Bandon State Natural Area

Bandon State Natural Area


Location:Off US 101, 5 miles south of Bandon on Beach Loop Drive.
Facilities:Picnic area, restrooms, beach access, hiking trail.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Area includes three waysides with scenic views.
Address:c/o Bullards Beach Management Unit
PO Box 569
Bandon, OR 97411

Phone:800-551-6949
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_64.php
Size: 879 acres.

See other parks in Oregon.
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The Bandon State Natural Area has protected nesting grounds for the Western snowy plover.
Citing an "overwhelming public benefit to the state park system," the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission approved an exchange proposal between the state and a private firm that would allow the course to be built on a portion of land currently within the Bandon State Natural Area boundary.
The portion of the Bandon State Natural Area included in the exchange originated with the federal government, and was sold to the state on condition the property remain open to public outdoor recreation, Havel said in a news release.
Keiser, who built the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort just north of Bandon, has for years envisioned a 27-hole golf complex in part of the Bandon State Natural Area south of Bandon.
The developer already owns land adjacent to the Bandon State Natural Area, nearly enough to build an 18-hole golf course now.
Those areas include parts of Sutton and Baker beaches near Florence, the Siltcoos Estuary/Dunes Overlook/Tahkenitch Estu ary to the south, Tenmile Estuary, Coos Bay's North Spit, New River and the Bandon State Natural Area.
Bandon State Natural Area (Bandon) - Located along the Beach Loop Road, there are several locations with beach access, picnicking and unsurpassed views.
The restrictions apply at Sutton and Baker beaches, near Florence, the Siltcoos Estuary/Dunes Overlook/Tahkenitch Estu-ary, to the south, Tenmile Estuary, Coos Bay's North Spit, New River and the Bandon State Natural Area.