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Hobbit Trail

93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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This is one of our favorite trails! We have been hiking this area our whole lives. Please if you go... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elaine M
via mobile
Fun trail

A nice trail, half a mile down a hill (the hike back up to parking area is uphill, should have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz S
via mobile
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“great hike” (11 reviews)
“east side” (8 reviews)
93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite trails! We have been hiking this area our whole lives. Please if you go ..pick up your trash. Keep Oregon Green

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice trail, half a mile down a hill (the hike back up to parking area is uphill, should have taken my hiking poles). Park on the east side of 101 about half a mile after the tunnel heading north between the Heceta Head lighthouse...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby had read a bit about this hike... We looked for it and determined to go, rain or shine. The morning rained like crazy, but as soon as we got on the trail it stopped. By the time we had hiked the approx 1/2 mile...More

Thank CM_G279
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this trail. Great for the kids as it's short with a payoff at the end- Hobbit cave, a waterfall, pretty beach.

Thank tikithedog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a cute hike! Totally enjoyed it, although I saw no hobbits. Coming from the south, look for a parking spot on the right before marker 177. Then you will have to cross the street to hike it. Doesn't take too long before you reach...More

1  Thank JcJud
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 15 May 2017 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 7 May 2017

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 11 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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Tristany D
How long is the hike from the trailhead to the beach?
6 June 2017|
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Response from travel4funwc | Reviewed this property |
About 1/2 mile maybe 3/4
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?
28 May 2016|
Response from Shanda P |
Mile marker 177
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.