Umpqua Sand Camping Access


Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use & OHV Staging is the access point for sand camping sites 31 to 40. 

Umpqua Beach #3 Day Use & OHV Staging is the access point for sand camping sites 41 to 57.  Campers with trailers and RVs are asked to enter the sand at the large south-facing access point provided next to the restrooms. 

Site numbers 33 and 54 are group sites.

Pay stations are located in each facility, near the restroom.  Sand camping permits and maps of the area are available at this station.  Those with pre-paid sand camp reservations are also required to complete and deposit their sand camping permit at the pay station.

At a Glance

Reservations: Required 1 May-30 September. Group reservations required year-round. Reserve online at or phone 877.444.6777. Find out more about reserving a site on our Sand Camping page.
Fees Standard Site: $10/Night up to 5 vehicles/20 people. Group Site: $20/Night up to 10 vehicles/40 people.
Permit Info: State of Oregon OHV permit required for riding.
Open Season: All Year
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

General Information

General Notes:

Access to these sites is only available by 4x4 vehicles via soft sand routes. Sites are identified by numbered posts; camp within 150ft. of post. Stop at corridor fee station to complete required Sand Camping Permit before heading out on the sand. Display permit tab on each vehicle dash.

Recommend bringing fire pans and portable toilets

Access Warning:
Access is difficult due to rough terrain & changing conditions.

  • Access through soft sand
  • Sites # 48 though 57 are remote sites, difficult access for campers or trailers.
  • Sites #46 through 57 seasonally flooded. Check in winter for conditions.

OHV Riding Areas & Sand Camping Access

Umpqua OHV Riding Area & Sand Camping Access
Umpqua OHV Riding & Sand Camping Access Map


From Reedsport Oregon, travel 2 miles south to Winchester Bay. Turn west on Salmon Harbor Drive. Proceed 4 miles to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Access east either at boundary, 2nd Beach Parking Sand Access, or 3rd Beach Parking Sand Access.

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OHV Camping

Access through soft sand; 4wheel drive required.

No. of Sites Access to 25 standard & 2 group sites
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