Top Adventures in Bandon

  • Explore the Beaches of Bandon

    Bandon, Oregon, located on the Southern Oregon coast, is about 90 miles north of the California border and about five hours south of Portland. In other words, it's just far enough away so that it has not become a touristy, seaside destination. And...

  • Fat Tire Bike the Bandon State Natural Area

    The Bandon State Natural area is a wide, mostly undeveloped section of the South Coast that is perfect for beachcombing, exploration, and fat tire biking with fun driftwood for tricks and jumps along with large flat shallow areas extending far out...

    3 miles 20 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Whiskey Run

    The Whiskey Run mountain bike trail system features 9 interconnected trails of varying degrees and difficulty that can be added together to create at least an 11 mile loop. There are 6, 9, and 11 mile loops for beginner, intermediate and advanced ...

    11 miles 400 ft gain

  • Photograph Shore Acres

    If you find yourself in or around Coos Bay in Oregon, don't miss the opportunity to witness the most dramatic wave action you'll ever see. These gigantic waves are just mesmerizing! Shore Acres State Park is on the Cape Arago Hwy, 13 miles southwe...

  • Camp at Cape Blanco State Park

    Perched atop the cliffs of Cape Blanco, this is a small state park that features big views of the beautiful southern Oregon coastline. The trails to the beaches and the bluffs are mostly empty, and all of the campsites are very private, so if you’...

  • Tour the Cape Blanco Lighthouse

    Located at the state's westernmost tip and perched over the Pacific Ocean, the Cape Blanco Lighthouse was built and 1870 and features views up and down the rugged Oregon Coast. Managed by the Bureau of Land Management, tours cost $2 for adults (fr...

  • Bike the Wild Rivers Scenic Bikeway

    The Wild Rivers Scenic Bikeway starts and ends in Port Orford, and includes stops at Port Orford Heads, the Wild and Scenic Elk River, and Cape Blanco. It's a perfect ride for anyone looking to see the highlights of the section of coast around Por...

    60 miles 3000 ft gain

  • Hike the Port Orford Heads Trail

    The Port Orford Heads State Park comprises a drastically pronounced peninsula jutting out into the Pacific Ocean from the southern Oregon coast, providing breathtaking views both north to the Cape Blanco Lighthouse and south to Humbug Mountain and...

    1.3 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike Humbug Mountain

    Starting out at the pullout on the highway across from the Humbug Mountain State Campground, follow the winding trail up through the forrest to the top of the mountain. There is a nice bench at the top for a snack (or a beer). The hike is fairly l...

    8.8 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike the John Dellenback Dune Trail

    I think the greatest appeal of the John Dellenback area is its diversity.  The varied coastal ecosystems, including a creek and forest with moisture-loving souls like the newts and gigantic slugs contrasts significantly with the expansive sand dun...

    1 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike through Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area

    Getting here was half the adventure. Google led us in quite the wrong way. Whatever you do, approach this park from Allegany, outside of Coos Bay. From Allegany there are signs to the park. The road is about 9 miles from here. Drive until the road...

    3 miles 570 ft gain

  • Paddleboard Lake Marie at the Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

    The Umpqua State Lighthouse is an emerald gem of Oregon Coastal perfection: dense forest intermingled with lakes and streams spill out onto a massive dune system that plays gatekeeper to the Umpqua River as it empties into the roaring Pacific Ocea...

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    • Bandon, Oregon

      Cranberry Overlook At Black Moon Farms

      Located just one mile from the Oregon seashore, Black Moon Farms is a certified organic farm that produces cranberries, blueberries and chestnuts. The campsite is situated in a quiet corner of the ...

      From $100/night

    • Langlois, Oregon

      Bandon / Port Orford KOA

    • Sixes, Oregon

      Edson Creek Group Campground

      Overview Edson Creek Campground features open meadow style camping. It is located near a beautiful meandering creek that flows into the Sixes River. Recreation Camping, fishing, boating, site-seei...

    • Coos Bay, Oregon

      Hauser Sand Camping

      Overview Hauser offers a selection of dispersed campsites in the heart of the largest off-road vehicle area in Siuslaw National Forest. Campsites sit in the middle of the 47-mile stretch of dunelan...

    • Coos Bay, Oregon

      Horsfall Sand Camping

      Overview Horsfall Sand Camping is home to the largest riding area in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Adventure seekers can experience the thrill of riding through vast open dunes or mean...

    • Horsfall Beach Road

      Horsfall Beach

      Overview Horsfall Beach Campground is located along the central Oregon coast, about 2 miles north of Coos Bay. The campground is ideal for off-road vehicle riders or for visitors looking to take it...

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