The North Spit


The North Spit of Coos Bay is a strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the waters of Coos Bay. Watching commercial vessels is but one unique opportunity to be enjoyed on this industrialized, semi-wild peninsula. Respect for private lands and protection of endangered species habitat limit public access. Cross country vehicle travel is not allowed off of existing trails without written permission .


From US Hwy 101, just north of North Bend, OR, follow signs to Horsfall Beach in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Bear right over the second set of RR tracks and stay on Transpacific Parkway. Six miles will bring you to the only developed area, a boat ramp with parking area, restrooms, and more information. The Physical Address is listed as 3031 Transpacific Lane North Bend, OR 97459





Coos Bay District 1300 Airport Lane North Bend, OR 97459


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