Carter Dunes Trailhead

Area Status: Open

This is the trailhead for the Carter Dunes Trail #1384 and is located in Carter Lake Campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 2/27/2024: Campground is seasonally closed. Snowy Plover restrictions in place March 15 - September 15
Fees: $5/vehicle/day or valid recreation pass
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

  • Drive 10 miles south of  Florence, OR on Highway 101. Turn to the west to the Carter Lake Campground.
  • You'll pass the Taylor Dune Trailhead on the left.
  • Continue 1/2 mile along the campground loop to the trailhead.  


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