Directions

Westwind is located on the Oregon Coast just north of Lincoln City on Highway 101. We have a trail entrance and a river entrance.

Directions from Portland to Westwind’s Beaver Pond parking area and Rainforest trail entrance (7500 N Fraser Road, Otis, OR 97368):
Bike or walk: Main camp is two miles on the Westwind Rainforest Trail and access road.  Feel free to bring your bike. By arrangement  with Westwind, a truck will be available for hauling luggage and gear into camp.

      • Take I-5 South to Salem.
      • Just north of Salem, take exit 260A Salem Parkway.
      • This will merge with 99E and turn into Commercial St.
      • Turn Right onto Marion St./OR-22 West.  Follow signs for OR-22 W/Oregon Coast.
      • After approx. 25 miles, OR-22W will merge with OR-18 W/Salmon River Highway.
      • After approx. 27 miles, take the ramp onto Hwy 101 North towards Neskowin.
      • At the stop sign, turn right onto Hwy 101 North.
      • Immediately turn left onto N Fraser Rd.
      • Go about 1 mile to Westwind Gate.
      • Parking is between the gate and the wooden bike shed.

Directions from Portland to Westwind’s river entrance (Knight County Park, Otis, OR 97368):
Boat: Come across the river on our ferry, and take the five minute walk to main camp. Our truck will meet you at Knight County Park for hauling luggage and gear.

      • Take I-5 South to Salem.
      • Just north of Salem, take exit 260A Salem Parkway.
      • This will merge with 99E and turn into Commercial St.
      • Turn Right onto Marion St./OR-22 West.  Follow signs for OR-22 W/Oregon Coast.
      • After approx. 25 miles, OR-22W will merge with OR-18 W/Salmon River Highway.
      • After approx. 27 miles, take the ramp onto Hwy 101 North towards Neskowin.
      • At the stop sign, turn right onto Hwy 101 North.
      • Cross the Salmon River
      • Take first left on Three Rocks Rd.
      • Follow Three Rocks Rd. approx. 2 miles to Knight Park Boat Ramp
      • Unload luggage at Westwind truck; park vehicles near restrooms (not in trailer area)
      • Cross river from boat dock

Canoe or Kayak: If you bring your own small boat, drag it to Westwind’s canoe and kayak area. Hike into camp following the beach downriver/northwest to find the entrance sign for Westwind.

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