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Many sea birds and four types of seals and sea lions

During whale season, you will whales off the point. Cameras and binoculars are advisable. Dress... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sue R
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Dallas, Oregon, United States
The noise of seals

After we parked our car, we got out and heard lots of noise. There were lots of seals. We had some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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All reviews seals and sea lions shore acres simpson reef oregon coast on the rocks cape arago sunset beach beautiful scenery bring binoculars wildlife viewing year round crashing waves tide pools well worth the visit walking trails whale watching beautiful drive
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West of Coos Bay, past Charleston, a stretch of three state parks: Sunset Bay, Shore Acres, and then this one at the end. Lots of picturesque forest and views of the water. At Cape Arago Park, there are some hiking trails that yield you views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brifd1
Reviewed 4 days ago

During whale season, you will whales off the point. Cameras and binoculars are advisable. Dress appropriately as it can be very windy and cold.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After we parked our car, we got out and heard lots of noise. There were lots of seals. We had some fishermen who talked to us. They said that in the morning is the best time to fish. The ocean was calm and there was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit here often. The ocean view is spectacular. You can here the seals and see whales from the viewing area.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TAEZZAR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our daughter's wedding ceremony here. What a gorgeous location and the pictures are amazing. Our guests could not stop raving and most were from out of town so it was a pleasure to show them what makes the Oregon coast stand out!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you get here, you have reached the end of the road which actually circles around and spits you out heading back north. This is not actually a venue or what I would call a destination. there are no attractions of playground, gazebo or restroom,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Craig F
Reviewed 23 October 2018

A peaceful and rugged section of coast with amazing views and abundant creatures. We camped at Sunset Bay and visited this park on one of our days. It was gorgeous.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kari H
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Great scenery with getting to see lots of seals and sea lions. We visited this park with Shore Acres and it was a fun way to spend half the day. It was nice they had a couple wildlife experts at the Simpson Reef Overlook with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank relayer
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Such a picturesque spot! The last time I visited, I saw a whale. First time ever. This time there were no whales but the waves, cliffs, and sunset were incredible. Take the time to walk around and soak in everything about this place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DebbieHatch
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A great place for photographers, sight see-ers, and hikers. There are almost always sea lions in large numbers and occasionally puffins and oyster catchers to watch. The hiking trails are numerous and almost always lead to private beaches with beautiful scenery and rocks to climb...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Rebecca T
15 July 2018|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
None that I know of it's kinda hit and miss I had stumbled upon 1 laying on beach only twice
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Donna M
24 May 2018|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
No pass needed unless you go to sunset beach it's 5 dollars usually you get them inside park kinda like atm put in cash get sticker you can get daily pass it's 5 dollars.
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Leila R
30 August 2017|
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Response from SALEMSTEVE | Reviewed this property |
You might check in nearby Charleston or the docks in Bandon.
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