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Cape Arago State Park

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Address: Coos Bay, OR
Phone Number: 800-551-6949
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Hear the sea lions!

This is a beautiful drive all along the coast. There are several places/viewpoints to stop, and at some you can hear and see a huge colony of sea lions and some elephant seals. No... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful drive all along the coast. There are several places/viewpoints to stop, and at some you can hear and see a huge colony of sea lions and some elephant seals. No fees. Easy parking.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The viewing area is very near to the parking spaces and there are trails leading down to a small beach in a cove. Very laid back. We saw another gray whale at this spot even though it was not the best season to spot whales.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cape Arago State Park is a wonderful place to visit and watch the waves as they crash on the rocky sea bed. You can see and hear the seals and sea lions, watch the commercial fishing vessels out at sea, or just marvel at the power of our worlds oceans. You can also get some great stills and video of... More 

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Lakeside, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful views, hikes and beaches. Fun for everyone but don't forget to bring your camera. The view of the ocean, the beaches and cliffs is ever changing all day long with the weather giving you special effects. Whales, birds, seals and sea lions add to the spectacular views and sunrises or sunsets.

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Hillsboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a perfect place for a summer's day outing for the whole family. The kids will be fascinated by the tide pools (if the tides are right). Just remember not to touch unless you have a Federal Collector's License!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, I will declare that I am now in love with the Oregon coast, even though it is love requiring a sweater/windbreaker. In July it is 100 degrees in Austin, TX so a cool Oregon is a blessing. Cape Arago and Cape Perpetua were our favorite coast stops. The views at both are amazing. We loved the Sea Lion watching... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a part of our Oregon trip we planned on visiting Cape Arago State Park and driving though The Cape Arago Beach Loop. I am sure glad we did. It is located at the end of Cape Arago Highway about 15 miles southwest of Coos Bay with its stunning views of the cost. Don't forget your camera and if you... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a difficult time finding Sunset Bay State Park, which is part of this park. When you get to Coos Bay, stay on 101 to downtown and follow the signs that say "To Charleston and State Parks." Since Charleston wasn't on our radar, that totally threw us off. This is a much easier way than we went. Google Maps... More 

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Frenchburg, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cape Argo State Park is a wonderful place to enjoy the shoreline, ocean, wildlife and flowers! We spent several hours here. We arrived at the overlook, the wind was very strong and the waves were rough from the sheltered viewpoint. They say this is a great place to come watch winter storms, I can see why. We then visited the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots to see and do. Beautiful views of the area. Lots of places near here to view the awesome winter storms from !

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