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Siuslaw National Forest - Baker Beach

Near: FlorenceOr (Weather)
Number of
1 Total
17 Difficulty: Rigorous Trail
Trail Description Lots of sandy trails going thru the dunes, also the beach to ride upon. Wonderful when all other trails are too muddy. No motorized vehicles are allowed on this beach. You must be careful to stay away from the designated snowy plover habitat from March to September. Fees: $3 a day for each vehicle. This might be going up in price. $12 overnight camping fee. Northwest Forest Pass and Oregon Pacific Coast Passport are excepted.
Best Time to Visit September when the wind dies down and the rains haven't started.
Times to Avoid During heavy storms as the waves can be quite dangerous with logs, and
Campground the trails provide access to the beach, lakes and vistas for hikers and horse back riders. Baker Beach provides a rustic recreational experience for ocean viewing and horseback riding. If you enjoy hiking or riding horses on trails that take you through coastal vegetation and sand dunes, this is for you. The trails allow access to the beach and to Lilly Lake, providing opportunities to observe and photograph wildlife and picturesque landscapes. This is a unique recreational experience for everyone. There are 5 semi-primitive campsites available on a first-come, first-served basis. No corrals, and there is no water. Bring your own.
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Primitive,Toilet Stream Siuslaw National Forest

Florence, Or 97439
Directions Highway 101 to 6 miles north of Florence. Turn left onto Baker Beach road. Go to the end of road.
This information was provided by Shadowsfire on 2/2/2004 9:51:55 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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