A 300 acre area with only 140 acres are open for off-highway
vehicle recreation and an additional 70 acres within the Eureka Dunes Riding
Area that extends about one mile north of the park. The northeast 40 acres of
the Samoa dunes park has been set aside for native plant research and is off
limits to all recreation use. In addition, another 120 acres has been declared
wetlands and is also closed to all vehicles.
A staging area has been developed for OHV enthusiasts. Facilities
include an unloading ramp, restroom, tables, cooking grills and a scenic
overlook. . From the staging area, riders have easy access to 140 acres of
"open" terrain, containing numerous trails and the beach strand. An
additional new 75-acre riding area known as Eureka Dunes is now open to OHV
use and extends about 1 mile north of the park. The rest of the beach and
dunes along the peninsula are closed to vehicle use, except by special permit
from the county.
Elevation - 0-100 ft.