West Winds Day Use OHV Staging

Area Status: Open

Access to the southern end of Sand Lake Recreation Area OHV area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Expect limited or no services and be prepared to pack out all waste.
Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: State of Oregon OHV permit required for riding.
Usage: Heavy
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1)
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required for day use parking AND/or sand camping for each day (not night) you are camping on the sand. Recreation Passes that will cover the fee include: 
  • Daily Digital passes purchased online from Recreation.gov (Get it before you go!)
  • Annual Northwest Forest Passes
  • Interagency passes, such as Senior and Military passes
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest
Information Center: Hebo Ranger District

General Information


Located 10 miles north of Pacific City on County 871 (Sandlake Road). Travel 4 miles to stop sign and turn left on County Road 871 (Sandlake Road). Take County Road 871 1 mile to Galloway Road.  

From Tillamook, south on Highway 101 for 11 miles.  Take County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road) for 4 miles to stop sign and turn left on County Road 871 (Sandlake Road).  Take County Road 871 (Sandlake Road) 1 mile to Galloway Road.

Recreation Map

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