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Hobbit Trail

93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Fun easy hike for family of all ages. The beach is clean, and the tide pools are interesting. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tansy W
Neat hike great beach

Great little hike. Our family had a great time and the beach was beautiful. Great reward hike and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travel4funwc
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93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun easy hike for family of all ages. The beach is clean, and the tide pools are interesting. We have been back to this trail 3 times. I highly recommend this trail even if you just need to stretch your legs.

Thank Tansy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little hike. Our family had a great time and the beach was beautiful. Great reward hike and spectacular beach.

Thank travel4funwc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

park you car, secure your valuables as it will be on the highway with only a small amount of parking. grab you gear and off to a great adventure. Magical trail awaits that takes you to an awesome beach.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The trail drops down below the landscape almost like a tunnel and leads to another trail which takes one behind Heceta Head Light.

1  Thank PullmanCougar
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a nice short walk to the beach on a nice fairly wide trail. With the new parking area, the trail gets a lot of use and so it doesn't feel that secluded and is suffering a bit from overuse.

Thank JunaOR
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Once you find where to park, it's pretty easy to find the trail head. The trail weaves through the forest and pops out right on the beach. There are never too many people on the beach and the feeling is very organic. The hike is...More

Thank andrew w
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Amazing! Beautiful beyond belief. The hike was moderate incline on return, but the beauty was worth having to rest.

Thank _lka_gabe
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Nice trail - little "hobbit holes" in the woods to peak into. Beautiful secluded beach. Trail had some small hills, could be a slippery when wet in places but that is with any trail in the woods.

Thank pamjayne58
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Out of this world magical experience. It's kind of hard to find the entrance to the trail, but it's well worth the trouble searching for it. Entering the trail you are transported to this magical out of this world place where at the end you...More

1  Thank Monica G
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Our group was aware that this hike existed but was unable to find/remember a location. We got to the trail a round about way through the Carl G. Washburne Campground. The campsite acts as a trailhead for several hiking trails. Once we wound through the...More

Thank WanderingAS
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Joyce R
Where is the Hobbit Trail actually located at? I have been trying to find the trail, but keep missing in on 101 - is there a mile marker close to the trail head?
27 May 2016|
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Response from Shanda P |
Mile marker 177
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historyowl
Hi everyone. Is it safe to go to the Hobbit Trail in mid-May? I heard that it is bear season, but not sure if it affects that area? Thank you.
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.
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stephenf17135
when was it named. Who named it?
15 September 2015|
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