Introduction to North Bend, Oregon
North Bend History
North Bend was originally known as "Yarrow." It is not clear where the name originated from, but many believe it came from the flowering plant, while others believe it was named after a river in Scotland. North Bend was incorporated as a city in 1903.
North Bend and nearby Attractions
- Coos Art Museum
- Geisel Monument State Heritage Site
- Bullards Beach State Park
Things To Do In North Bend
North Bend and surrounding area has many parks, including Simpson Park, Boynton Park, Ferry Road Park and Shore Acres State Park. Visitors can go to the Coos County Historical Society Museum and the Coos Art Museum. The Geisel Monument State Heritage Site can also be visited from North Bend.
North Bend Transportation
Air transportation is available from Lakeside State Airport.
North Bend Higher Education
Higher education is available from Rogue Community College, Lane Community College and the University of Oregon, all located nearby.