Bandon
& Coquille
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Bandon is a charming village surrounded by scenic beauty, wildlife and a beach punctuated with dramatic offshore rock formations. Old Town Bandon is a thriving area of shops and restaurants and several world-class courses in the area make Bandon a prime destination for golfers. So much golf is played here the area is sometimes referred to as Oregon's Golf Coast. Offshore rocks and sea stacks provide endless opportunities for photography, bird watching and exploring tide pools. The Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge is just 10 miles north of town offering wildlife observation, photography, hunting, fishing and clamming.

Top Sights & Recreation:
Cape Arago State Park
Cape Arago State Park
From the scenic headland, the south cove trail leads to a sandy beach and tidepools. The north cove trail provides access to the beach and views of the offshore colonies of seal and sea lions at Shell Island, a designated...[read more]
Sunset Bay State Park
Sunset Bay State Park
Day use park includes picnic facilities along the bay and easy access to the beach. Hiking trails take you to rugged cliffs with spectacular ocean vistas, including views of the Cape Arago Lighthouse. Tent, RV and yurt camping.[read more]
Coquille Point
Coquille Point
Coquille Point is ideal for viewing nearby seabird nesting colonies, including seasonal Tufted Puffins, Common Murres, Pigeon Guillemots and several types of cormorant. Featuring paved trails with benches and interpretive signs, this spot is perfect for those with mobility issues.
Coquille River Lighthouse
Coquille River Lighthouse
Built in 1895, the Coquille River Lighthouse was the final one built on the Oregon Coast. It was in operation until 1939 when it was replaced by an automated beacon and left to deteriorate. In 1976 a restoration effort began...[read more]
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
This famous rock is known for a mysterious Native American legend and the area is enjoyed for scenic hiking, fishing and beach access. A well worn trail to the beach leads to rocky intertidal areas at low tide.
Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
One of the best birding areas on the Pacific coast, the Bandon Marsh NWR is located near the mouth of the Coquille River and is an oasis for migrating shorebirds, waterfowl, coho salmon, Bald Eagles and California Brown Pelicans.
Bandon
& Coquille