The Coos County Historical Museum has an early 20th century steam locomotive, Native American artifacts, and various pioneer exhibits plus a tribute to Olympic runner Steve Prefontaine. 541 756-6320
Coos Art Museum features a variety of exhibits in various mediums, traveling exhibits, and permanent print collection. 235 Anderson Open Tuesday - Saturday Call 267-3901 for current exhibits.
Cape Arago State Park - You can take hiking trails along the top of the bluffs to see tidepools, marine mammals, and whale-watch.
Sunset Bay State Park is a small, protected bay surrounded by picturesque cliffs and beautiful sunsets. There is year-round camping, fishing, swimming, skin diving, and surfing. From Sunset Bay State Park you can also view the
Cape Arago Light
Bastendorff Beach Park is A Coos County park located 2 miles west of Charleston off the Cape Arago Hwy. Beautiful park with beach access and coin operated binoculars for whale watching or just viewing the sea. 91 campsites; 56 RV sites, dump station, handicap accessible, showers, children's playground, basketball court, horseshoe pits, $8.00 - $17.00, seasonal rates. Great family park.