Ocean Beach Day Use

Area Status: Open

This small day use area - located between Florence,OR and Waldport, OR - is great for picnicking or relaxing after a long drive on Highway 101.

It also provides nice access to the beach.

A short, paved walkway from the parking lot to a set of concrete stairs, leads to the beach. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Expect limited or no services. Be prepared to pack out all waste.
Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Metal detection policy
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest
Information Center: Central Coast Ranger District - Waldport Office

General Information


From Florence, OR travel North on Highway 101 for 14 miles. Ocean Beach entrance is on the west side of Highway 101.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



On the beach

Sand Play

On the beach

Salt Water Fishing

Surf fishing for surf perch and flounder
Fishing Mode Surf
Fish Species Surf perch, flounder
Water Temperature cold
Fishing Method Bait with sand shrimp

Day Hiking


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