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.
Beach Access Limited to Protect Snowy Plovers March 15 - Sept 15
Beach access near plover nesting areas is limited during their breeding season, March 15 - September 15. In these areas, dry sand beach is CLOSED to entry. Within most plover nesting areas, dogs (on and off leash), kites (including drones), motorized vehicles, non-motorized vehicles (including bicycles) are prohibited in both dry and wet sand beach.
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