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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

Recreation Sites

Coos Bay's recreational activities abound from beaches to trails, wildlife viewing, lighthouses, to gold panning -- come see what recreational opportunities the Coos Bay district has to offer!

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Site Name and Description Activities Facilities
Bastendorff Beach

Fees: No fees associated with this site.

Bastendorff Beach

Bastendorff Beach offers a wide variety of ocean shore recreation activities including walking, dog exercising, picnicking, camping ...   more>>

Botanical Sightseeing Fishing Hiking Horse Back Riding Watchable Wildlife Restrooms
Cape Blanco Lighthouse

Fees: $2.00 per adult for interpretive tour

Cape Blanco Lighthouse

The oldest lighthouse in the state, Cape Blanco Lighthouse sits atop wind-swept bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. These bluffs,...   more>>

Geological Sightseeing Hiking Historic Site Investigation Watchable Wildlife Interpretive Trail Restrooms (Accessible) Drinking Water
Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area

Fees: No fees associated with this site.

Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area

The Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area is the year-round residence for a herd of about 100 Roosevelt elk. A mild winter climate and abundant ...   more>>

Botanical Sightseeing Historic Site Investigation Watchable Wildlife Interpretive Trail Restrooms (Accessible) Drinking Water
Doerner Fir Trail

Fees: No fees are associated with this site.

Doerner Fir Trail

The Doerner Fir is one of the largest coast Douglas fir trees in the world. Winding roads take travelers through some of the most valuable ...   more>>

Botanical Sightseeing Hiking Watchable Wildlife Restrooms (Accessible) Trails
Edson Creek Campground

Fees: $8/night camping $2/day use Reserve Group Sites 541-756-4260

Edson Creek Campground

Edson Creek Campground is an open meadow setting along Edson Creek and adjacent to the Sixes River. There are 27 first come/first ...   more>>

Canoeing Fishing Fly Fishing Kayaking Swimming Wading Watchable Wildlife Camping Boat Ramps Camp Sites (Accessible) Picnic Sites Restrooms (Accessible) Drinking Water
Loon Lake Recreation Site

Fees: $18/night camping $5/day use

Loon Lake Recreation Site

This popular recreation area boasts one of the coast's finest camp grounds and a warm, sandy beach. The lake is perfect for swimming,...   more>>

Canoeing Fishing Kayaking Motorboating Ranger Led Programs Swimming Watchable Wildlife Camping Boat Ramps Camp Sites Camp Sites (Accessible) Picnic Sites Playground Sanitary Disposal Stations Restrooms (Accessible) Trails Drinking Water
New River ACEC

Fees: No fees are associated with this site.

New River ACEC

Running parallel to the Pacific Ocean for nine miles, this coastal river is separated from the ocean by only a thin foredune of sand.   more>>

Botanical Sightseeing Canoeing Fishing Hiking Kayaking Ranger Led Programs Watchable Wildlife Boat Ramps Interpretive Trail Picnic Sites Restrooms (Accessible) Trails Visitor Center Drinking Water
Park Creek

Fees: none

A primitive, remote fifteen-unit campground bisected by the creek and under old Myrtlewood and fir trees.   more>>

Road Biking Botanical Sightseeing Hunting Wading Watchable Wildlife Camping Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms (Accessible)
Sixes River

Fees: $8 camping, $4 Extra vehicle, $2 Day Use

Sixes River

In 1856, the discovery of gold on the Sixes River caused a flurry of gold mining and settlement on the southern Oregon Coast. Recreational ...   more>>

Road Biking Botanical Sightseeing Hunting Wading Watchable Wildlife Camping Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms (Accessible)
Smith River Falls Recreation Site

Fees: none

This site offers ten camp sites along the Smith River, just above the falls. Camp or picnic and watch for Bald Eagles under old growth ...   more>>

Road Biking Hunting Wading Watchable Wildlife Camping Boat Ramps Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms (Accessible)
The North Spit

Fees: No fees associated with this site.

The North Spit

This site is the southernmost end of a series of sand dunes extending along the Oregon coastline from Florence to Coos Bay. The ever-changing ...   more>>

Fishing Hiking Horse Back Riding Watchable Wildlife Boat Ramps Interpretive Trail Restrooms (Accessible) Drinking Water
Vincent Creek Recreation Site

Fees: none

This site offers five camp sites along the Smith River, at the mouth of Vincent Creek. Camp or picnic - good swimming holes under old ...   more>>

Road Biking Hunting Mountain Biking Wading Watchable Wildlife Camping Camp Sites Picnic Sites Restrooms (Accessible)
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