Alder Dune Campground

Central Oregon Coast, Oregon

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Alder Dune Campground


  • One of the small lakes in the campground.- Alder Dune Campground
  • A hiking trail that winds through the campground.- Alder Dune Campground
  • - Alder Dune Campground
  • The trailhead from the adjacent day use area provides access to the Sutton Trails.- Alder Dune Campground
  • The day use area has picnic tables and a nice swimming beach.- Alder Dune Campground
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Access to great hiking. Close to Florence.
Small sites.
Central Oregon Coast, OR
Managed by: 
American Land & Leisure
Pets allowed: 
Parking Pass: 
NW Forest Pass
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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Campground Description

Campground Description


Alder Dune Campground is at the northern end of an area of partially forested dunes to the north of Florence. This small campground sits between two small, sandy lakes in an open coastal forest. The Sutton Trails hiking network, which has a trailhead at the day use picnic area adjacent to the campground, provides access to Sutton Campground and Sutton Beach, as well as opportunities to explore the nearby dunes.

The sites in this older campground are somewhat small, although some of them offer nice views of Dune Lake and good privacy. The cozy nature of the sites also discourages large groups and helps to keep Alder Dune a relatively quiet and uncrowded oasis compared to the larger campgrounds nearby. Alder Dune is great choice for the tent camper who is looking for good access to coastal hiking and proximity to some of the amenities in nearby Florence.

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