Hauser Sand Camping

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Hauser offers a selection of dispersed campsites in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Standard sites fit five vehicles and up to 20 people. The two group campsites fit 10 vehicles and 40 campers. Note that all sites can only be accessed by 4X4 vehicles. Campsites are available year-round and reservations may fill up quickly in peak summer season. No water is available so campers should bring an ample amount. Campsites are primitive and it's recommended that all campers bring portable toilets and fire pans. Sandy Way off  Hauser Depot Road is the access point for the sand camping sites #74 to 97. Site numbers 88 and 90 are group sites.

The pay station for this area is located on the way to the sand via Sandy Way off Hauser Depot Road. Sand camping permits and maps of the area are available at this station. Those with pre-paid reservations are also required to complete and deposit their sand camping permit at the pay station.

The sand dune terrain is ideal for thrill seeking off-road riders. A few designated off-road routes include the Hauser Beach Sand Route, the Bark Sand Route and the Coast Guard Sand Route. Beach goers are just a short ride from the beach, and bird watching is recommended.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Expect limited or no services and be prepared to pack out all waste.

All campsites in ODNRA now require a digital reservation and payment.
Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777. All Hauser campsites require a digital reservation and payment. Note that the Siuslaw National Forest does not have any control over the phone line; wait times are expected to be longer-than-usual.  
Fees Standard Site: $10/Night up to 5 vehicles/20 people. Group Site: $20/Night up to 10 vehicles/40 people.  Find out more on our Sand Camping page.
Permit Info: State of Oregon OHV permit required for riding.
Open Season: Year Round
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

General Information


From North Bend Oregon, travel North on Highway 101 for 6 miles to Hauser Depot Road. Turn west and proceed 1/4 mile. Turn left on Sandy Way.

General Notes:

Access to these sites is only available by 4x4 vehicles via soft sand routes. Sites are identified by numbered posts; camp within 150ft. of post. Stop at corridor fee station to complete required Sand Camping Permit before heading out on the sand. Display permit tab on each vehicle dash.

Recommend bringing fire pans and portable toilets

The area has a Midnight curfew.

Access Warning:

  • Access through soft sand
  • Sites #74 - 85, 94 - 97 are remote sites, difficult access for campers or trailers.
  • Sites #83 and 97 seasonally flooded. Check in winter for conditions

OHV Riding Areas & Sand Camping Access

Spinreel to Horsfall
Spinreel to Horsfall OHV Riding & Sand Camping Access Map

Hauser Sand Camps
Aerial view showing location of Hauser Sand Camps

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


OHV Riding & Camping

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OHV Camping

No. of Sites Access to 22 standard & 2 group sand camping sites

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