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Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

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Address: 855 Highway Avenue, Reedsport, OR 97467
Phone Number: +1 541-271-3611
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A forty-mile recreational area along the coast of Oregon consisting of...

A forty-mile recreational area along the coast of Oregon consisting of thirty lakes, dunes, campgrounds and hiking trails.

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Would get 5 stars when we come back and get to play here

Even if your not ready to take a buggy up there - just the massiveness of this area is worth the stop. Just going there to sit in the sand and reflect on the beauty and the music... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy S
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if your not ready to take a buggy up there - just the massiveness of this area is worth the stop. Just going there to sit in the sand and reflect on the beauty and the music that the ocean offers. The sunsets are breathtaking and it just gives you a chance to get away from all the hustle,... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Rain or shine, there are riders on the dunes. Pick a spot to stop and watch others having fun - and then return with your own vehicle!

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Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The dunes are beautiful and frequently offer spectacular ocean views from the top. They are worth stopping to see.

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Thank Elaine G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If your tired of tent camping, try Kelly's RV Rentals. It's very convenient, the RV's are very well cared for, well stocked and set up for the renter.

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Portland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Beautiful Oregon Coast. Some of the best riding around! Kids, Adults, Extremists. Great for pictures, picnics, hikes, camping. Please ride safely, know your limits. Watch out for others.

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Thank Dianna F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lots of sand dunes to explore and areas for dune buggys and quads. Places to picnic and just relax and enjoy the area.

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Hazlet
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I have not seen the entire expanse of dunes, but I have entered the Oregon Dunes area near Florence. Dune buggies were all over the place and were tightly controlled as to how and where they could be used - designated and overseen specific areas. The road out to the tip of the south jetty is a nice ride. While... More 

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Roseburg, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The dunes are exceptional for their wild beauty and serenity with the ocean close by. A photographer's dream. Seasonal evens make it fairly crowded and, depending on what you want from them, need some planning.

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Rialto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The day use area has two great observation platforms. We aren't dune buggy people, but wanted to experience the dunes. There were several trails out to the beach. A good place to get a feeling of the expanse of the sand dunes.

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canyon lake ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

One of the cleanest and prettiest campgrounds I have ever been too anywhere in north America! We camp everywhere but this was a special place with diverse outdoor activities in every direction. Incredible hiking just upstream the Florence River. Lots of waterfalls. Lots of fishing and offloading. Great seafood.

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