Coos Bay Tourism, Oregon

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Coos Bay is an S-shaped inlet where the Coos River enters the Pacific Ocean, approximately 10 miles (16 km) long and two miles (three km) wide, on the Pacific Ocean coast of southwestern Oregon in the United States. The city of Coos Bay, once named Marshfield, was renamed for the bay and is located on its inner side. The Port of Coos Bay is the largest and deepest port between San Francisco, California and the Columbia River. Coos Bay is located in northern Coos County. Other communities on the bay include North Bend and Charleston. Many of the fishing and pleasure boats that call Coos Bay home are docked in Charleston. Coos Bay is the proposed site of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by Jordan Cove Energy Project. The terminal would export liquefied natural gas primarily to overseas market through the proposed 36-inch-diameter (910 mm) Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline which would extend 234 miles from Malin, near Klamath Falls to Jordan Cove on Coos Bay. The terminal and pipeline projects are under regulatory review. Oregon Governor Kulongoski expressed various environmental concerns.


Located on the Southern Oregon Coast is this quiet city of Coos Bay. Everything about the place spells fun. Replete with natural beauty and breathtaking surrounding, Coos Bay offers a relaxing retreat to travellers. Though the city has many state parks, the major ones are Shore Acres State Park which lies in the Cape Arago area along with Sunset Bay State Park. Both of them are well maintained, offer myriad recreational activities and considered to be two of the largest parks in the entire nation. One can come here to enjoy wildlife watching, hiking, jogging, biking and such. There are various beaches that adorn the place too. Coastal food and long stretches of the lush green surrounding, it is the ultimate destination for nature lovers.


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Facts and Stats for Coos Bay*

  • Living in Coos Bay - Quality of Life

    • Health Care Index 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Coos Bay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Coos Bay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.2 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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