Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

An Oregon Coast Classic

Situated on the central Oregon Coast, Umpqua Lighthouse State Park has so much to offer! Tour the 1890 lighthouse and museum or pump up the adrenaline on a four-wheeler at adjacent Oregon Dunes Recreation Area. Bring your heartbeat back down a notch with the serenity of Lake Marie or, of course, a Pacific Coast sunset. Toss in the s’mores and you’ll be ready for the perfect Oregon Coast getaway.

Over 30,000 acres of adventure awaits

dog on the Oregon Dunes

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

Spread out along 40 miles of Oregon coastline is one of our state’s most unique features. The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area encompasses 31,500 acres of coastal sand dunes — one of the largest expanses in the world. Its open dunes, tree islands, wetlands and beaches provide sensitive environmental habitats as well as endless opportunities for good old fashioned fun. From a tranquil walk in the sand to a dizzying spin on an all-terrain vehicle, you’ll marvel at the range of possibilities.

The Dunes’ Visitor Center is conveniently located along Highway 101 in Reedsport, making Umpqua Lighthouse State Park a perfect place to stay as you explore. Ready to get some sand your shoes? Then come experience the Oregon Dunes!

A drive to remember

Oregon’s Scenic Highway 38

If you believe life is as much about the journey as the destination, don’t miss the stunning beauty served up by Oregon Highway 38, including the Coastal Mountains, small towns, and the Umpqua River.

Enjoying the Journey

Depending on your itinerary, your route might take you along Highway 38 — arguably one of the most scenic drives in Oregon. Bordering the Umpqua River between I-5 and the coast, Highway 38 will treat you to charming, small town views from towns like Drain and Elkton. Meadows and forests will delight you at every turn. There’s even an Elk observation area just outside Reedsport that’s an irresistible draw for nature lovers. Savor the journey!

A couple fishing at Honeyman State Park

Not To Be Missed: Honeyman State Park

If you’re visiting the Umpqua Lighthouse area, don’t miss Honeyman State Park. It’s another great base for exploring the Oregon Dunes!

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