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Address: 93111 Highway 101 North, Florence, OR
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Great beach and trail

We only had a few hours on our way up the Oregon coast and had to pick one trail and beach. We're glad we picked Hobbit Trail. It's well named. The trail to the beach is about a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Ballwin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We only had a few hours on our way up the Oregon coast and had to pick one trail and beach. We're glad we picked Hobbit Trail. It's well named. The trail to the beach is about a mile and you feel like "the shire" should. We missed low tide by a few hours, but had a great time just... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The trail was a nice little 1/2 mile hike down to the beach. It is a bit steep in places but nothing too hard to navigate. The low hanging shrubs and shore pines make a tunnel effect in some short areas. I'm not sure why it is called the Hobbit Trail, it is just a well shaded coastal trail. Parking... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a short distance north of Haceta Head with a parking lot on the east side of the road. It's easy to miss because it's marked as Valley Trail. The Hobbit Trail head is on the ocean side of 101 and be very careful crossing because of the traffic. Once on the trail we were treated to moss covered... More 

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Folsom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It took us two tries to find Hobbit trail/beach. If you head North from Heceta Lighthouse, look for parking on the right hand side, just after the bend in the road. I wish we had a day to spend on the beach. It's so beautiful and peaceful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great hiking trails and gorgeous views! Parking is limited and right on the highway 101 shoulder, so be careful pulling in and out and watch the kids and dogs.

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Lake County, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Always beautiful, but the trail is spectacular in May and June when the rhododendrons are in bloom. The trail passes thru a true forest of rhodies. If you're not up for the hike down to the water and back, even the top part of the trail before you drop down to the water is beautiful.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

only 1/2 mile through enchanted forest (low hanging limbs covered by moss, flowers) to reach secluded beach. Starfish, razor clams and anemone all seen. Bring flip flops to wear after beach so u don't have to get socks on after walking in sand.

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Hibbing, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was our first trip down the Hobbit Trail to Hobbit Beach. I grew up in Oregon, and didn't know about it until I read about it here, on trip advisor. All I can say is, "Wow!" The trail is lovely, shaded with moss covered trees and rhododendrons. The trail is rough in some spots, tree roots wait in ambush... More 

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Congress, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A hike to the lighthouse is a must, Great views of a deserted beach. Easy trail good for children. Bathroom facilities at the lighthouse.

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Fishkill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We loved this trail and only wished it were longer. Great way to get down to an empty beach and explore the nooks and crannies of the beach. The trail is very scenic as well as fun to hike

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Address: 93111 Highway 101 North, Florence, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Florence

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