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May 21, 2017 - Oregon Dunes N.R.A.
We visited the Oregon Dunes Recreational Area near Florence today. Florence, Oregon is best known for the massive sand dunes that stretch southward to Reedsport. The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is the largest expanse of coastal dunes in the country, they cover a 40-mile stretch of coast with hundreds of miles of trails making it an ideal location for hiking, dune buggy riding and playing. Over the years, winds have carved out the sand to form dunes of up to 500 feet above sea level. Off-roading is allowed in three designated areas...Jump to full entry
Apr 23, 2010 - Day 32 Highway 101
Under the heading of "Who knew?" - did you know that 50 miles Oregon coast is Sand Dunes Recreation Area? You would not believe the size and scope of these dunes. Some of them are over 50 feet high! We left Bandon about 9:30 this morning and decided to take it slow and easy. So we stopped at several areas that had viewpoints and enjoyed the scenery. I even got to see a lighthouse! At Reedsport we left 101 (finally) and headed over to I-5 (not my favorite way to travel but we wanted a super Wally and there's one in Salem which is also on...Jump to full entry