Pistol River State Scenic Viewpoint

Pistol River State Scenic Viewpoint


Location:Off US 101, 11 miles south of Gold Beach.
Facilities:Beach access, restrooms, bridle trail, hiking trail, picnic areas.
Activities:Fishing, windsurfing, hiking, horseback riding, wildlife observation, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is situated in a unique dune and river area. During the spring and summer months, the dunes grow larger and the river sometimes changes course, creating pothole ponds that attract waterfowl and shorebirds. Site has prime conditions for ocean windsurfing; the national championships have been held here several times.
Address:c/o Harris Beach Management Unit
1655 Hwy 101 N
Brookings, OR 97415

Phone:800-551-6949
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_76.php
Size: 448 acres.

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