Welcome! Here are some quick links to find information on some of the most popular and fun things to do in Florence. When in town, be sure to drop by our Visitor’s Center at 290 Highway 101. Our hours are typically Monday – Saturday from 11am-3pm.

If you have a question most answers will be found on this website. THINGS CHANGE DAILY – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO. We highly recommend checking your destination prior to travel.

What shops are open?

Most shops are open. Click here to view shops.

What restaurants are open?

Click here for our amazing restaurants.

Where can I stay?

Click here for Lodging info.

Local News & Radio

 Coast Radio and Siuslaw News

Are the dunes open?

Yes. State Park Dune access is now open including South Jetty State Park. You can find more information on the Oregon State Parks website: https://stateparks.oregon.gov/ 

Where can we rent an ATV or Dune Buggy?


TOREX ATV RENTALS – 541-997-5363
Open 7 Days a week – 9-6 – Now taking reservations – Walk Ins are Welcome

Sandland Adventures – 541-997-8087
Open 7 days a week. 10-5 Monday – Saturday & 11-5 Sunday
Sandrail- Go Karts and Mini Golf are open
Giant Dune Buggy – Bumper Boats and Train are closed during Phase I

Full Throttle – 541-999-7839
Open 7 days a week. 9-6 – Weather dependent
Drop of and pick up ATV, Kayak, Canoe and Jet Ski rentals. Life Jackets and Helmets included.

Ocean Breeze ATV Rentals – 541-999-2942
Open 7 days 9-5 – Rent until 5 – Return by 7pm


Sand Master Park – 541-999-2098
By appointment only – Office open 10am -5pm Mon-Sat & noon -5pm on Sunday
Full service starting June 5th
Extended Summer hours starting June 10th

What Beach Access is open?

Along with North and South Jetty, you can find county beach access at 4535 Lookout St and Heceta Beach County Park at 88494 1st Ave

For more information: https://www.lanecountyor.gov/ – Click on the recreation tab.

Is Cape Perpetua Visitor Center open?

Cape Perpetua Visitor Center is temporarily closed.

For updates check the US Forest Service website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/siuslaw/about-forest/offices

Is Sea Lion Caves Open? 

Sea Lion Caves is open. For more information: http://www.sealioncaves.com/

Is Heceta Lighthouse Open? 

While tours of the lighthouse are suspended for the summer, the Heceta Lighthouse Scenic Viewpoint State Park is open. This allows access to the lighthouse tower viewing area, trails, and the beach below the Keepers’ Home that houses the B&B. The volunteer docents of the Interpretive Center at the Keeper’s Home will be outside to talk to visitors about the tower and the Lightstation in general on the weekends 11-3. When staffing and weather permits, this will expand to be daily. The Heceta Lighthouse Gift Shop will be open the duration of the summer. It has snacks, drinks, gifts, clothing, cards, art, and so much more! Hours are 11-5 through June, 10-6 July and August, and 11-5 in September.


What State Parks are open? 

Most state parks are open for day use. It is advised to check the website before planning your outing as openings and closures can change daily.


What facilities are open in State Parks?

List of Special Notices here:


Where can I purchase a State Park Pass? Download pass resources here.

In person: Honeyman State Park 84505 Hwy 101 S and Bi-Mart – 4310 Highway 101 or online: https://store.oregonstateparks.org/

Florence Area Fishing and Rental Information

Click here.

What County Recreational and RV Parks are open? 

You can find a list along with restrictions here:


Are Restrooms available in local recreational areas?

Restrooms are open during the day at select State and local Parks. Please check information for each individual park.


What hiking trails are open? 

Most county, state and federal trails are open for day use. It is best to check before you go. Openings and Closures change daily.


Are Campgrounds open?

Click here to download a complete list of local campgrounds.

Most private RV Parks and County campgrounds are open. Please contact the campground before traveling.

State campgrounds will be opening with on June 9th. It is recommended that you call if you have made a previous reservation.

US Forestry Department Campgrounds

Cabins and Yurts:

First come camping spaces: