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Hobbit Trail

93111 Highway 101 North, Florence, OR
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Ranked #4 of 17 attractions in Florence
Type: Hiking Trails
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Wilsonville, Oregon
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A beautiful little hike to Hobbit Beach. The kids loved the moss covered, low hanging branches and pretending to be hobbits. I appreciated the peacefulness. Ended up at a beautiful beach with lots of places to walk and play. A fun way to spend a couple of hours.

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Florence, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was so close to the house we stayed in and it was a fun way to get to the beach. "Hobbit" trail describes it well. It is an adventure!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Beautiful hike through verdant woods that lead to a beach with few people on it. It is a bit of a downhill walk (uphill going back to the road), so it's not appropriate for everyone, and it's not the type of place to lug a cooler and all your beach gear. It's easy to miss the start of the hike,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Took my 3 younger kids down the trail to the beach!! Great trail!! Down hill 1/2 mile then right back up!! My kids asked when they could go back!!

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West Vancouver, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

A narrow winding trail through a windswept Oregonian brushwood with boardwalks across an intertidal swamp followed by a steep climb up a dune ridge. Fun.

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Veneta, Oregon
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The best way to experience the Hobbit Trail is to make it part of a bigger adventure. Park at the Carl Washburne wayside, hop on the Washburne trail and cross the highway. Journey along a magnificent forest trail, filled with incredible trees, a scenic marsh overlook, and a soft padded pathway typical of Oregon forest trails. Cross back over the... More

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Florence, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This is a great trail that leads to the beach and also to the Heceta Head Lighthouse. Wear rain gear if the weather is wet inasmuch as you will be walking through a rain forest. The trail is very scenic with old growth forest and lush vegetation. Some areas can be a bit muddy so wear your boots and have... More

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Tualatin, Oregon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This hike was an easy one for our six year old. It is uphill going back up, just took a little bit longer. The beach was nice, not crowded. You can go the extra three miles round trip to the lighthouse, but you have to start at the trailhead. If you do both it's four and a half miles. One... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I dont understand how this is no.1 in Florence. Its just a trail off the side of the road down to a pretty basic NW beach. Its a nice trail but has nothing to do with hobbits/LODRs. The covered part of the trail is about 10 feet long at most. Lock up your car or take stuff with you!!!

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Detroit, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

If you like to hike and love the Lord of the Rings....a must do for you! Very enjoyable hike, not to strenuous. Great views and the trail leads you right to the beach!

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