Moderate (to dunes and ocean)
4.2 miles round trip
400 feet elevation gain
Difficult (to Threemile Lake)
650 feet elevation gain
Left: Tahkenitch Dunes and Threemile Lake.
Below: Sign on the beach.
In addition to huge sand dunes and a secluded ocean beach, this hike offers an optional return route through the forest, passing a remote, 3-mile-long lake.
Drive Highway 101 south ...
For a more substantial hike, however, follow ...
This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range.