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A stroll in dunes

After we parked our car, we were heading to the John Dellenback Dunes Trail. These dunes were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
How did I live in Oregon for 55 years and not hike this trail before?

If you like the Oregon Coast, you simply must hike this trail, or as much of it as you're able. I... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Eugene, Oregon
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4 weeks ago
“A stroll in dunes”
16 Oct 2018
“How did I live in Oregon for 55 years and not hike this trail before?”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After we parked our car, we were heading to the John Dellenback Dunes Trail. These dunes were historical, as it took lots of years to establish these dunes, especially thanks to John Dellenback in the year of 1972. So, back to our hike. After our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 16 October 2018

If you like the Oregon Coast, you simply must hike this trail, or as much of it as you're able. I didn't know the Oregon Dunes were this tall and expansive before my visit. This was the perfect way to spend a 76-degree cloudless day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank z00zibot
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is one of those areas that you need to experience for yourself. It's like a desert randomly popped up in a rainforest. Enjoy the hiking trails and try to fathom how these dunes formed. :)

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank bikerwarewolf
Reviewed 1 December 2017

My first visit to John Dellenback Dunes Trail beach was not disappointing. What is nice about this beach is that on most days the beach has few visitors. I saw very little drift wood or shells. :( On the other hand I saw no litter...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Shirley G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Most of the fun was the hike to the beach. The beach was not superior to the rest of the rugged coastal views we had seen already. The hike was fun and I’d do it again on another coastal trip.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 23 July 2016

You'll want to take along water, wear long pants, and (probably) use sunblock for this hike. We took the northern end of the loop trail from the trailhead after hearing from another hiker that the southern end had been taken over by dune. The north...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Doug S
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Great trails beautiful beach and scenery. Can't wait to process my videos and other photos. My grandson took my two son's and myself in his 4X4 Beast. Been long time since done anything like this.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 365ralphs
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Were only ones on the trail in late May. Got to end and had a huge beach along the Pacific ocean to ourselves. Saw sea lions in the waves. Dunes were incredible and a must see.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank rgrove004
Reviewed 21 May 2016

You have never seen so much sand before.The beach seems to go on forever but that is what Oregon is known for. Great for picture taking.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank John B
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We were out in fantastic sunny weather, but only took the short loop out to the dunes and a bit of a walk toward the beach. Stunning views of the sand and rain-water oases. Note that the trail to the right is the easier, and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Matthew A
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