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Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

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Open today: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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beach and seashells.

Great walk on the beach. Seashells at low tide. Lots of wildflowers and sand dunes. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean M
Loveland, Ohio
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Incredible Dunes

These are the biggest dunes down the Oregon Coast. In the morning when the tide was out and wind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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  • Average5%
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“dune buggy”(19 reviews)
“off road”(5 reviews)
A forty-mile recreational area along the coast of Oregon consisting of thirty lakes, dunes, campgrounds and hiking trails.
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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855 Highway Avenue, Reedsport, OR 97467
+1 541-271-3611
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk on the beach. Seashells at low tide. Lots of wildflowers and sand dunes. Beautiful ocean scapes.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are the biggest dunes down the Oregon Coast. In the morning when the tide was out and wind low was the best time to explore. Midday the wind picked up. Great for quiet walks on the beach if you avoid the loud dune buggy/ATV...More

Thank TravellngTeaDrinker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the dunes on our way home from the coast. We were so surprised at the activities available there we are planning a family vacation to the dunes soon. We saw forest, ocean, and dunes all in one stop! Another area we learned...More

3  Thank Curatio D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stretching approximately 40 miles north from the Coos River in North Bend, to the Siuslaw River, in Florence, the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area boasts the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America. We took pictures and enjoyed the sites at Joaquine Miller...More

1  Thank Bakerfortress
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dunes are managed for multiple use so there is lots of noise and action if you choose to go out in a dune buggy. I didn't. So you have to go a ways to find the natural areas where peace and quiet are found....More

1  Thank obankestrel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was busy, but not packed. There is planty of parking for people towing trailers. I suspect it will get busier as the summer progresses.

Thank Charlene L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Important note: This is a recreation area not a park. There is no official entrance or park office etc. It's very large and you really should get a map of the area just to ensure you don't get lost. There are multiple entrances. Most of...More

2  Thank RC30319
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nices big dunes and good for a short hike but when I want to hike for several hours, I prefer another kind of landscape

1  Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here several times over the past few years and love taking hikes on the various trails through the dunes. The trails are generally easy to follow and take you through some beautiful areas on the way to the beach. Note that some of...More

1  Thank T3079KDstevenb
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This was more magnificent than I expected. I have been to sand dunes in several locations and this was far and away the most beautiful. There is a short 5 - 10 minute hike from the parking lot. The kiosk at the parking lot requests...More

Thank Bryan I
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13 July 2018|
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Response from obankestrel | Reviewed this property |
Google for the companies, then use Trip Advisor to pick the best that meets your needs. Watch out for those that haven't been in business long, and be sure to shop price. It can vary quite a bit, but don't skip on... More
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24 February 2018|
Response from SweetlyTammi | Reviewed this property |
We were there in June and plenty of places to ride.
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17 October 2017|
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Response from Joanna T | Reviewed this property |
There are many many campgrounds right on the dunes.. It will not allow me to post a link.. Google campgrounds at Winchester bay dunes oregon