Shore Acres State Park, Coos Bay

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Admire the wide array of gardens and flora on the grounds of a former pioneer estate at Shore Acres State Park, nestled along the forested edge of the Pacific Ocean. Visit the park and wander its 2 hectares (5 acres) of landscaped gardens, replete with both local and exotic plants and crisscrossed by numerous footpaths. Make your way to the Japanese-inspired lily pond area and pause for a peaceful moment of reflection. Head for the nearby sandstone cliffs to take in a sweeping view over the sea, complete with waves crashing powerfully against the rock below. Keep your eyes open and you may even spot the spout of a migratory gray whale. Arrange to visit Shore Acres State Park and other attractions in Coos Bay using our Coos Bay online travel planner .
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  • Spectacular coastal area with beautiful gardens! This was once the summer retreat of a lumber baron. Although the mansion is long gone (there's a gazebo lookout where it once stood), the really incred...  more »
  • Beautiful grounds/plants and SPECTACULAR views of the ocean. Just breathtaking! Allow ample time to walk the grounds and follow some of the trails that run outside of the grounds. Not a blade of grass...  more »
  • I've never seen the ocean at its most powerful as we saw it at Shore Acres State Park. The Pacific Ocean was pounding the shoreline, the seals were barking and the flowering plants were spectacular. D...  more »
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  • This is great park with lots of different things. There is amazing garden with different paths to walk around and enjoy all the beautiful plants. There is a path that leads to a beach with cliffs that shelters visitors from strong winds. The park also provides picnic tables and great view of the ocean and cliffs.
  • Beautiful views from a well manicured garden. They also have a wonderful christmas light display during the holidays that brings thousands feom far and wide every year.
  • A very nice place. I wanted the trails to be better marked with distance to next significant point.
  • Beautiful place to visit either on a sunny day or even rainy, fun for wave watching
  • The wave action is spectacular...Love it here.

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