West Winds Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This 20 site campground adjacent to large sand dune area at Sand Lake is a popular OHV campground with dune and beach access. Campsites are paved, some with fire rings, those without fire rings must have raised fire pits.

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
Permit Info: State of Oregon OHV permit required for riding.
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Heavy
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


Located 10 miles north of Pacific City, 17 miles south of Tillamook, on County Road 871 (Sand Lake Road). From Highway 101, turn right on County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road) 4 miles to stop sign.  Turn left on County Road 871 (Sandlake Road) 1 mile, then right on Galloway Road.

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15 feet