Perhaps even a DESTINATION for some! While out and about in North Bend, OR, we happened past this famous shellfish farmer/vendor, Clausen Oysters. Clausen is the largest shellfish farm on the Oregon Coast. Their oysters are sold up and down the west coast and elsewhere. To learn more, here’s an interesting write-up in the Port of Coos Bay newsletter.
Adjacent to State and Federal protected areas. Bullards Beach State Park is one of only two parks designed for horse access to the beach?
There is no McDonalds. Or Burger King… No Walmart, Costco or even Safeway.
Bandon was named by George Bennet, an Irish peer, who settled nearby in 1873 and named the town after Bandon in Ireland, his hometown.
So what is here? Why Bandon? Besides Old Town on the waterfront and public marina…
Miles and miles of public beach, 19 access points, 4 city park beachheads and 12 Oregon State Parks or viewpoints. World class golf, fishing, and boating. Equestrian stables — take a sunset ride on the beach! Or simply car tour some of the most beautiful byways anywhere, making sure to bring a picnic. Bicyclists also flock to the south Oregon coast; the Tour de Fronds is an annual event just east of Bandon and here’s a sample of local mapped rides.