Oregon Dunes Visitor Center


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The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center offers interpretive exhibits, maps, brochures, books and gifts, and a friendly and helpful staff that can help you make the most of your visit to the Oregon Dunes. The visitor center sells recreation passes and special forest product permits such as mushrooms and firewood.

Activities & Events

Be sure to check our news and events page and follow us on Facebook for special programs and events throughout the year.

Field Ranger Programs: Starting June 7, 2017 ranger-led programs will be available most days at the Oregon Dunes Day Use Area and Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. Guided hikes are available every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. Beginning June 16, Jr. Ranger evening programs will be held each Friday and Saturday at different locations throughout the Oregon Dunes from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Programs will continue through August.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Visitor Center Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., closed on federal holidays. 
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Medium
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest

General Information


Find more accessible recreation opportunities in Pacific Northwest National Forests here.


The Visitor Center is conveniently located at the mid point of the Dunes along Highway 101 in Reedsport, Oregon.

855 Highway 101
Reedsport, Oregon 97467

Recreation Map

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