Beginner Offroad Trails Near Pacific City

Bun Creek - NF1004

Gravel Forest Service Road climbing up over Buzzard Butte on the Oregon Coast. This is a segment of a longer 'City to Coast' route that traverses the Tillamook Range with the most off-pavement milage possible…
Total Miles
9.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Gauldy

Gauldy is an easy gravel road that runs through the Siuslaw National Forest. There are a couple of large camp spots that could fit at least up to 5 rigs along this route, and a…
Total Miles
14
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

West Fork Austin #1633

West Fork Austin road number 1633 is an easy gravel road that runs through the Siuslaw National Forest. There are a couple of small potholes on this road but other than that it is a…
Total Miles
5.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Andy Creek

Gravel Forest Service road accessing Buzzard Butte from Sand Lake Road in the hills just off the beach along the Oregon Coast. These roads are rarely traveled and offer an alternate to the paved roads…
Total Miles
3.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Lewis Creek

Lewis Creek road is an easy gravel road that runs through the Siuslaw National Forest. It is a one-lane road with pullouts, that can get curvy in some spots, a beautiful road filled with thick…
Total Miles
4.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek is an easy gravel road with a couple of sections of washboard, and some parts with gradual inclines, but nothing technical. The road runs through Siuslaw National Forest. There are a few camp…
Total Miles
5.8
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Hiack

Hiack is an easy gravel road that runs through the Siuslaw National Forest. Be mindful this is a very easy road, and some cars go very fast around corners due to the road being very…
Total Miles
8.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Foland Creek

Foland Creek road is an easy gravel road with sections that turn into a more natural surface. A couple of spots clear out for a pretty view of the valleys. The road runs through the…
Total Miles
4.1
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Sourgrass Ridge

Sourgrass Ridge is an easy road that any vehicle could do, but it is not winter-maintained. The road is very busy so be mindful of that when going around corners, some cars go very fast…
Total Miles
4.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Little Hebo

Little Hebo is an easy gravel road that runs through the Siuslaw National Forest. There are a couple of camp spots on this trail some small ones, and a larger one as well. No cellphone…
Total Miles
6.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Mount Hebo

Mount Hebo Road is an easy gravel and natural mixed surface road that runs through the Siuslaw National Forest, be mindful of the large potholes and water puddles, as well as slippery sections of mud…
Total Miles
15.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Little Hebo Access

Little Hebo Access road is an easy short gravel, it is a quick road to access a bunch of other roads. This road however is beautiful with thick beautiful trees and vegetation. The road runs…
Total Miles
3.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Osterman Cabin Trail

The Osterman Cabin Trail runs East to West through Siuslaw National Forest in Oregon. This trail is very easy besides a few washed-out areas at the top. There are several campsites along the way, while…
Total Miles
4.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Crazy Lakes

Crazy Lakes Road runs through the Siuslaw National Forest, it is an easy one-lane gravel and natural surface road with pull-offs. There are some larger potholes and water puddles so be mindful. There is a…
Total Miles
5.1
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Grindstone View

Grindstone View road runs through the Tillamook State Forest and Siuslaw National Forest. It is an easy gravel road with sections that become more natural, some spots can be muddy when wet. There are some…
Total Miles
3.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Su / Sp / Fa

Square Top

Square Top road runs through the Siuslaw National Forest, it is an easy one-lane gravel road with pullouts. Some sections of this road can get slippery when wet, and at one end of it, there…
Total Miles
5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Niagara

Niagara road runs through the Siuslaw National Forest, it is a one-lane gravel road with turnouts. Some sections of the road are more natural surfaces with sections that get muddy and slippery when wet. There…
Total Miles
4.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Platt Canyon Road

Platte canyon Road is a small spinoff from Cook Creek Road. It is primarily dirt and gravel with some heavy ascents and descents. Loose gravel can be tricky in spots and may cause some slide…
Total Miles
7.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Cook creek Road

Cook Creek Road is an easy-going logging road. There are multiple cliff drop sides, but the terrain is very easy to navigate. There are multiple potholes but no real obstacles and the road is primarily…
Total Miles
10.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Lower Nehalem Road Beach Route

This route is a nice backcountry route that leads from HWY 26 towards Nehalem Bay. The first section of this road is paved and then turns into 11 miles of gravel. There are a couple…
Total Miles
10.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

King of the Hill

This route starts from the Jones Creek Exit off the highway and immediately onto a dirt road. You will end up taking North Fork Wilson River Road, the first half of the route you are…
Total Miles
8.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

1000 Line

1000 Line Road runs through a mix of Siuslaw National Forst, Weyerhaeuser, and private property and the road does connect with other roads. This is an easy gravel road that is typically unmaintained, it tends…
Total Miles
9.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

7 Up Ez

This is the easy side of 7 Up. It is fun and not as extreme as the hard side of 7 Up. Winding through the forest, there is a little bit of rutted-out dirt trial,…
Total Miles
0.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Blind Corners

Blind Corners is a gravel road that is typically unmaintained. There are many blind corners with hard visibility, so taking a slow speed would be recommended, hence the name. A few times on the drive…
Total Miles
1.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Gopher Creek

Gopher Creek Road runs through Siuslaw National Forest and is a mix of gravel and natural surface single-lane road, with a small creek access and access to a hiking and biking trail called the C2C…
Total Miles
4.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Bull Run

Bull Run is a loose gravel road that runs through the Siuslaw National Forest, most of the road is surrounded by thick trees. At the very top, the road becomes steep where logging is done.…
Total Miles
4.6
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Lost Lake

This is a fairly short route that branches off from Nehalem River Road, taking you to the beautiful Lost Lake in the Oregon Coast Range. The road can get pretty washer boarded with some pot…
Total Miles
3.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su

Sugar Loaf

When entering Sugar Loaf Road there is an overgrown bridge, that looks pretty old. The road runs through the Siuslaw National Forest as well as Weyerhaeuser private property. The road is an easy yet gradually…
Total Miles
3.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Osweg Creek Loop

A quick little run right off of Sunset Highway (US Route 26) that traverses the lower portion of the Clatsop State Forest. Don't be fooled by the appearance of a loopback to the main road,…
Total Miles
3.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Butler Creek Mainline

This is the main logging route into the heart of the Clatsop State Forest. This is an easy, scenic drive with numerous spurs to explore. Deadfall could be an issue in the shoulder seasons. Like…
Total Miles
5.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi