Sand Dunes - Oregon Dunes Area

Oregon Dunes Area, OR:

Oregon Dunes Area, OR

Contact Information

Phone: (541) 271-6000
Phone: (541) 902-8526
Website: http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/siuslaw

Location

From Florence, head south toward Coos Bay on Hwy. 101. The dunes stretch all the way to North Bend, with several marked access roads.

Area Information

There are 5,930 acres of open sand and 6,140 acres of designated routes. Class 1, 2 and 3 ATVs are allowed only on designated routes. Highest dunes in North America associated with an ocean. Dunes stretch along the Oregon coast for about 50 miles. The riding area includes open dunes, bowls, marked trail system, and a variety of vegetation including pine trees. Camping is permitted and available anywhere that is at least 200 feet from a paved road, and there are several improved campgrounds with a variety of facilities. Oregon's off-highway vehicle regulations are strictly enforced and include a 12x8-inch flag on a nine foot pole. Adequate muffler rated at 93 decibels (max), and seat belts, along with a UL approved fire extinguisher, hydraulic brakes for a minimum of two rear wheels, and roll bars are required on open-roof vehicles. There is a fee for day use and camping facilities. Oregon OHV sticker or registration from state of origin required. This riding area was featured in our July/August 2007 issue.

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