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Nice and safe too

This trail is a wonderful trail for families and people of all ages. This is a must do for me... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Shirley G
Springfield, Oregon
Fun trail

Took this hike near sunset and was not disappointed. The trail is moderately strenuous since you... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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All reviews great hike small parking area beautiful beach tree roots short hike oregon beaches mile marker heceta lighthouse fairly easy hike moss covered sand dollars steep areas watch your step half mile tide pools heading north take your time
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

This trail is a wonderful trail for families and people of all ages. This is a must do for me whenever I visit Florence. Easy trail and I have never see an unleashed dog on this trail.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Shirley G
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Took this hike near sunset and was not disappointed. The trail is moderately strenuous since you slope down to the beach, then climb back up again. Going down was somewhat a strain on bad knees, but all the scenery is definitely worth the trip. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank teenasan3
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

This spot is a hidden gem. A beautiful short walk through the trees (watch out for tree roots) leads to a pristine beach, which we had all to ourselves. It is about 1.1 miles north after the tunnel. Park on the east side and cross...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Travelers058
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Lovely and magical hike north of Florence, OR to the beach. We keep expecting to see sprites and forest nymphs. The trail is less than a mile and opens up onto a very private beach (The Hobbit Beach?).

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LarryCminiv
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Had a great hike (walk) the Beach near Haceta head and Lighthouse. The Hobbit to the beach is easy and not too long 1/2- 3/4 ml.. Going from the same start to the Lighthouse is longer and more difficult. Great rewards at the beach, seems...More

Date of experience: November 2016
4  Thank charleskU5718OG
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little hike down to the beach. It's a little more work coming up. It's a half mile to the beach. You can make it longer and take the 1 1/2 mile to the lighthouse trail if you like to hike. There...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jean S
Reviewed September 28, 2017

This trip was very enjoyable, aslow steady walk down a angled switchback trail with a few branches in ground to walk your way around BUT>>>> what a wonderful beach at the bottom! take your time its worth it!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DavidB22231
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Glad we found this listing for Hobbit Beach here on TA; it doesn't seem to be promoted as much as other places along this stretch of 101, but it's a really lovely beach, not overly crowded, with little waterfalls, tide pools, and some seriously weird...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank waveloop
Reviewed September 6, 2017

As someone who's not into hiking, this is an easy trek to a nice beach. It's a stroll through the woods until you get to the beach. The way back is also very easy and even someone not fit should be able to handle it....More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank BobbiS788
Reviewed September 5, 2017

It is best to go in the morning by afternoon the parking lot is full.We enjoyed the trail it is full of moss on trees and ground little holes that we were sure that the gnomes used. The sun light filtered in threw tree branches...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Patricia L
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Tristany D
June 5, 2017|
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Response from travel4funwc | Reviewed this property |
About 1/2 mile maybe 3/4
May 27, 2016|
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Mile marker 177
January 19, 2016|
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Response from AlaskansinOR | Reviewed this property |
This is not their habitat. Although you might encounter Frodo along the way.