Bailey Beach, approximately 3 miles long, is located immediately north of Gold Beach.
Most noted for the fact that you can drive your vehicle on it, this beach is also the closest beach to the Rogue Reef, which offers incredible views.
Access to Bailey Beach is easy:
- You can access from the Rogue River north jetty.
- You can access south of Rogue Shores via either vehicle or by foot.
- You can access north of Rogue Shores from several paths that lead to the beach. There is ample parking at each trailhead.
- You can access Bailey Beach by hiking on the Oregon Coast Trial south from Otter Point. The Oregon Coast Trail drops down to the beach at the north end. Bailey Beach can also be very pleasantly viewed from Otter Point. There is amble parking at Otter Point.
Access from the Rogue Shore community is discouraged. Public access is more appropriate either north or south of Rogue Shores.
ou can walk for many enjoyable hours on Bailey Beach. In addition to the clean sand and the gentle slope of the beach, there is wonderful opportunity to hunt for driftwood, shells, and other beach valuables.
It is interesting to note that items that float down the Rogue River are usually deposited on either South Beach or Bailey Beach.