b'Bay Point Landing offers campsites on the beachif they are available.Bay Point Landing continues to add to its amenities and offers a clubhouse. loungeactivitycenter,agood-sizedindustrial elements to the property. In- friendly employee in a golf cart. Theresthrough the sand and water. And during kids den, an activities/games room andstead, they installed paver patios, whicha food truck on-site during the week- themanywalksweenjoyedonthe a reception area/general store. The poolallow the natural dune grass to grow upends, with free delivery via golf cart asbeach, never once did I encounter any andloungelookoutoverthebaybetween the stones. All sites offer fullwell.dog waste left behindalthough park through dramatic floor-to-ceiling glasshookups and come with a picnic tableWe spent a great deal of time explor- employees do make a daily sweep of the windows.and a stone fire pit, and for a small fee,ing the beautiful beaches of Oregon,area. The RV park itself has been designedthe resort delivers firewood right to theWashington and northern California onAnd just to make the dogs and their to complement the bay and the naturalsite.this particular trip, but we developed ahomes on wheels squeaky clean, Bay-surroundings. Thankfully, RV sites areWe observed many guests with shell- personalrelationshipwiththemile- pointprovidestwo84-degreedog spread out and spacious. We were for- fish licenses catching clams and crabslong beach at Baypoint because we hadwashes in the park, complete with com-tunate to nab a beachfront sitetherefrom the resorts mile-long beach, andthe privilege of living on it for a few daysplementary doggie shampoo. are pull-throughs for motorhomes andthe park provides shovels and boots atand nights. Although not yet a popular tourist back-ins for towablesand we spentno charge. They also loan out horse- The parks pet policy requires that alldestination, Coos Bay is the largest city hours soaking up the ocean air, just en- shoes, bocce ball and corn hole games,dogs be on a leash while in the park, buton the Oregon coast. It was established joying the view and relaxing by our rig.as well as puzzles and toys in the loungethat they are allowed off-leash on thein the 1850s and originally was named Baypoint specifically chose not to in- and kids den as part of their efforts tobeach as long as they are under voiceMarshfield, but in 1944 the residents stall asphalt or concrete roads in theprovide as many community experi- control. Not only did our Gracie enjoyvoted to rename the town Coos Bay to parkusing local gravel because itences as possible right at the park. Andher beach runs, chasing balls and frol- complement the bay on which it lies. blends in with the natural area. Thereanother first for usyou can order anyicking in the ocean, but it was also suchThe word Coos is a native American are no concrete patios at the sites be- of these items (including those from thefun to see other dogs in absolute eupho- word and has two meaningsplace of cause they wanted to avoid introducingstore) via text, and its delivered by aria as they ran and chased each otherpines and lake. WOODALLSCM.comFebruary 2023 17'