Coos Bay / North Bend

Oregon’s “Bay Area”


See and Do

  • Sight see, hike, paddle, ride, camp, fish…
  • Mingus Park
  • Boardwalks. Coos Bay and North Bend.
  • Coos History Museum, Coos Art Museum, Marshfield Sun printing museum.
  • Cape Arago, Shore Acres, Sunset, Yoakam Point. Great trails. WWII Radar site ruins.
  • Charleston Marina, docks
  • South Slough National Estuarine Reserve. Great nature trails, wildlife.
  • Beaches & Dunes. Bastendorff, Horsfall, jetties, north spit.
  • Fly kites
  • Hall Lake. Small lake at base of tall dune. Hike the dunes.
  • Eel Lake. Boating, hiking.
  • Ferry Road Park, North Point, McCullough Bridge. Trails, water, disc golf.
  • Downtown historic buildings
  • Empire Lakes (John Topits park). Great walking/bicycling trails.
  • Gold & Silver Falls, Coos River
  • Disc golf. Mingus, Simpson, Ferry Rd, Horsfall.
  • White Point trails, Eastside.
  • Winchester Bay. Beaches, dunes, docks, Lake Marie, Blue Box (check live music schedule), Crabbys (great fish tacos and fries).
  • Bandon. Old town, jetty, beaches, Face Rock, Bullards Beach, lighthouse.
  • Elliot State Forest.
  • Blue Ridge. Off-roading. Single track trails.
  • Whiskey Run mountain bike trails
  • More from Yelp



  • Current via Google
  • Farmer’s Market, downtown Coos Bay every Wednesday from May through October
  • Wine Walk, downtown Coos Bay the first Friday of each month
  • Charleston Crab Feed, February
  • Jazz Festival, March
  • Empire Clamboree, June
  • 4th of July in Mingus Park
  • 4th of July fireworks over the bay, City downtown, Mill Casino
  • Oregon Coast Music Festival, July
  • North Bend July Jubilee
  • Coos County Fair, July
  • Charleston Seafood Festival, August
  • Blackberry Arts Festival, August
  • Bay Area Fun Festival, September
  • Prefontaine Run, September
  • Bandon Cranberry Festival, September
  • Mahaffy Ranch pumpkin patch, October
  • Shore Acres Holiday Lights, Thanksgiving through New Years Eve