The Oregon dunes are famous for their OHV (off-highway vehicle) opportunities, with special areas set aside for all manner of thrills and spills (get maps from the visitor centre). Various sand buggies, ATVs and dirt bikes can be rented at San Dunes Frontier, four miles south of Florence on US-101 (March–Sept; sanddunesfrontier.com), while the art of sandboarding (surfing on the dunes) can be mastered at Sand Master Park, 5351 US-101 in Florence (sandmasterpark.com).

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