The Siuslaw National Forest is located in the western center of Oregon.
Where is this Forest?


Welcome to the Siuslaw National Forest!

A view of Devils Churn at Cape Perpetua

From ocean shore to forest floor the Siuslaw National Forest extends from Tillamook to Coos Bay along the Oregon Coast. The Siuslaw National Forest stretches from the lush forests of the coastal mountains to the unique Oregon Dunes and the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Come, play, explore a stunning choice of things to do and see. Find out more about the Siuslaw National Forest.

The Siuslaw National Forest is home to three small wildernesses: Drift Creek Wilderness, Cummins Creek Wilderness, and Rock Creek Wilderness. The old growth Costal forests offer an opportunity to experience quiet and solitude. Explore Siuslaw National Forest Wilderness.

Get Outdoors!

Camping. Link to camping information on the forest Hiking. Link to hiking information on the forest OHV Riding. Link to information on OHV riding on the forest Maps. Link to maps available for the forest

Looking for more adventure? Explore in our recreation section.

Recent News


Western Snowy Plover - Sharing the Beach

Three fuzzy snowy plover chicks on the sand

Help Keep Snowy Plovers Safe by Sharing the Beach!

Many activities affect the threatened Western Snowy Plover population. People who walk too close to nests, dogs, and even kites can cause birds to abandon their nests. Development or invasive plants can reduce the amount of available nesting habitat. Beach erosion and high tides can also impede their nesting success.

To protect the Snowy Plover, we cooperate with Oregon State Parks in restricting access to beaches near Plover nesting areas during their breeding season (March 15 - September 15). Watch for these restrictions if you’re headed out to the Oregon more

It Takes Us All

Fivemile-Bell Restoration Project video - Tahkenitch Creek

The Fivemile-Bell Watershed Restoration Project highlights what we can accomplish when we all work together!

  • Restoration
  • Partnerships
  • Landscape resiliency

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Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

view of Cape Perpetua with Pacific Ocean and cover

Towering trees through a coastal fog. Frothy surf crashing upon jagged shores. Majestic headlands with clear views for miles. It's all here where the forest meets the sea.

Marys Peak

view over valley from Marys Peak with meadow and doug fir in foreground

On a clear day, from the top of the Marys Peak, the highest point in Oregon’s Coast Range, you can see both the Pacific Ocean to the west and many of the Cascade peaks to the east.


Sand Lake Recreation Area

photo of quads riding over sand at Sand Lake with haystack rock on background and Pacific Ocean

Sand Lake Recreation Area, on Oregon's North Coast, covers 1,076 acres of open sand dunes, surrounded by forests and adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. It offers a variety of recreation.

Oregon Dunes NRA

3 people sitting on a dune overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Hiking, paddling, wildlife viewing, camping, picnicking, sand play, beach access, OHV riding - the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area has it all.