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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South Coast

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,...

63422 Kingfisher Rd.
Charleston, OR

541-260-9110
Email us (sharkyscharters[at]gmail[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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Katrina Kathleen’s Home Decor & Gifts

Discover unique coastal collectibles and gifts at Katrina Kathleen’s Home Decor & Gifts located in downtown Coos Bay.

191 S. Broadway
Coos Bay, OR

(541)266-9973

South Coast

Coos Golf Club

Open year round, this Par 72 course is open to the public with golf pro and driving range. Known as the "Best Kept Secret on the Oregon Coast," Coos Golf Club offers golfers 18 unique and challenging holes in a...

93884 Coos Sumner Lane
Coos Bay, OR

(541)267-7257
Email us (andre[dot]liloc[at]watsonranchgolfcourse[dot]com)

South Coast

Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

Oregon’s Bay Area, consisting of Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston, is a truly unique community. Located on the Southern Oregon Coast, home to some of the most spectacular beaches and sand dunes in the world, Oregon’s Bay Area has...

145 Central Ave.
Coos Bay, OR

541-266-0868
Email us (info[at]oregonsbayarea[dot]org)

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Coos Bay Speedway

Seasonal fun with the thrill of oval track racing, drag racing, and mud drags!

94320 Highway 42
Coos Bay, OR

541-269-2474
Email us (coosbayspeedway[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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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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Guide to Paddling on the Coast

Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land. Before you set out to navigate...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

June 26, 2021

Moonlit Lighthouse Paint Event

999 N. Front Street, Ste. 117/115
Coos Bay, OR
June 26, 2021 - June 27, 2021

Coos Bay Classic

Coos Bay, OR
June 27, 2021 - August 22, 2021

Summer Figure Drawing Sessions

999 N. Front Street, Ste. 117/115
Coos Bay, OR
June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021

Kids Art Camp/Garden Week

999 N. Front Street, Ste. 117/115
Coos Bay, OR

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