oregon dunes national recreation area Trails

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Shifting Sands: Oregon Dunes National Recreational Area :: Reedsport, OR

Winter storms sculpt massive dunes, some exceeding 400 feet high, that stretch for nearly 60 miles along the central Oregon coast. Hike the Umpqua Dunes Trail. You have two choices: the 1-mile interpretive loop trail or the 5.5-mile round-trip trail

Tahkenitch Creek Trail :: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, OR

Tahkenitch Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Oregon. It is within Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 44 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 294 fe

Oregon Dunes Loop Trail :: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, OR

Oregon Dunes Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Oregon. It is within Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 2 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 68 fee

Tahkenitch Dunes Trail :: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, OR

Tahkenitch Dunes Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Oregon. It is within Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It is three miles long and begins at 22 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 370

Three Mile Lake North Trail :: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, OR

Three Mile Lake North Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Oregon. It is within Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 42 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1

Tahkenitch Creek Trail :: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, OR

Tahkenitch Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Oregon. It is within Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 44 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 294 fe

Oregon Dunes Loop Trail :: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, OR

Oregon Dunes Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Oregon. It is within Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 2 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 68 fee

Threemile Lake South Trail :: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, OR

Threemile Lake South Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Oregon. It is within Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It is a mile long and begins at 39 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 392 f

Tahkenitch Creek :: Reedsport, OR

This pleasant loop takes you through a coastal dune environment along picturesque Tahkenitch Creek in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

Central Oregon Coast :: Florence, OR

A 123-mile drive along the Central Oregon Coast shoreline and sand dunes, affording spectacular views from water level and ridgetops. The route stays close to the ocean on the 123 miles between Lincoln City and Coos Bay. It begins with water level

Three Capes Scenic Loop :: Sandlake, OR

A thirty-eight-mile signed drive on a paved highway along bays, wildlife refuges, and three scenic capes. The drive starts in downtown Tillamook. Following Three Capes Scenic Loop signs west, travelers skirt scenic Tillamook Bay and Bayocean Spit, th

Eel Creek Campground :: Reedsport, OR

Welcome to the heart of Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. If you’ve never ventured into this stunning sector of the Oregon coast, prepare yourself for an experience that you will not forget.

Siltcoos River :: Dunes City, OR

The Siltcoos River is one of the shortest rivers in Oregon. It travels just 3 miles from Siltcoos Lake to the Pacific Ocean. Yet it is one of the prettiest paddle trips on the central Oregon coast, passing from a large coastal lake through a Sitka sp

Windy Cove :: Reedsport, OR

At the foot of a forested hill, this 10-acre park encompasses a pair of landscaped camp areas. From camp, guests can easily access Salmon Harbor’s fishing, boating, and sightseeing; explore Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area via foot or dune vehic

Rock Creek :: Florence, OR

Gateway to Rock Creek Wilderness, this small campground sits where Rock Creek yawns to the ocean and the valley floor broadens into scenic meadows. Rock Creek is a beautiful, sparkling coastal water emerging from a forested canyon. An angler’s path

Half Moon Bay :: Reedsport, OR

This popular off-highway-vehicle (OHV) camp sits adjacent to a staging area for Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, offering a quick jump into the flying-sand fun. Its location also provides easy access to the coastal experience, be it beach lazin

Tahkenitch Creek :: Reedsport, OR

This pleasant loop route takes you through a coastal dune environment along picturesque Tahkenitch Creek in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Trail surface: Forest path and sandy trail. This short loop hike is one of three loop hikes that y

Florence Area :: Florence, OR

The mouth of the Siuslaw River marks the northern end of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Although much of the naturally shifting sand in this area has been hobbled by introduced European Beach Grass, the huge dunes and broad sand beaches o

John Dellenback Dunes Trail :: Lakeside, OR

This trail is named for John Dellenback, an environmentally aware Republican congressman who wrote the legislation to establish the Oregon Dunes National Recreation area and served as Peace Corps director from 1975 to 1977. The hike offers a choice

Siltcoos Lake :: Florence, OR

This loop hike winds through a shady Sitka spruce forest, taking you to the edge of 3,500-acre Siltcoos Lake—the largest freshwater lake on the Oregon Coast. Here you’ll have a good chance of seeing blue herons and a variety of other waterfowl. Trail

Tahkenitch Creek :: Reedsport, OR

This pleasant loop takes you through a coastal dune environment along picturesque Tahkenitch Creek in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. This short loop hike is one of three loop hikes that you can try from the Tahkenitch trailhead. This rout

Sutton Creek Recreation Area :: Florence, OR

The Sutton Creek Recreation Area has more than 6 miles of trails to explore, giving you a close-up view of a diverse coastal ecosystem made up of sand dunes, coastal forest, freshwater lakes, a coastal stream, and a sandy beach. The Sutton Creek Camp

Sutton Creek Recreation Area :: Florence, OR

This charming coastal campground is nestled among cedars, shore pines, hemlocks, and spruces along Sutton Creek. It extends a comfortable stay, with good site privacy and ample space. Parking spurs are paved. Area trails visit dune, ocean, estuary, a

Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park to Sunset Bay :: Glenada, OR

Miles of soft sand contoured by the wind and accented with ripple marks border the road from Florence to North Bend. Lie on it, walk through it, run over it, or slide down it; no matter how, take time to get to know this beautiful sea of sand known a