Coos Bay / North Bend / Charleston / Bandon / Coquille / Myrtle Point
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Photo by E.L. Stevens
Photo by E.L. Stevens
Are you or anyone you know moving to the area? Buying a home?
Starting a new business? Just married or having a baby?
If so, and you live in The Coos Bay Area, Bay Area Greeters would like to send you a wonderful free gift packet filled with coupons for discounted or free gifts, meals, services, and more. This packet is a way to say "Welcome to the area" or "Congratulations" on your recent lifestyle change from our local businesses and Bay Area Greeters.
Business Owners can help welcome newcomers in our area by becoming a sponsor of Bay Area Greeters. If you would like your business included in our packet, Click here to send a business inquiry.
Numerous lakes, rivers, and waterfalls, aside from the expansive beaches and sand dunes are among some of the most beautiful natural settings here in Coos County paradise. There are plenty of places to fish with so many lakes rivers and the Ocean. Plus there is Crabbing, Clamming, whale watching and sensational sunsets.
Currently, forest products, tourism, fishing and agriculture dominate the Coos County economy. The service industry is replacing the former lumber-driven economy. Boating, dairy farming, myrtlewood manufacturing, shipbuilding and repair, a golf resort and agriculture specialties products, including Cranberries, also play an important role. Untapped rich deposits of iron ore and lead await developement.
Coos Bay is considered the best natural harbor between San Francisco Bay and the Puget Sound.
The Oregon Dunes are a unique area of windswept sand that is the result of millions of years of wind, sun, and rain erosion on the Oregon Coast. These are the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America. Some dunes here tower upwards of 150 meters above sea level, providing numerous recreational opportunities including off-road vehicle use, hiking, photography, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, and camping. The Carter Dunes Trail and Oregon Dunes Day Use provide disabled access for forest visitors.