Camping on the Southern Oregon Coast
There are at least 32 public campgrounds and many more private facilities along the south coast, from Reesport to Crescent City, California. Some are located near the beach with views of the Pacific Ocean while others are located further inland or up one of the many Wild and Scenic Rivers.
The southern coast is less crowded, so visit and enjoy the serenity, the spectacular views, the wide open beaches and natural beauty.
The campgrounds to the north are located in or near the Oregon Dunes Recreation Area. Many of these campgrounds are oriented towards ATV / dune buggy activities and can be quite noisy, so choose carefully.
Camping is available to the north in the vast Oregon Dunes National Park. Or travel to the west and south to visit the beaches and cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Charleston for the many excellent County or State Parks. While the Dunes are oriented towards ATVs and Dune Buggies, there are several camps that are set up exclusively for horses or quiet tent camping. Some of those are near freshwater lakes. Those campsites to the west and south, near Charleston, do not allow ATVs and are oriented more towards ... more
Camp on a beach next to the Pacific Ocean, along the wild and scenic Rogue River, near a lighthouse, or in the middle of the Siskiyou National Forest. There are State Parks, Forest Service facilities and privately run campgrounds to spend your vacation. Choose from those with all the amenities, or rough it. If you prefer, you can backpack into the Siskiyou National Forest and the Kalmiopsis Wilderness ... more
Camping in the Reedsport - Winchester Bay area centers around the Oregon Dunes National Park, which stretches over 50 miles. Vacation in a campground selected from one of the many provided by the US Forest Service, the State, the county, or private individuals. Many of the campgrounds cater to certain activities. Some allow ... more
There are several campgrounds where you can camp among these redwood giants that are thousands of years old. Jedediah Smith State Park and Del Norte Coast Redwood Parks are the largest and most spectacular. But don't overlook the nearby Tolowa Dunes State Park with primitive camping, or Ruby Van Deventer Park and Florence Keller Regional Park that offer excellent camping opportunities ... more
There are US Forest Service campgrounds along the Chetco River in the Siskiyou National Forest, near the Kalmiopsis Wilderness Area; and an Oregon State Park just to the north along the Pacific ... more