Between the Euchre Creek and Prehistoric Gardens, 13 miles north of Gold Beach, travelers are likely to see a headland with two monumental rocks connected to the mainland.
A third rock, surrounded by pounding surf, stands nearby. These three monoliths are known as Sisters Rocks. The land is known as Sisters Rocks State Park, an obscure park marked with an Oregon State Park shield along Highway 101.
Sisters Rocks State Park is a place of discovery. Access is provided either by a pullout along the highway and finding an Oregon Coast Trail marker, or finding a gated road.
Ancestors of the Coquille Indian Tribe flourished in Southwestern Oregon for thousands of years, roaming a homeland that stretched across more than 1 million acres. Uprooted and nearly erased in the 19th century, the Coquille people clung to their tribal...