Bastendorff Beach Campground, Oregon - 2015

Found a nicely wooded campground that offers spectacular views of Bastendorff Beach below. This beach extends from Yoakum Head to the south jetty, which is the entrance of the bay.

Bastendorff Beach Campground - County Park, near Coos Bay, OR: Site #52 (74 RV sites total) - This site has: electric & water hookups. Campground Notes: flush toilets • showers • dump station available • ocean access • beach access from the campground (via a short walk on-road) • trails nearby in State Parks • 112’ elevation. October 24th - Nov 3rd. Miles drove – 50.
Overall Experience: smile

Cape Arago Collage Afternoon spent exploring sights off Cape Arago Hwy: Sunset Bay State Park, Simpson Reef Overlook with great views of hundreds of seals resting on the rocky shores, and Cape Arago State Park. Lots of interesting short trails along the way with very scenic views.

Stormy Day Hike on the Cape Arago Shoreline Trail
This 3.5-mile point-to-point trail, from Sunset Bay SP to Cape Arago SP, offers spectacular views along the coast.

Local Flavor – Area Businesses We Enjoyed & Recommend
7 Devils Brewing Company Well made craft beers & good food. 247 South 2nd Street Coos Bay, OR
Nonnie's Breakfast Barn. Good old fashion breakfast with a lot of local color.
The Liberty Pub Good section of craft beers & absolutely delicious pizza.

7 Devils Brewing Company

"This place was a real find. Good beer – good food. We visited them twice during our stay in the Coos Bay area!"

Poutine with vegetarian gravy and jalapeño cheese curds.


Bastendorff Beach County Park Campground is the perfect retreat for nature lovers. It's located just two miles west of Charleston, OR, a charming town on the Oregon Coast. This 89-acre county park offers camping all year round and has breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

A Campground with Amazing Features
The campground at Bastendorff Beach has more than 100 campsites that are well-maintained. They can accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs up to 50 feet long. You'll have no trouble finding a spot that suits your needs.

One of the best things about this campground is its proximity to Bastendorff Beach itself. This beautiful stretch of coastline is known for its excellent waves, making it a popular spot for surfers. Even if you're not into surfing, you can still have a great time here. The beach is perfect for sunbathing, picnicking, or taking long walks along the shore.

Convenient Amenities
In addition to its natural beauty, Bastendorff Beach County Park Campground also offers convenient amenities for campers:

  • Restrooms: Clean and well-maintained facilities are available for your comfort.
  • Showers: After a day of outdoor activities, you can freshen up with a hot shower.
  • Dump Station: If you're traveling in an RV, there's a dump station on-site for easy waste disposal.

These amenities make camping here comfortable and hassle-free.

Exploring the Surrounding Area
While Bastendorff Beach County Park Campground has plenty to offer on its own, there's also a charming town nearby that's worth checking out.

Just a short drive away is the town of Charleston. This quaint coastal community is home to a variety of local shops, art galleries, and restaurants. It's the perfect place to go if you want to take a break from outdoor activities and immerse yourself in the local culture.

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