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Sunset Bay State Park

One of Three State Parks on the Cape Arago Highway

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Sunset Bay has been a popular recreation site for years. Fishing, swimming, surfing, skin diving, and boating are some of the activities that make this bay an outstanding recreational area.

The bay was named by Thomas Hirst, an early settler in Coos Bay. It was used by fishing boats and other shallow draft vessels as a harbor for protection against violent ocean storms.

The park is situated in one of the most scenic areas on the Oregon Coast. A network of hiking trails connect Sunset Bay with nearby Shore Acres and Cape Arago State Parks. The camping area is only a short walk from the beach, and provides 66 tent campsites, 36 electrical sites, and 29 full RV hookups, as well as 8 yurts, and 11 group camping areas.

Location: 10965 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay Oregon 97420 Telephone 541-888-4902

Other Oregon State Parks nearby:
(Bandon) Bullards Beach State Park
() Cape Arago State Park
(Bandon) Face Rock State Park
(Charleston) Shore Acres State Park
(Coos Bay) Sunset Bay State Park
(Lakeside) William Tugman State Park


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