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Hobbit Trail

93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Great hike but confusing

This hike is a great 4 mile hike when added with the China creek loop but you better know where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Great Walk to the beach!

Just a beautiful trail down to a very private beach. Easy to park and find. Well worth the stop... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Kauai, Hawaii
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“great hike” (15 reviews)
“east side” (12 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (16 reviews)
93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hike is a great 4 mile hike when added with the China creek loop but you better know where you’re going. We started the trail at the beach marker 92 and head south to marker 93. From there, up the wooded trail (slippery) with...More

Thank dagcoin
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Just a beautiful trail down to a very private beach. Easy to park and find. Well worth the stop. You can take a north branch off the trail and visit the Heceta Lighthouse.

1  Thank bobbyvilas
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It was pouring rain when we were there. Still, the trail was interesting. When we got to the beach, the wind felt like it was blowing at about 45 mph so we didn't spend much time. I think this could be a really nice short...More

Thank baumannbill1
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Colin Fletcher said, "Every walk of life falls under the Testicular Imperative: Either you have the world by them, or it has you." I couldn't agree more, but hiking down the mysterious Hobbit Trail you feel like you have the world by them. It is...More

1  Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was a bucket list trail for my husband and I - celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary at the Heceta Lighthouse. It is just up the road .5mile from the entrance to the Heceta Lighthouse BNB - road is marked private. We did find it...More

2  Thank swoodson
Reviewed 14 October 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.

Thank Shirley G
Reviewed 14 October 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

Thank teenasan3
Reviewed 7 October 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

Thank Travelers058
Reviewed 7 October 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?).

Thank LarryCminiv
Reviewed 2 October 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

2  Thank charleskU5718OG
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Tristany D
5 June 2017|
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Response from travel4funwc | Reviewed this property |
About 1/2 mile maybe 3/4
Joyce R
27 May 2016|
Response from Shanda P |
Mile marker 177
20 January 2016|
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Response from AlaskansinOR | Reviewed this property |
This is not their habitat. Although you might encounter Frodo along the way.