Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Horsfall Sand Camping dispersed camping area is on the sand in the southern edge of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Access to campsites is by 4x4 vehicles only via soft sand routes. Sites are rustic and no toilets or campfire pits are available. Portable toilets and fire pans are highly recommended. Individual sites are identified by numbered posts. Each site accommodates up to 5 vehicles and 20 campers for tent camping. Three group sites accommodate 40 people and 10 vehicles. Horsfall Beach Road is the access point for sand camping sites #98 to 138. Bull Run Staging area is the access point for sand camping sites 127 to 138. Old Bark Staging is the access point for sites #98-108, 110-117, and 123. Horsfall Day Use is the access point for sites #109, 120-122, 124-126. Sites #113, 122, and 132 are group sites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year round.
Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777. From October 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017 all sites are first-come first-serve. Group reservations required year-round. 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: The pay station for this area is located on Horsfall Beach Road.  Sand camping permits and maps of the area are available at this station.  Those with pre-paid reservations are also required to complete and deposit their sand camping permit at the pay station.  
Open Season: Year Round
Water: No
Restroom: No
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

General Information


From North Bend Oregon, travel north on Highway 101 for 1 1/2 miles to Jordan Cove road. Turn west and proceed 1 mile, turning right on Transpacific Highway. Travel 100 feet and turn right on Horsfall Beach Road.

General Notes:

Access is by 4X4 on soft sand only. 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. Site #98-106, 135-138 are remote sites, difficult access for campers or trailers. Watch for seasonal flooding at Sites #98-102. Check in winter for conditions.

No drinking water, restrooms or fire rings; please bring all necessary equipment including water, portable toilets and fire pans

Please bring garbage bags; this is a "pack it in, pack it out" facility

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