Sunset Bay State Park

Sunset Bay State Park


Location:Off US 101, 12 miles southwest of Coos Bay.
Facilities:29 full hookup campsites, 34 electrical hookup campsites, 66 tent campsites, 8 yurts, hiker/biker camp, 2 group camps, showers, restrooms (é), picnic area, group picnic shelter, hiking trails, beach access, nature programs.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, beachcombing, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:One of the most scenic parks on the Oregon coast, Sunset Bay features sandy beaches protected by towering sea cliffs. A network of hiking trails gives visitors a chance to experience a pristine coastal forest, seasonal wildflowers, and ocean vistas from atop the rugged cliffs and headlands.
Address:c/o Sunset Bay Management Unit
89814 Cape Arago Hwy
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Phone:541-888-4902
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_100.php
Size: 395 acres.

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During the Depression years, Simpson donated parts of his property to the state to create Cape Arago State Park and Sunset Bay State Park.
Sunset Bay State Park (Coos Bay) - A network of hiking trails connects Sunset Bay with nearby Shore Acres and Cape Arago state parks, with spectacular ocean vistas from atop the rugged cliffs and headlands and views of Gregory Point and the Cape Arago lighthouse.
Some of the best are in state parks and recreation areas, including Haystack Rocks, Hug Point, Seal Rock, Yachats State Recreation Area (or just about anywhere with 10 miles of Yachats), Strawberry Hill State Wayside, Neptune State Park, Sunset Bay State Park, Cape Arago State Park and Cape Blanco State Park.
Todd Charles Leeper, 40, of Sutherlin was found in his tent by his mother at Sunset Bay State Park.
Davidson's picture of her husband and grandson on the beach at Sunset Bay State Park beat out more than 1,700 other entries for the grand prize.
We found yurts available due to last-minute cancellations at Harris Beach State Park near Brookings, at Sunset Bay State Park near Charleston and at Cape Lookout just north of Tillamook.
But even those relatively spartan accommodations "are like a luxury campout to my guys," said Dave Quanbeck, scoutmaster of Troop 118 in Winston, shortly after the troop checked into three yurts at Sunset Bay State Park near Charleston.
Jared Bassett of Marshfield was second in a time of 16:04 over 4,700 meters as the Pirates took seven of the top 10 places in a Midwestern League meet at Sunset Bay State Park.
State health officials on Thursday lifted a health advisory on contact with marine water at Sunset Bay State Park in Coos County.
The advisory was issued after a water quality analysis found unhealthy levels of bacteria at Beverly Beach State Park in Lincoln County and Sunset Bay State Park in Coos County.
The Oregon Department of Human Services issued a health advisory Thursday for two Oregon Coast beaches: Beverly Beach, near Newport, and Sunset Bay State Park Beach, near Charleston.