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Hobbit Trail

93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Short hike to a beautiful beach

There are many hikes to get to where we were but the main trail head is literally right across... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Heidi S
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Nature Hike

Located about 11 miles North of Florence on Hwy 101 is the Hobbit hiking trail. I have been here... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
shtsue9
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Florence, Oregon
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93111 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8235
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

There are many hikes to get to where we were but the main trail head is literally right across hwy101. Easy 1/2 mile hike down to the beach.

1  Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Located about 11 miles North of Florence on Hwy 101 is the Hobbit hiking trail. I have been here several times. It's a great place to hike and unwind. It's at least an hours hike depending on how far you walk. Beautiful,quiet,sunny location.

Thank shtsue9
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is one of the coolest hikes in the area! It's easy and short and feels enchanted with the lush greenness of the vegetation and the strangely bent trees. It leads to a beautiful beach with amazing views. You want to do this hike!

1  Thank MarieK66
Reviewed 12 July 2016

It may be easy to zip past the small roadside parking area for the trail, but this is well worth the effort to find. A beautiful walk through the trees and rhododendrons takes to you an almost-empty beach. If you're there at low tide, there...More

1  Thank brimel
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Trailhead #93. You can google map Hobbit Beach Trailhead and it will take you there. This trailhead isn't hard to find and is a must if you are in the area! Definitely worth the time and effort and it's a short half mile hike through...More

Thank Kendra C
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The entrance is easy to miss. DO NOT FOLLOW THE GPS! It took me to a campground which is where the trail originally begins but there is no parking unless you are camping and have a camp spot. I added pictures of what the entrance...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

A little hard to find. Inbetween the sea lion caves and campground. Great beach at the end. Had young kids, going down was fine but the way back was a little harder for our youngest.

Thank Crystal B
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

A really cool trail, about half a mile down a hill (which means the hike back up to parking area is uphill). Well worth the minimal effort. You park in an non-descript parking lot on the side of 101 about half a mile after the...More

6  Thank MarleyMe77
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is an easy walk if you are okay with a bit of an incline. Lots of roots to maneuver around but quite easy if you take your time. Very short little hike/walk. So beautiful in the middle, you would never guess the highway is...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Physical activity: Moderate. You'll go downwards from the road to the beach, and then hike back up on your return. The distance you cover is doable even for people who don't see themselves as fit or athletic, provided you are comfortable with your footing on...More

2  Thank RinaBlue13
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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?
28 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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when was it named. Who named it?
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