Horsfall Campground, tucked in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, provides access to miles and miles of dunes, beckoning off-road vehicle riding enthusiasts.
The unique landscape creates a contrast between the dry dunes and a number of watering holes. The campground sits within a mile of Horsfall Lake, Bluebill Lake and a selection of tranquil ponds.
Just over a mile away visitors can reach the Haynes Inlet, extending from Coos Bay, and the Pacific Coast.
At an elevation of 100 feet, Horsfall sits in a valley of dunes near the Pacific Coast. The Haynes Inlet is a short distance east.
Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is 47 miles long and 1 mile wide, boasting wind-sculpted sand dunes towering up to 500 feet above sea level. The dunes are surrounded by forests and the Pacific Coast.
The number one activity is off-roading on the dunes. Trails and open riding zones are northwest of the campground.
Due west is the beach and the Wild Mare Horse Trail, open to hikers in addition to horseback riders.
Perks include flush toilets, drinking water and token operated showers. An ATV loading ramp is also available. Picnic tables and grills are at each campsite and there are facilities for dumping gray water.
Explore Coos Bay, a picturesque inlet where the Coos River flows into the Pacific Ocean. The waterway is about 3 miles wide and 10 miles long, creating a flourishing habitat for sea birds.