Oregon Dunes Visitor Center


field ranger swears in two junior rangersThe Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center in Reedsport, Oregon 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

Field Ranger Programs: During the summer months, ranger-led talks are available most days at the Oregon Dunes Day Use Area and Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. Guided hikes are available most weekends. Jr. Ranger evening programs are also held at different locations throughout the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

Be sure to check our news and events page frequently and like and follow us on Facebook for notifications of programs and events throughout the year or contact the Visitor Center for details at 541-271-3611.

Summer 2018 Ranger Programs

Weekends beginning June 9: Each Saturday and Sunday through summer join us for ranger programs and guided hikes at Cape Perpetua and the Oregon Dunes Day Use Area; 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm (call visitor center for details).

Fridays and Saturdays beginning June 15: Going camping with the family? Kids will be excited about Junior Ranger evening programs being offered at various campgrounds along the Central Coast (call visitor center for times and locations; throughout summer).

Saturdays beginning June 23: Join rangers most evenings for campfire programs at Honeyman State Park. Learn about a variety of topics related to the Oregon dunes and the wildlife that live there.  

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


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


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