Horsfall Campground, located in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, provides access to miles and miles of dunes. These dunes are open to off-road vehicle use, making this area a prime destination for adventure seekers looking to ride on the sand. The campground also sits within a mile of Horsfall Lake, Bluebill Lake, and a handful of small, tranquil ponds.
Amenities include flush toilets, drinking water, trash collection, and recycling. An ATV loading ramp is also available. Each campsite contains a picnic table and a campfire ring with a grill.
Notice to all Dune Riders!
The Oregon dunes have the highest off-highway vehicle incident rates in the state. Before riding, please be aware of dune riding hazards and what you and others can do to stay safe. Here are some dune riding safety tips along with some general riding tips that can help redu ce incidents.
Oregon ATV Program information can be found at www.OregonOHV.org.
Guidelines for a safe visit to the Siuslaw National Forest
The Siuslaw’s campgrounds, day use areas, and trails continue to be open for public enjoyment. While you are visiting the Forest, please adhere to the following guidelines. These guidelines will help ensure a safe and healthy visit for you and your family, our employees and volunteers, and other visitors:
Please keep in mind that restrooms are generally cleaned and disinfected at least once daily at the more popular campgrounds and day use sites, and once to three times a week at other sites.
Be prepared to provide your own soap, sanitizer, or disinfectant.
If no trash receptacle is provided, please protect your public lands by packing out your waste and trash.
For more information on COVID-19 in Oregon, please visit: https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19
Forest Service-operated campsites on the Siuslaw National Forest are currently available by online reservation only. This policy allows us to continue providing camping opportunities to the public while still mitigating COVID concerns.
Visitors can make reservations online through this website (preferred), or via phone by calling the recreation.gov phone line at 877-444-6777. If you call this number, please be prepared for longer-than-usual wait times. Please note that the Siuslaw National Forest does not have any control over the recreation.gov phone line, so we ask you to please prepare by making reservations well in advance.
Sites must occupied within first 24 hours of arrival time. Otherwise unoccupied sites will be considered a "no-show" and will be released.
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At an elevation of 100 feet, Horsfall sits in a valley of dunes near the Pacific Coast. Horsfall Lake, Spirit Lake, Bluebill Lake, and a number of smaller ponds are located nearby. The Haynes Inlet is a short distance east, and Coos Bay is to the south. The climate at Horsfall Campground is typically mild year round.
Explore Coos Bay, a picturesque inlet where the Coos River flows into the Pacific Ocean. The Bay provides an outstanding habitat for sea birds.
The campground is an outstanding home base for off-road vehicle riding on the dunes. Off-road vehicle trails and open riding zones are located northwest of the campground. Horsfall Beach is located to the west at the end of Horsfall Beach road. Nearby non-motorized opportunities include Bluebill Lake Trail and the Wild Mare Horse Trail (which is open to horseback riders and hikers).
Campsites that are not occupied after 24 hours of arrival time will be considered as a "no show" and sites will be released for others to reserve. If campers will be arriving after 24 hours of their arrival time, they are encouraged to call the ranger station at 541-271-6000 to let staff know.
Oregon Dunes Visitor Center 855 HWY 101 Reedsport OR 97467
For campground inquiries, please call: 541-271-6000
From Reedsport, Oregon, follow Highway 101 south for about 22 miles to the Horsfall Dunes and Beach road sign. Turn right onto Trans Pacific Lane and proceed for 1.1 miles to the intersection with Horsfall Beach Road. Turn right onto Horsfall Beach Road and proceed for 0.5 miles. At 0.5 miles, the entrance to the campground and day use area will be on the right.
From North Bend, Oregon, follow Highway 101 north for about 2 miles to the Horsfall Dunes and Beach road sign. Turn left onto Trans Pacific Lane and proceed for 1.1 miles to the intersection with Horsfall Beach Road. Turn right onto Horsfall Beach Road and proceed for 0.5 miles. At 0.5 miles, the entrance to the campground and day use area will be on the right.