Chief Tsiltcoos Trail #1359

Area Status: Open

This trail can be hiked as a loop or as a destination trail to the Driftwood II Campground. The trail winds up and down through a coastal evergreen forest. A viewing bench is located at a spot that gives the hiker a wide open view from the open sand dunes to the ocean beach.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 3/22/2024: Trail open. Maintained Summer 2023. No recent reports. Snowy Plover restrictions in place March 15 - September 15
Water: No
Restroom: No
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Stagecoach Trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

General Information


Access to this trail is at Stagecoach Trailhead (fee site)


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.8 mb)

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General Notes:

Close to:


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult


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  Area/Length : 
1.0 mile

  Elevation : 
50 feet