School Visit Information

School Visit Details

Cape Perpetua

Discover Loop HikeThe Cape Perpetua Visitor Center is open seven days a week.  Hours vary by season.  Please contact the Visitor Center at (541) 547-3289 to confirm the current hours.

Our ability to accommodate groups is limited by parking availability. We are limited to on-site parking for two full size busses and six private vehicles. Groups traveling solely in private vehicles are asked to limit the number of individual vehicles as much as possible as visitors to the Forest will also be in need of parking. Fees are waived for schools and field trip chaperones.

Oregon DunesSchool Group at Dunes

The Oregon Dunes Day Use area is open from 7 am to 7 pm seven days per week, year round.  The Oregon Dunes office can be reached at (541) 547-3289.

Parking is limited at the Day Use Area as well.  There is parking for two full size busses however car parking is limited. Please keep in mind that the general public visits the area year round so limit the number of private vehicles as much as possible. Fees are waived for schools and field trip chaperones.

P.A.W.N. Trail

The P.A.W.N. Trail is accessible year round. The parking area is small and there are no facilities at the trailhead. This site is appropriate for small groups or single classrooms


If you are interested in scheduling a field trip, please contact the Youth Engagement Coordinator at or call the Visitor Center at (541) 547- 3289.