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.

Fishing in Brookings by Erik Urdahl

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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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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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)

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Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area

A hidden gem in the dense coastal forests of southwest Oregon, Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area may be hard to find, but it's well worth the 24-mile drive from Highway 101. The final 3-miles narrow to a one...

Coos Bay, OR

541-888-3778

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Hales Center for the Performing Arts

Located on the Southwestern Oregon Community College campus in Coos Bay, the Hales Center seats up to 500 people for all types of live performances. 

1988 Newmark Ave.
Coos Bay, OR

(541) 888-2525

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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

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Checkerberry’s Flowers & Gifts

Fresh flowers and unique gifts

169 N. 2nd Street
Coos Bay, OR

541-269-5312

Trip Ideas & Itineraries

Psychedelic Rhythms at Whiskey Run Trails

Who uses paper maps anymore? If you squint your eyes as you hold map up, you can kind of smell fish tacos coming off the griddle and sea air rolling in. Your hands are tired and there are little flecks of bark on your right shoulder from that near miss on your early morning ride. Brush those off before you go up to the bar, or they’ll start to worry about you.

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3 Perfect Days in Bandon, Oregon

Stretching over 350 miles, Oregon's coastline is immense and varied. With the rush of Portland and Vancouver residents who to head to the beach, northern beaches are often crowded and hectic. For those looking to escape the crowd and to create some new memories, consider driving a little further to the southern coast. We've put together a three-day itinerary for Bandon, Oregon, that's worth the mileage. Historic homes, empty trails, calm beaches, and sunsets that will leave you gobsmacked await!

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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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Winter Fishing on the South Coast

Travis Bowman still remembers every detail of his first catch. It was a winter steelhead, landed in the lashing rain at Kimball Creek Riffle on the Rogue River. Even though he was only 7 years old at the time, he...

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Don’t-Miss Events on the Southern Oregon Coast

Young or old, who isn’t enchanted by thousands of twinkling lights in the shape of animated orcas, leaping frogs, herons, seals and dozens of other creatures in an undersea garden? More than 50,000 visitors flock to Oregon’s South Coast each...

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Yurts to Glamp In by the Beach

The kids are back at school and the campgrounds are finally quiet. It’s a great time to book a yurt, which makes for an easy and comfy (not to mention affordable) rest after a day of fresh coastal air. If...

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Events on the Oregon Coast

Nov 30, 2022

Yoga In The Museum at Coos Art Museum

Coos Bay, OR
Nov 30, 2022

Bay Area Farmers & Artisans Market

Coos Bay, OR
Dec 2, 2022

Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk

Coos Bay, OR
Dec 6, 2022

1st Tuesday Talks at Coos History Museum

Coos Bay, OR
Dec 7, 2022

Bay Area Farmers & Artisans Market

Coos Bay, OR
Dec 7, 2022

Yoga In The Museum at Coos Art Museum

Coos Bay, OR

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