Alder Dune Trails #1322

Area Status: Open

This 1.0 mile trail loops around lake and sand dunes connecting to Sutton trail leading to the beach. Trailhead for this trail is in Alder Dune Day Use.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/13/2024: Trails & bridges are flooded in low lying areas. Expect Springtime storm debis on trail.
Water: None
Restroom: Yes
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Alder Day Use.
Information Center: Central Coast Ranger District - Waldport or Reedsport Office

General Information


Access to trail is from Alder Dune Day Use (fee site)


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.2 mb)

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General Notes:

Close to:


Sand Play

Trail traverses open dunes. Lots of sand here!

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Related Information

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  Area/Length : 
1.0 mile