Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use /OHV Staging Area

Area Status: Open

Located south of Winchester Bay, OR, this area is home to the tallest sand dunes in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use and OHV Staging Area provides parking and access for pedestrian beach access as well as off-highway vehicle (OHV) staging for open sand riding opportunities in the Umpqua dunes. A ride to the top of a tall dune offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The beach provides miles of walking and is closed to OHV travel year-round.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Snowy Plover restrictions in place March 15 - September 15.
Operational Hours: Staging area is open daily from 6 am - 10 pm
Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: State of Oregon OHV Permit required
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Alcohol ban in OHV riding areas
OHV Rules for Riding
Beach is closed to OHV travel all year
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: Oregon Dunes NRA Visitor Center

General Information

General Notes:

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Middle OHV Riding Area Map – Umpqua Dunes (geoPDF ~10,322 kb)

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Provides access to Umpqua Beach Viewing Platform - Trail #1399


Umpqua Beach #2 Day Use / OHV Staging Area is located on Salmon Harbor Drive near Winchester Bay, OR. 

From Highway 101 at Winchester Bay, turn west at Salmon Harbor Drive and follow it 2.85 miles to the facility, which will be on your right.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Hike over foredune through soft sand to the beach. Beach closed to OHV use.

Horse Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Accesses open OHV riding area to the east
Class of Vehicle I, II, III


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