Tahkenitch Creek Trail #1336


This trail system follows Tahkenitch Creek before entering open dunes, coastal marshes and deflation plains. The contrasts of the evergreen forest, open dunes, wetlands, and ocean beach offer a variety of photo opportunities.

Avoid fenced or posted snowy plover nesting areas from March 15 –September 15.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/18/2015: Trails have been brushed out. Expect storm debris down on trail during winter months.
Open Season: All Year
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet at Trailhead
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Tahkenitch Creek Trailhead
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

General Information



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Access to this trail is at Tahkenitch Creek Trailhead (fee site)


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.4 mb)

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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult


Tahkenitch Creek Trail can be connected with Tahkenitch Dunes Trail for a longer hiking experience.

Nature Viewing

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