East Dunes Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The 61 site East Dunes Campground is in the popular Sand Lake OHV area. The campground has dune and beach access. Some sites have fire rings.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/08/21: Winter storms and high tides have pushed western snowy plovers to the Sand Lake beach area near the mouth of the estuary and by the Fisherman’s Day Use Area. Visitors may see roped off nesting areas. Beachgoers are encouraged to protect these birds by limiting their activity to wet sand, avoiding nesting areas, and keeping dogs on leash.

Expect limited or no services and be prepared to pack out all waste.
Reservations: NO reservations
Fees $25 per night
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer and holiday weekends
Closest Towns: Pacific City, OR
Tillamook, OR
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1)
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest
Information Center: Hebo Ranger District

General Information


To Access from Pacific City, OR:

Located 10 miles north of Pacific City,OR on County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road ) for 4 miles to stop sign.  Turn left on County Road 781 ( Sandlake Road). Travel 1 mile and turn right on Galloway Road.  Site is at the end of Galloway Road in Sand Lake Recreation Area.

To Access from Tillamook, OR:

Located south of Tillamook, OR on Highway 101, 11 miles. Travel west on County Road 871 (Sand Lake Road)  four miles to the stop sign. Turn left on County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road). Travel 1 mile, then turn right on Galloway Road.

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15 feet