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Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

Stretching 50 miles from Florence to Coos Bay, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is administered by the U.S.D.A. Forest Service - Oregon, in the Siuslaw National Forest under legislation passed by Congress.

The area included in the NRA serves the recreational needs of a wide variety of users, including hikers, photographers, and Off-Road Vehicles (OHV) enthusiasts.

Among the features of the NRA are 30 lakes for fishing, swimming and wildlife watching, 14 hiking trails through wetlands, forests and dunes, 13 campgrounds, 11 beach parking areas, nine day use areas, three off-highway riding areas, one overlook and the visitor center in Reedsport with information, interpretive exhibits and an introductory video.

The "Off Highway Vehicle Guide to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Sand Lake" is your key to exploring the Oregon dunes. In it, you will find maps to riding areas, designated routes and closure areas, as well as campgrounds and staging facilities. The guide also outlines important state and federal regulations for riding at the dunes.

Rental Off-Highway Vehicles, (OHV), are available from private concessions along the coast. For more information stop by, or telephone the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area office in Reedsport.

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
855 Highway Avenue
Reedsport OR 97467

Off-road vehicle permits can be obtained at this office.

Location: 855 Highway Avenue, Reedsport Oregon 97467 Telephone 541-271-3611

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