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Shore Acres State Park

89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
+1 541-888-3732
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A must see when on the South Coast of Oregon

I was raised in Coos Bay and whenever we had visitors Shore Acres was on of our first stops. If... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
papastorm
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Middleton, Idaho
Lovely gardens and park beach

This was once upon a time someone’s estate. Now it is a state park. The gardens are wonderful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan A
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The park has created a "garden for all seasons" and an observation building which offers spectacular views of seascapes and migrating whales.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (47 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
89428 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420
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+1 541-888-3732
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"christmas lights"
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"rose garden"
in 47 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 44 reviews
"oregon coast"
in 69 reviews
"light show"
in 17 reviews
"japanese garden"
in 9 reviews
"holiday lights"
in 28 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 16 reviews
"formal gardens"
in 18 reviews
"christmas season"
in 13 reviews
"hot cider"
in 10 reviews
"year round"
in 17 reviews
"gift shop"
in 45 reviews
"full bloom"
in 13 reviews
"sunset beach"
in 10 reviews
"seals and sea lions"
in 17 reviews
"hiking trails"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was raised in Coos Bay and whenever we had visitors Shore Acres was on of our first stops. If you have never visited this gorgeous place, you must treat yourself to this place. They also decorate the grounds at Christmas time and it's indescribable....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was once upon a time someone’s estate. Now it is a state park. The gardens are wonderful and the beach is wild and rocky but stunning.

Thank Jan A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go to place for out of town company and anytime the waves are big! No better location to watch the huge waves. When waves are big up to a hundred photographers are stationed out here to catch the big one. Also, a great wedding site...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

It was raining when I came by, but this entire area around Shore Acres is very scenic with great views of the ocean. There are beaches that look sandy, but I don't how cold the water is. There are seals playing around the rocks and...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Technically early spring, but the point is with only a couple early tulips, it's still gorgeous. As a side-note: the walking trail along the cliff to the reef lookout is very wet and muddy for abiuht 500 feet. No way to avoid it. Wear rubber...More

Thank Camille R
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Beautiful views of the ocean and the wonderful gardens. At any time of year or any weather you won’t be disappointed 👌

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Standing on the edge of the shear cliffs looking out over the ocean - you can't but that kind of experience. Well worth the journey off the beaten path.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

From wave watching during winter storms, Christmas lights during the season, to rhodies for mother's day and roses in June, this is one of the great parks of the S coast

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

After looking for some pf the best Christmas Lights in Oregon, we came across several lists that listed Shore Acres as one of the places to go. Looking at the website, it opened at 5:00 pm. Not knowing how limited parking was, we didn't line...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

There are very few places in the entire country that can match this park for the natural beauty and fantastic views. The are miles of easy and moderate trails. All are kept in excellent shape. There is even some interesting local history...

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Kyran E
9 December 2017|
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Response from Three333 | Reviewed this property |
We were just there! During the Holiday lights it is $5 cash unless you are staying in a State Park or have an annual park pass then it is free. Just show your paperwork or pass at the entrance.
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Stacy W
2 December 2017|
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Response from Keith L | Reviewed this property |
No pets.
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Enedel64
8 January 2017|
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Response from ZenDark30 | Reviewed this property |
Not at shore acres. Either head south towards Bandon or north towards Reedsport
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