community guide to Eugene and beyond

About Florence, Oregon


Located a little over an hour from Eugene on the central Oregon coast. Florence, Oregon is excellent for recreational activities include fishing, swimming, hiking, camping and boating. Take Oregon Highway 126, heading West. This scenic route takes you past Fern Ridge reservoir and continues along the Siuslaw River, which flows through the coastal range to Mapleton, Florence and eventually the Pacific Ocean.


Don't miss Old Town Florence (photo right) located on the waterfront under the bridge. Watch for signs to Old Town, which will be on your left as you enter from the east on Hwy 126.

The Florence Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to the Coast. Let us help you find what you are looking for.


270 Hwy 101

Florence, Oregon 97439

(541) 997-3128 or 1-800-524-4864

Photo of Heceta Head Lighthouse, just north of Florence on the Oregon Coast. Search for Glass Floats every Spring at the Oregon Coast.


Learn more about and consider a hike in the Oregon Dunes south of Florence.


The world's first sandboard park is located in Florence. From the South, follow highway 101 to the north boundary of Florence. Sand Master Park is just north of the 'Fred Meyer' store on the west side of highway 101.


Visit Darlingtonia Wayside, botanical garden, north of Florence. Take a trip to Bandon by the Sea.