Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use /OHV Staging Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use and Staging Area provides parking for pedestrian beach access as well as off-highway vehicle (OHV) staging for open sand riding opportunities in the Umpqua dunes.

Located south of Winchester Bay, OR, this area is home to the tallest sand dunes in the Oregon Dunes NRA.

A ride to the top of a tall dune offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

The beach provides miles of walking and is closed to OHV travel year-round.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Snowy Plover restrictions in place
Operational Hours: Staging area is open daily from 6 am - 10 pm
Fees $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: State of Oregon OHV Permit required
Open Season: All year
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Watch for Snowy Plover Seasonal Beach Restrictions 1.75 miles south of Umpqua Beach #3
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

General Notes:

Provides access to Umpqua Beach Viewing Platform - Trail #1399


Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use / OHV Staging Area is located on Salmon Harbor Drive near Winchester Bay, OR. 

From Highway 101 at Winchester Bay, turn west at Salmon Harbor Drive and follow it 2.85 miles to the facility, which will be on your right.

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OHV Trail Riding

Accesses open OHV riding area to the east
Class of VehicleI, II, III


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