Wild Mare Horse Trail #4500

  

Trail begins under a canopy of alder and spruce, and then emerges into open foredune area as it crosses down to the beach.

High water is possible in the open foredune area during the winter. Always use caution on the beach. Watch for sneaker waves, know the tide schedule and stay away from logs in the surf or on wet sand. Look out for deep water and strong currents.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/24/2014: Trail is open.(Trail is 1 mile to beach, watch for signs. There are additional user-created trails throughout the area. Follow signs for maintained trail to the beach).
Open Season: All year
Restrictions: Weed Free Feed Required
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Wild Mare Campground
Information Center: Oregon Dunes NRA Visitor Center

General Information

General Notes:

High water is possible in the open foredune area during the winter. Always use caution on the beach. Watch for sneaker waves, know the tide schedule and stay away from logs in the surf or on wet sand. Look out for deep water and strong currents.

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Directions:

Access to this trail is at Wild Mare Campground (fee site)

On Highway 101, go 3 miles north of North Bend. Turn west onto Jordan Cove Road. Go 2 miles, turn right onto Transpacific Lane for 150 feet, turn right onto Horsfall Road. Go 2.5 miles to Wild Mare Campground and turn left, then turn left again 30 feet into campground to trailhead.

 

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Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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