Scenic Beaches & State Parks

Flying Gulls on Bandon’s Beach

One of Oregon’s most valuable natural resources is its beauty, and the residents and visitors who enjoy it are quite lucky that much of this beauty is preserved in its many state parks and other protected areas.

For a relatively small town, Bandon is fortunate to have several of these places protected for the public to enjoy.  Below are links to information about some must-see publicly owned places and sights in and around Bandon.

The Legend of Face Rock: Read about the Native American legend of one of Bandon’s most iconic sights.

Oregon’s Public Beaches: Learn how Oregon’s nearly 400 miles of public beaches were saved from private developers.

Southern Oregon Coast State Parks: Read about the variety of state parks in the Bandon area.

Scenic Beaches: Discover the beautiful scenic beaches easily accessible from Highway 101.

Horseback Riding: Find out how you can see Bandon’s beach from horseback with Bandon Beach Riding Stables.

For more information about hiking and camping in the area, see the Hiking & Camping page.