South Jetty Beach 7 - Whale Memorial Day Use

  

This popular day use area provides opportunities for most visitors. These twelve parking areas start out with two sand access lots for off highway vehicles. There are also six lots providing excellent access to the beach. Two other parking areas are open viewpoints of wetlands for great wildlife observation. Visitors will also find the crab dock that provides opportunities to enjoy a day of crabbing or fishing. Near the jetty our final two lots marks the location of the 1979 beaching of 41 sperm whales. Adventure, education, solitude or relaxation, all this and more can be found at the South Jetty.

Whale Memorial Trailhead is located at this Day Use Site.

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day
Open Season: All year
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest
Information Center: Oregon Dunes NRA Visitor Center

General Information

Directions:

From Florence travel south on highway 101 for 1 mile to the South Jetty Road. Travel west to access the recreational areas.


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