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Cape Arago State Park

Coos Bay, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Blue ocean and basking seals

Super views of the ocean and seals and sea lions. We were there on a lovely day with super... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Charlie J
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Fremont, California
Cape Arago

This is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places on the Oregon Coast! The color of the water... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
gogopam
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West Richland, Washington
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Coos Bay, OR
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

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 26 June 2017

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 26 June 2017

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 21 June 2017

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 18 June 2017 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
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Free spectacular view. A short ride from Coos Bay. Also stop at sunset bay. The Oregon coast at its best

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 10 June 2017

You will definitely want to stop at this State park. It is a little out of the way but very scenic. Do yourself a favor and don't drive by without stopping in.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We started at sunset beach and hiked the cliff line. It was amazing to see hidden coves and get a good view of the lighthouse. Next time I'll wear bug spray and better hiking shoes but I will definitely be going again.

Thank sylviamae2842
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Visited late afternoon in April. We were disappointed the beach hike was closed due to pupping season. Highly recommend this spot during the season when the beach hike is open.

Thank imaginelove
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Wow! Glad we decided to drive out of our way to see this area. Beautiful rock formations and ocean views. My wife heard a weird noise and we walked down a trail and were able to see some sea lions. They were what she heard....More

Thank alanvoetsch
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Elizabeth B
28 July 2017|
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Response from Wesjean | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you would be able to see tide pools. Have to check tide table. On some days Sunset Bay State Park has guided tide pool walks with a ranger. Check with the campground ahead of time. They usually have their tide pool... More
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manasi s
16 December 2016|
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Response from ilosto | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can park
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travel_like_wind
26 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
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