"Captain Cook wrote about the coast of Oregon during his expedition in 1778. Unfortunately... bad weather prevented
the expedition from exploring our coast up close. There is, however, a single peculiar entry..."
[page 11, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]
"The easiest place to... view the dunes is at the Oregon Dunes Day Use Area between
Reedsport and Florence... Bring your kids and they (and you!) can roll down the tall dune..."
[page 6, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]
"If you've been to any of the beaches... it is likely you made a strenuous walk up and over a massive hill of sand... They
weren't always this high. Can you guess what changed?"
[page 17, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]
"Until recently, it was believed that the Oregon Dunes were 6,000 years old. But a 2006 study
indicated that some of our coastal dunes are up to 100,000 years old!"
[page 9, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]
"Do we care about climate? Of course we do because if it wasn't for our climate there would
be no dunes (sand alone does not a dune make)..."
[page 13, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]
"At the eastern edge of the dunes is the Retention Ridge and Slip Face. This is an especially
exciting feature of the dunes, here's why..."
[page 27, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]
"Did you know our dunes are disappearing? They are! Read on for the complete story..."
[page 3, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]
"The Oregon Dunes are amazing. Every day they are different. Our sand is like no other sand I've
ever felt: clean, soft and flowing; it never sticks to your hands or leaves a residue. The wind and ocean
sing in harmony as you walk along, exploring the large and the small, from tree islands to beetle tracks to patterns
in the sand. I don't think I could live anywhere else."
[page 54, Secrets of the Oregon Dunes]