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Bandon State Natural Area

  COVID-19 Alert 05/21/20
China Creek access remains closed. All other access points are open. Restrooms open with reduced cleaning services. Facilities may close without notice. 
Check our Park Status Map for a list of open parks and our FAQ page for details on this decision.
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Major Features & Activities

  • Blue Indicates that some, but not all, facilities are accessible.
Major Features & Activities:
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Restrooms Flush
  • Viewpoint
  • Wildlife
  • Beach Access
  • Fishing

COVID-19 UPDATE: China Creek access remains closed. All other access points are open. Be prepared to turn around if crowded. Bring your own water, food and hand sanitizer. Do not travel far to visit. 


Bandon awaits the beachcomber, the explorer, the artist and the dreamer. Bandon State Natural Area comprises several spots to access the beach along Beach Loop Road in Bandon. Parking is ample at all locations.

No beach camping from Bandon to Floras Lake.

Seasonal Beach Restrictions are in place March 15 - Sep. 15 south of China Creek to Floras Lake during nesting season for the western snowy plover. Foot and equestrian traffic on wet sand only; all other recreation prohibited. Information: