islands were teeming with seals and their pups, which we were able to photograph using our phone cameras through the lens of the spotting scopes. We...More

Thank Karli036
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manasi s
17 December 2016|
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Response from ilosto | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can park
27 June 2016|
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Response from watravelinggal | Reviewed this property |
There have been excellent responses to your inquiries. One night on the coast is not enough to see much, btw. Suggest with so little time you just focus on enjoying what is open and available. Suggest against trying to cram... More
18 June 2016|
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Response from Tammy C | Reviewed this property |
Some of the trails are quite steep but plenty are not. Most of them are actually level; running across the top of the cape in one direction or another. It is even possible for people with somewhat limited mobility to access... More