Siltcoos River

Siltcoos River


3.1-mile loop
50 feet elevation gain 

Left: Siltcoos River.
Below: Trail through the foredune.

The estuary where the Siltcoos River loops from the forest to a quiet beach is one of the richest birdwatching sites in Oregon. Even if you have never before seen a kingfisher, an osprey, or an egret, the chances are good you’ll spot one here. Along the way, the river trail passes some of the most beautiful scenery in the Oregon Dunes. A special $5 parking fee is charged at the trailhead.

Drive Highway 101 south of Florence ...

You can return as you came, of course, but to make a loop, ...

Other Options
The Lagoon Trail loops 0.7 mile around ...

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.

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