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Features and Amenities of Loon Lake Lodge & RV Resort
Lodge area: Full-service Deli with deck overlooking the lake | Ice Cream Stand | General Store | Gas Station | Gift Shop
Marina area: Marina and Boat Docks | Sandy Swimming Beach | Beach Volleyball Court | Fishing | Snack Shack
Get out on the water with a Boat or Sea•Doo rental! Visit our rental shop at the Loon Lake Marina to rent a houseboat, ski and fishing boats, stand-up paddle boards, pontoon boats, kayaks, canoes and of course our exciting Sea-Doo personal watercraft!
Before you arrive or after you leave, extend your Loon Lake vacation with these nearby activities and attractions
Oregon Dunes National Recreational Area extends from Florence to the Coos Bay area and offers miles of beach access, OHV and dune buggy riding areas, fishing, swimming, kite flying, windsurfing, whale watching and hiking (541-271-6000, tinyurl.com/oregon-dunesNRA). Rent an off-road vehicle at Dune Country ATV Rentals (541-271-3443, discoverypointresort.com), Spinreel Dune Buggy and ATV Rental (541.759.3313, ridetheoregondunes.com) or at Steve’s ATV Rentals (541-751-1800, stevesatvrentals.com/home/oregon-dunes). Take an exciting dune buggy ride at Sandland Adventures (541-997-8087, sandland.com) or Sand Dunes Frontier (541-997-3544, sanddunesfrontier.com). Or try sandboarding at Sand Master Park (541-997-6006, sandmasterpark.com). There is also plenty of scenic hiking trails in the Coast Range and on the Pacific Ocean dunes near Reedsport (tinyurl.com/or-coast-hiking).
UMPQUA RIVER AREA
Boating, kayaking, fishing on the Umpqua River (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umpqua_River) and watch Elk graze in their natural habitat at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area (541-756-0100, tinyurl.com/dean-creek).
Visit the Umpqua River Discovery Center (541-271-4816, umpquadiscoverycenter.com) and the 13,000 sq. ft skateboard riding facility at Lions Park (skateoregon.com/Reedsport/Reedsport.html). Enjoy golfing at Forest Hills Country Club, a nine-hole public golf course and driving range (541-271-2626, golfreedsport.com) and tour Umpqua Lighthouse State Park (541-271-4631, tinyurl.com/ump-lighthouse).
There are several annual Festivals in the Reedsport and Winchester Bay area, including the Annual Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpting Championship in June (oregonccc.com), DuneFest in July (541-271-3495, dunefest.com) and the Old Time Music Jamboree in August (541-759-3419, fiddleonthebeach.info).
Visit the Historic Old Town and Antique District, and enjoy Nevada-style gaming at Three Rivers Casino (877-374-8377, threeriverscasino.com). There are two public golf courses in the Florence area, Sandpines Golf Links (800-917-4653, sandpinesgolf.com) or Ocean Dunes Golf Links (541-997-3232, threeriverscasino.com/golf). Horseback riding on the beach is available just north of Florence at C & M Stables (541-997-7540, oregonhorsebackriding.com)
COOS BAY/NORTH BEND
The area is home to Nevada-style gaming at Three Rivers Casino (877-374-8377, threeriverscasino.com) and two museums, the Coos Art Museum (541-267-3901, coosart.org) and Coos History Museum (541-756-6320, cooshistory.org).
Two State Parks in the Coos Bay area with great scenery are Shore Acres State Park, including its beautiful gardens (tinyurl.com/shore-acres-state-park) and Cape Arago State Park (tinyurl.com/cape-arago-state-park). Enjoy a round of golf at Watson Ranch Golf Course (541-267-7257, watsonranchgolfcourse.com) or Sunset Bay Golf Course (541-888-9301, sunsetbaygolf.com).
Information on the Roseburg area is available at their Chamber of Commerce (541-672-2648, visitroseburg.com). Popular attractions include the Umpqua Valley Art Center (541-672-2532, uvarts.com) and Douglas County History Museum (541-957-7007, umpquavalleymuseums.org) and Wildlife Safari in nearby Winston, a drive-thru natural habitat with over 500 animals (541-679-6761, wildlifesafari.net). There are numerous wineries for Wine Tasting in the Umpqua Valley Wine Region around Elkton and Roseburg (541-673-5323, umpquavalleywineries.org/wineries). And take a day to visit the many Covered Bridges of Douglas County (tinyurl.com/douglas-covered-bridges). Located south of Roseburg along I-5 is Nevada-style gaming and dining at Seven Feathers Casino Resort (800.548.8461, sevenfeathers.com) and golfing at Cougar Canyon Golf Course, an 18-hole public course (541-863-4653, cougarcanyongolf.net).
As you travel I-5 coming from Eugene, visit the Historic Downtown and Main Street shopping, dining and antiques district (541-942-2411, visitcottagegrove.com/historic-district), take a self-guided tour of the area’s many Covered Bridges (541-942-2411, tinyurl.com/cg-covered-bridges) or enjoy family cycling on a flat route around scenic Dorena Reservoir (541-942-2411, tinyurl.com/dorena-bike).
Some very well-known “links” golf courses are located in Bandon, including Bandon Crossings Golf Course (541-347-3232, bandoncrossings.com) or the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (541-347-4380, bandondunesgolf.com). Saddle up and hit the beach for some horseback riding at Bandon Beach Riding Stables (541-347-3423, tinyurl.com/bandon-horseback) or view wildlife at West Coast Game Park Safari (541-347-3106, westcoastgameparksafari.com)