Umpqua Dunes Area

  

Wind sculpted and rippled expanse of dunes

This area provides the easiest beach access in the Oregon Dunes for beach walking and ocean viewing.

The most popular OHV area at the Oregon Dunes, the Umpqua Area has two large day use staging areas, dispersed sand camping access, and is adjacent to large OHV developed facilities managed by Douglas County.

Please see OHV Rules for Riding before heading out.


Photo of Eel Creek Campground

The Eel Creek area, just west of Highway 101, is separate from the OHV areas.

Eel Creek is the location of a popular trailhead and campground adjacent to the area's largest and most expansive dunes.

At a Glance

Restrictions: The beach in this area is closed to OHV use. Watch for Snowy Plover Seasonal Beach Restrictions 1.75 miles south of Umpqua Beach #3
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

General Information

General Notes:

Map of Umpqua Dunes Area

map of the Umpqua Dunes Area showing recreation 

opportunities


Recreation Map

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Activities


Beaches & Dunes

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Beachcombing

Recreation areas with activity Beachcombing:

Easiest beach access in the dunes for beach walking and ocean viewing.

The beach is closed to OHV use.

Sand Play

Recreation areas with activity Sand Play:

Need to get rid of some excess energy? Run, jump, slip and slide as you play around on the sand dunes by the Eel Creek campground and John Dellenback trail.


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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