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Hobbit Trail

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Address: 93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Worth the beach and view!

Cool trail that ends in a beautiful private beach area. I am 68 and out of shape. I rested a couple times coming up, but I would do it again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
Sandra G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Cool trail that ends in a beautiful private beach area. I am 68 and out of shape. I rested a couple times coming up, but I would do it again!

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2 Thank Sandra G
Ashland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Nice 1 mile walk to the beach. Pretty treacherous, however, trying to cross the busy Highway 101 from the small parking area across from the trail. Walking down the trail, look our for Frodo--he can still be seen if you are watchful

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5 Thank AlaskansinOR
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We took the short version of this trail through the "hobbit' woods down to the beach- and then long walk on the nearly empty beach. Worth the effort to get there and back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

A terrific walk through a densely wooded area, leading to the beach north of Florence. Trailhead isn't particularly well marked; look for the dozen or so cars parked on the east side of 101 and cross the highway

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2 Thank Dkasler
Tigard, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This neat 1/2 mile hike was pretty easy to navigate, though the terrain is somewhat uneven (exposed tree roots on the path) and there is a fair slope (down to the beach, up coming back) but overall it was fairly easy to navigate. (My 9 year old novice hiker didn't bat an eye at it). The hike itself was through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Trail head can be hard to spot but the hike is worth it. A quick half mile down to the beach and a long open beach when the tide is down. Make sure to check tide times! Be cautious of jelly fish on the beach also. Great place to watch the sunset and not be surrounded by people. The hike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a great little hike for beginners and advanced... You can bring your dog too!! You actually feel as though you've stepped through the looking glass and into another world. Remember your camera!!

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1 Thank Beth K
Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The parking lot is a bit tricky to find but the parking lot is about half mile north of the Hasita lighthouse- hike in is half a mile in some beautiful forested trails....a bit of an incline but most people can manage the hike. Beach is beautiful and you can see the mountain that the lighthouse is on.

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1 Thank Denise C
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Mysterious trail half a mile down to a very long beach with nice tide pools and miles of sand. We spent the day there, walking, wading and sunning The trail itself wanders through two distinct ecosystems, bot unusual and enchanting. Parking is on the East side of 101, trail is on the west side.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a fun trip down to the beach. Be aware that it is downhill all the , way therapy.d uphill all the way back.

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