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Plan a Florence Getaway

There is a very special place along the Oregon Coast where outdoor adventures are inspired by the landscape's dramatic beauty. The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area near Florence features a vibrant ecosystem and thrilling recreational opportunities. Find out about all the fun things to do in Florence! 

Browse the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Visitor Guide for planning tips and tools.

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Sandpines Golf Links Golfer, Florence, Oregon Coast, by Julia Carr Sandpipers on the Beach, Oregon Coast, Florence, by Robert Petit Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Dune Buggy Big Blue, Florence, by Todd Cooper
 Score Three Birdies  Scout for Seabirds  Send Sand Flying
Edging the sweeping sand dunes are two premier golf courses. Imagine swinging your club on courses sculpted by natural lakes, sand dunes and forests. Birding is richly rewarding on the Oregon Coast. More than 450 varieties of birds have been spotted along the Oregon Coast Birding Trail.   Exploring the dunes in a dune buggy is the easiest way to delve deep into the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area's sandy wilderness. Excursions can be mild or wild.