Shore Acres State Park

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Shore Acres State Park


Location:Off US 101, 13 miles southwest of Coos Bay.
Facilities:Picnic area, trails, beach access, observation shelter, gift shop, restrooms, gardens (é).
Activities:Hiking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Once the grand estate of pioneer timber baron Louis Simpson, Shore Acres features a formal garden, an oriental pond, and 2 rose gardens. A trail leads to a secluded ocean cove; the cliff's edge affords spectacular ocean vistas and views of migrating grey whales.
Address:c/o Sunset Bay Management Unit
89814 Cape Arago Hwy
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Phone:541-888-3778
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_97.php
Size: 745 acres.

See other parks in Oregon.
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July 23 - The Klezmonauts combine jazz, bluegrass, Indian, African, classical and improv at noon at Shore Acres State Park at 89039 Cape Arago Highway in Charleston.
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The festival includes presentations and guided trips to Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge; a paddle trip along the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve; and a field trip to the rocky shores of Shore Acres State Park in addition to lectures.