Scenic Coastal Views and Wildlife Watching

Hotel Near Shore Acres State Park

Perched on a scenic bluff towering above the Pacific Ocean, Shore Acres State Park features rugged natural beauty, lush gardens, hiking trails, and wildlife watching on Oregon's coast. Walk down a trail to a secluded cove at Simpson Beach, skirt the cliff's edge for panoramic ocean vistas or stroll over to the fully-enclosed observation building for more scenic views of the crashing waves, rugged cliffs and migrating whales.

Nestled within Shore Acres State Park, the Botanical Gardens are a year-round attraction. Delight in evergreen and deciduous perennials along with a global collection of trees and shrubs. The highlight is the largest Monterey Pine in Oregon, which has been designated a Heritage Tree. There are also seasonal blooms between the spring and fall whose spectacular colors turn the Gardens into a veritable painter's palette.

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    • What seasonal flowers will I see at the Botanical Gardens and when?

      Hundreds of daffodils and other spring bulbs make their appearance in late February and early March. In April and May, you’ll be treated to a wealth of azaleas and rhododendrons. Thousands of flowering annuals arrive between June and September, including 800 rose bushes. A bundle of dahlias can be seen from August through October.
    • Are pets allowed in Shore Acres State Parks?

      Sadly, no. If you’ve brought your pet along with you, they’ll have to remain in your guestroom or suite at Quality Inn & Suites. There is only one exception to this rule and that is for service animals.

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