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Address: 93111 Highway 101 North, Florence, OR

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Fun short hike

We loved this trail. We brought out 1 year old and she could do most of it herself. It wasn't too long and ends out at the beach. This year we are going again and bringing a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Rexburg, Idaho
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Rexburg, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We loved this trail. We brought out 1 year old and she could do most of it herself. It wasn't too long and ends out at the beach. This year we are going again and bringing a picnic to eat and the beach and then hike back. It can be steep on the way back if you aren't in shape... More 

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Boise
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Nice walk, but the name makes no sense. It has no resemblence to what I would consider a "Hobbit Trail." We paid $10 to park and walk in a huge 3 mile circle. It was a lovely 3 miiles, but the scenery wasn't much to look at. For Oregon we were surprised not to see more greenery and wildlife as... More 

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Roseburg, oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Located just a mile and a half from the Heceta Lighthouse is the trail head on HWY 101. To the right is the short hike (1/4 mile) to Hobbit Beach and miles of shoreline to the north. Undisturbed beauty at low tide - we even found an intact sand dollar! Go in the morning after the fog lifts for a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

You need to save some energy for the walk back up the Hobbit trail. A moderately difficult 1/2 mile if you are not getting your regular exercise.

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Los Angeles, California
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Not having been on the Hobbit Trail for decades when I used to visit friends in Eugene, it was such a pleasant surprise to revisit it, and remember my first times there. This is a charming, picturesque trail, worth the find, worth the steep hike, and so worth the feeling of being in a Tolkien novel, then enjoying the beach,... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have been to Yachats/Florence yearly for many years and have never stopped to hike the Hobbit Trail. The directions we had weren't very clear, but did eventually find it. (If you are heading north on Highway 101, the parking area is exactly 1.0 mile from the first Heceta Head Lighthouse entrance after you cross over the bridge. The parking... More 

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duvall
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Back in the day, no one knew about this place except for Eugene people, and locals. The trail back then was so cool, it went down the steep slope, almost going up to 10 feet tall on the sides of the trail on both sides, made it almost getting dark under the coastal pines. The trail is much different now,... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had intended to just do the Hobbit Trail but couldn't find the trailhead. It was not well marked and is actually at a parking area on the other side of Hwy 101. We ended up going on to the Heceta Lighthouse and did the 1.4 mile hike that connected to the .5 mile Hobbit Trail. Both were really enjoyable.... More 

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Reno, Nevada, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Short but fairly steep half mile trail from Highway 101 to a beautiful beach with rocky poit on which Light house sits on far side. Exposed rocks at low tide have small tide pools.

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Burlington, VT, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Love how this trail takes you through a rain forest like trail and dumps you right onto the beach. The beach was awesome and hardly anyone was there.

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