Bastendorff Beach Campground, Oregon - 2016

We fired up the coach and hit the road, but before we made it to Highway 101, we decided to visit a park we enjoyed last year. So north we went, and here we are.

Bastendorff Beach Campground - Forest County Park, near Coos Bay: Site #49 (74 RV sites total) - This site has: electric & water hookups • electric hookups. Campground Notes: flush toilets • vault toilets • showers • dump station available • ocean/beach access • trails nearby • 112’ elevation. October 29th - 31st. Miles driven: 53 (tap on mileage to see route).

• Good location for exploring the sights in Cape Arago, Shore Acres, & Sunset Bay Parks.
• Sites on A loop are nicely spaced in the trees.
• During the rainy season, campground sites can be muddy with standing water.
• Apparently, crime has increased since our visit last year. This park, along with the adjacent private RV park & state park campground, has warning notices about theft, including bicycles & personal items.

Overall Experience: neutral

Backyard of the Day

Also see: Coos Bay,OR (2015)

Bastendorff Beach County Park is a popular camping and recreation destination located on the southern Oregon coast, about 10 miles southwest of Coos Bay. The 89-acre park is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful Bastendorff Beach, offering stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding coastal landscape.

Camping at Bastendorff Beach County Park
The campground at Bastendorff Beach County Park features over 100 well-maintained campsites that can accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs up to 50 feet in length. The campsites are nicely separated and provide ample space for visitors to set up their camping gear. Many of the sites offer electric and water hookups, and the park also has a separate dump station for RV waste disposal.

Cabins for Rent
In addition to the standard campsites, Bastendorff Beach County Park also offers a couple of cabins that can be rented for those who prefer a more comfortable camping experience. The cabins are equipped with basic amenities such as beds, heating, and electricity, making them a popular choice for families or groups. Reservations are recommended, especially during the peak summer season.

Exploring Bastendorff Beach
The park's location right on the coast provides easy access to the beautiful Bastendorff Beach, which is a popular spot for swimming, beachcombing, and other coastal activities. The beach is known for its dramatic rock formations, tide pools, and opportunities to spot wildlife such as seabirds, seals, and whales. A short walk down a steep road leads visitors directly to the beach.

Other Activities at the Park
In addition to the beach, Bastendorff Beach County Park offers a variety of other recreational amenities and activities:

  • Hiking trails through the coastal forest
  • Birdwatching opportunities
  • Boat launch facility for exploring Coos Bay and the Pacific Ocean

Park Information

  • Open year-round
  • Reservations recommended for camping during peak summer months
  • Special events and programs offered throughout the year
  • Guided nature walks and educational programs available

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