Stroll Bandon, then visit Cape Arago State Park
and Shore Acres' botanic gardens near Coos Bay.
During the Depression years, Simpson donated parts of his property to the state to create Cape Arago State Park
and Sunset Bay State Park.
Cape Arago State Park (Coos Bay) - Located at the end of Cape Arago Highway, the park features a scenic headland jutting into the Pacific Ocean.
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.
He spent his career with Cape Arago State Park
in Coos Bay.
He had previously donated the land for Cape Arago State Park
; Sunset Bay State Park also is part of the former Simpson property.
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.
The northernmost parcel of the Seven Devils auction - South Cove - includes more than 253 acres south of Cape Arago State Park
. It rises up to 400 feet above Seven Devils Beach, with ridgetop areas reached by logging roads that weave through the area.
COOS BAY - Oregon State Police found human remains in a dense brushy area over an embankment at Cape Arago State Park
, where a missing Coos Bay woman's vehicle was found last month.
Overlook work completed: Construction of improved and expanded public facilities has been completed at the Simpson Reef Overlook in Cape Arago State Park