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Bullards Beach State Park

 
 

Campground Description:  Bullards Beach State Park is owned and operated by the State of Oregon.  Bullards Beach is an extremely popular Oregon State Park due to the more pleasant than average weather and the abundance of activities both in and outside of the park.  Downtown Bandon offers shops, restaurants and more tourist activities than can be enjoyed in a mere afternoon.  Some of the very best fish and chips is available on the Warf in a tiny blue and white building (people come from as far as 50 miles away just for the fish and ships).  The park offers beach combing, hiking, kite flying, a historic lighthouse, bird watching and mammal watching.  All RV camping sites and tent camping sites have a paved pad for vehicle parking.  Full shopping and services are available in Bandon.  Open year round.  Reservations are available and strongly recommended during the summer season.

Number of Sites:  103 full-hookup sites (sewer, electricity, water), 82 electrical sites with water, 13 yurts (one pet-friendly)

Electricity:  At 185 RV camping and tent camping sites

Water:  At every RV camping and tent camping site

Sewer:  At 103 RV camping sites

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes

Directions:  From Highway 101 Northbound or Southbound - Watch for Park Road, 2.2 miles north of downtown Bandon, Oregon.  Turn west onto Park Road and follow 120 yards to the entrance booth.

Fishing:  Bullards Beach State Park offers fishing and crabbing opportunities and boat launch facilities on the Coquille River.  In Bandon's harbor area there are several deep sea fishing charters.  The Coquille River offers world class Salmon and Steelhead fishing.  Finally, surfcasting is often very productive for sea perch. 

The Bandon high dock is a favorite place for crabbing and fishing. Rent a crab cage for 1/2 day or all day costing approximately $8.00 to $10.00 a day. Dungeness crab, thought by many to be among the sea's finest delicacies, is thick in this area from midsummer to late fall, and available most of the rest of the year.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Within the camping area there are few areas open enough for telescope camping.  A far better bet is to set up a telescope farther down Park Road near the lighthouse.  For those with computerized telescopes the exact position of the lighthouse is 43.12479 N, 124.42367 W.  Laying on a blanket on the beach with binoculars is a great astronomy camping activity.

Nearby Golfing: 

Bandon Crossings Golf Course
87530 Dew Valley Ln
Bandon, OR
541-347-3232
Bandon Crossings Golf Course
 
Old Bandon Golf Links
Bandon Face Rock Golf Course
3235 Beach Loop Dr SW
Bandon, OR  97411-8808
541-329-1927
Old Bandon Golf Links
 
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Pacific Dunes Course
57744 Round Lake Rd
Bandon, OR 97411-6360
888-345-6008
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Contact Information: 

Bullards Beach State Park
PO Box 569
Bandon, OR 97411
541-347-2209
Bullards Beach State Park
Bullards Beach Park Brochure

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The sign at the entrance to Bullards Beach State Park

 
 
 
 

A campground map of Bullards Beach State Park

 
 
 
 

The restroom facilities at Bullards Beach State Park offer hot showers and flush toilets

 
 
 
 

A typical full hookup RV camping or tent camping site at Bullards Beach State Park

 
 
 
 

Some of the RV camping and tent camping sites at Bullards Beach State Park offer little privacy

 
 
 
 

One of the yurts at Bullards Beach State Park

 
 
 
 

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