Things to Do in Coos Bay, Oregon

Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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Sharkys Charters

USCG Certified Master, over 750 days at sea, and 30 years experience.  Currently offering fishing, crab, salmon, and tuna.  You may recognize Captain John from the “Basin Tackle Outdoors Show”.  Captain John operates one of the fastest boats in Charleston,...

PO Box 5465
Charleston, OR

(541) 260-9110
Email us (sharkyscharters[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Wavecrest Discoveries

Reconnect with nature on Oregon’s South Coast in the “mind-refreshing” nature-based tours and activities by Wavecrest Discoveries. These engaging and enlightening explorations refresh your mind and spirit as you gain an intimate understanding of this scenic, diverse region. Fun and...

PO Box 1795
Coos Bay, OR

(541) 267-4027
Email us (mgiles[at]wavecrestdiscoveries[dot]com)

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South Coast Tours LLC

South Coast Tours can take you on an adventure paddle in the Wild Rivers Coast estuaries and out into the Southern Oregon near shore ocean. Go fishing, wildlife viewing or just simply enjoy the experience of gliding across the waterways...

27436 Hunter Creek Rd
Gold Beach, OR

(541) 373-0487
Email us (dave[at]southcoasttours[dot]net)

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Coos Bay Escape Room

Grab a group and come out and play one of the escape rooms at the Pony Village Mall!  The 60 minute games are challenging but fun. Escape rooms are perfect for having a great time with your family and friends,...

1611 Virginia Ave
Coos Bay, OR

(541) 808-9000
Email us (info[at]thecoosbayescaperoom[dot]com)

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Oregon Coast Historical Railway Museum

Railroad and logging equipment in an outdoor display area, and a mini-museum with photos and railroad memorabilia. Signature piece is a restored 1922 Baldwin steam locomotive that worked for many decades in the region’s forests. Ring the bell! Also displayed...

766 South 1st St
Coos Bay, OR

(541) 267-6900
Email us (lyoust[at]verizon[dot]net)

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Happy Coast Charters

1175 Sanford St
Coos Bay, OR

(541) 260-2377
Email us (vanderlinde[dot]jeff[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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The Science and Safety of Storm Watching

Winter on the Oregon Coast is anything but boring. When powerful Pacific winds meet turbulent ocean waters, it’s a spectacular sight to witness. Tall waves crash into rocky cliffs and sandy shores, offering an awe-inspiring display by Mother Nature. And...
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Take a Guided Tour on the Oregon Coast

In addition to guides providing a wealth of knowledge to enrich your experience, tour operators also provide a safe way to try something new or, if you’re a pro, allow you to leave your gear at home. Hiring a guide also helps ensure that you’re visiting responsibly. “Outfitters and guides tend to take very good care of their natural resources that they’re operating in,” Lacey says.
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How to Visit Oregon’s Coastal Tide Pools

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean but prefer to stay onshore, the Oregon Coast’s tide pools are a must-see. These rocky pools of seawater along the shoreline — accessible at low tide — are teeming with aquatic life: colorful starfish, spiky sea urchins and otherworldly sea anemones.
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Top 9 Hidden Adventures for 2021

Whether you’re the type who makes resolutions or not, the new year is an ideal time to think about goals and plans. To make sure you get your much-needed doses of natural wellness on the Oregon Coast, don’t forget to schedule getaways onto your calendar. While you’ll want to keep responsible travel in mind, these hidden coastal adventures are sure to keep you inspired all year long.
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Coastal Mountain Biking in Oregon

Carson Storch has ridden his mountain bike around the world, but the trails he’s most excited about? Those on the Oregon Coast. “It blew my mind what the terrain has to offer,” he says. The 27-year-old professional freeride mountain biker...
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Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

September 28, 2022

Coos Bay Downtown Farmer’s Market

50 Central Avenue
Coos Bay, OR
October 4, 2022

1st Tuesday Talks at Coos History Museum

1210 N. Front Street
Coos Bay, OR
October 5, 2022

Coos Bay Downtown Farmer’s Market

50 Central Avenue
Coos Bay, OR
October 7, 2022

Aurora at The Coney Station

295 S. Broadway
Coos Bay, OR

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