Near Coos Bay, Oregon
Bastendorff Beach does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!
A short drive from Charleston, Oregon, Bastendorff Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the southern Oregon Coast. A wide stretch of soft sand is the perfect place for a walk, kite flying and other fun on the ocean shore. The beach is bordered by a shore pine forest and a steep headland. The south jetty of Coos Bay borders the beach to the north, and visitors may get a peek-a-boo view of the Cape Arago Lighthouse to the south.
Know Before You Go:
- Bastendorff Beach is open from DAWN TO DUSK year round.
- Open fires are prohibited during fire season (July 1 - Sept. 30) including campfires, charcoal fires, cooking fires, and warming fires. Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are allowed.
- Universal Access Restrooms Two vault restrooms are located in the middle and south parking areas. There is no running water at the beach.
- Street legal OHVs are ALLOWED on designated routes on the foredune. Vehicles must display a safety flag and an Oregon OHV sticker
Point of Interest:
Play it safe near the ocean. Changing tides, driftwood, and loose sand can all be treacherous. Beware of sneaker waves and never turn your back to the ocean!