Sand Lake

AKA: Sand Lake Recreation Area, Derrick Road Dispersed Camping Area, Sand Lake Oregon, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Sand Lake OHV Area, Sand Lakes, Sand Beach Campground, Fisherman's Day Use Area, East Dunes Camp Area, Wes

Summary


The Sand Lake Recreation Area is located along Oregon's North Coast, 15 miles southwest of Tillamook, OR  between Cape Lookout and Cape Kiwanda. It covers 1,076 acres of open sand dunes, surrounded by forests and adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. The Sand Lake Recreation Area is popular with OHV riders but offers a variety of recreational opportunities.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: September 13, 2016 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
None
Advanced
None
Intermediate
Some
Beginner
Mostly

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
None
Sand
Mostly
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
Some
Hard Pack
None
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
None
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Sand Lake is Tillamook, Oregon


Google Map

View Tillamook, OR on Google Maps

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tillamook%2C+OR

Trail Points

Known points on this trail


Trail Start

Starting point for Sand Lake Recreation Area

Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 97 db

Whip Flags

Whip flags are required

FS Regulation

Alcohol ban in OHV riding areas OHV Rules for Riding No OHV riding from midnight to 6 a.m. Campers in dispersed areas must have a portable toilet

Open Dates

daily year-round

Fee for camping

Tent: $20.00, RV: $20.00, Additional vehicle: $8.00 sandbeach campground fees

FS

Siuslaw National Forest - Hebo Ranger District P.O. Box 235 Hebo, OR 97122 (503) 392-5100


www.fs.usda.gov

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recreation/recarea/?recid=42689

Sandlake Grocery 20960 Sandlake Road Cloverdale, OR 97112 (503) 965-6152

Oregon ATV Safety Education Card (877) 772-3359 atv.info@state.or.us


www.rideatvoregon.org

No Description

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http://www.rideatvoregon.org/

Recreation.gov Campground Reservations (877) 444-6777


www.recreation.gov

No Description

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http://www.recreation.gov/

Forest Service Links


Forest Service Page

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recarea/?recid=42689


Map of Sand Lake Recreation Area

No Description

open link

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/siuslaw/specialplaces/?cid=stelprdb5253593


Geology of Dunes

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/siuslaw/learning/nature-science/?cid=fsbdev7_007155


Sand Beach Campground

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recreation/recarea/?recid=42699


East Dunes Camping Area

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recreation/recarea/?recid=42693


West Winds Camping Area

No Description

open link

http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recreation/recarea/?recid=42701


West Winds Day Use Area

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recreation/recarea/?recid=42697


Derrick Road Dispersed Area

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recreation/recarea/?recid=42691

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Trail Information: Derrick Road Dispersed Camping Area

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Dispersed camping and day use area with access to the northern end of Sand Lake Recreation Area OHV area. Sites offer vault toilets and fire rings.  No water available.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: September 13, 2016 }

Terrain Experience Level


Unknown

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Unknown
Sand
Unknown
Jumps
Unknown
Hill Climbs
Unknown
Hard Pack
Unknown
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Unknown
Other Hazards
Unknown

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Unknown
4x4
Unknown
SxS
Unknown
Snowmobile
Unknown

GPS Points

Start of Derrick Road Dispersed Camping Area


Trail

for Derrick Road Dispersed Camping Area

FS Regulation

Camping Regulations Alcohol ban in OHV riding areas OHV Rules for Riding OHV Curfew and Portable Toilet Requirements for Sand Lake Recreation Area

Open Season

All year

Fee

$5/vehicle/day

Forest Service Links


Forest Service Page

No Description

open link

http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recarea/?recid=42691

Directions

Located 10 miles north of Pacific City, OR on County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road).  Travel 4 miles to the stop sign and turn right on County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road) for 1 mile and turn right on Galloway Road, then two miles to Derrick Road.

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