Carter Lake Day Use


Carter Lake Day Use is located in the Carter Lake Campground which is located next to Carter Lake in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Campsites are nestled among Shore Pine, Sitka Spruce and Douglas-fir.

The Carter Dunes Trail leads from the campground to the dunes and beach.

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day
Open Season: May 1
Usage: Light
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush 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


From Florence, OR, travel south on Highway 101 for 11 miles. Carter Lake Campground entrance is on the west side of Highway 101.



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