Best Campgrounds in Oregon

This list represents the most popular campgrounds in Oregon. Use this list to plan your next Oregon campgrounds trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Alder Glen Recreation Site


In a moss-draped alder and maple setting, this welcoming Nestucca River campground sits across the river from a lacy, pyramid-shaped waterfall. Sites have paved parking spaces, and a paved path leads…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
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#2. Jones Creek


In historic Tillamook State Forest, this campground offers beautiful sites in a mature, even-aged Douglas fir forest riddled with alders. The campsites are aesthetically pleasing and spacious, with lo…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
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#3. Horse Creek Trailhead


In a dense forest of tall Sitka spruce, this pleasant, isolated campground serves a burgeoning hiker/horse trail system that already encompasses 14 miles of trail through the coastal mountains. The ca…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Florence, OR - Campgrounds
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#4. Dovre Recreation Site


At this Nestucca River campground, the sites terrace the riverside slope of tall hemlocks and Douglas firs. Mossy rocks and cascading ferns dress the opposite shore, and a large side creek adds to the…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Beaver, OR - Campgrounds
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#5. Barview Jetty County Park


Occupying a large coastal flat, this campground is framed by a tall dune bank to the east and a wild beach strewn with drift logs to the west. Sites are roomy and private in a natural setting of low,…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Barview, OR - Campgrounds
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#6. Hebo Lake


Centerpiece to the camp is Hebo Lake, a coastal mountain lake stocked with pan-size trout and said to have some big catfish. Rafts or small rowboats may ply the water, but three is definitely a crowd.…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Hebo, OR - Campgrounds
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#7. Hidden Campground


A peaceful, beautiful, almost poetic setting on the shoulders of the upper Imnaha River, it’s even easier to appreciate Hidden Campground after the drive down from Joseph, which I found to be a real t…
From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Enterprise, OR - Campgrounds
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#8. East Dunes and West Winds


This pair of campgrounds caters to off-highway-vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts. Large, open, paved parking areas serve the RVers and truck campers pulling OHV trailers. Sites sit side by side. At the edge o…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Pacific City, OR - Campgrounds
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#9. Nehalem Falls


Within earshot of the Nehalem River, this pleasant family campground sits among alders, bigleaf maples, and mixed conifers. The walk-in sites are tucked away in an oldgrowth stand. A few old stumps…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Nehalem, OR - Campgrounds
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#10. Woods County Park


In a rural-residential setting, this small campground occupies a corner green at Woods Bridge above the Nestucca River. The camp’s small, sandy river access often holds the tracks of the previous nigh…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Pacific City, OR - Campgrounds
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#11. Sacandaga Campground


The area surrounding Oakridge and Westfir is a forest playground for the outdoor-oriented masses of the Eugene-Springfield area. It is also becoming quite well-known (thanks in part to selfpromotion)…
From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Westfir, OR - Campgrounds
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#12. Moonshine County Park


This park serves up Siletz River hospitality in an attractive river valley location. Campsites occupy a large, open lawn above the river, with dispersed pine, spruce, and cedar trees distributing bits…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Siletz, OR - Campgrounds
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#13. Gnat Creek


Along Gnat Creek near Gnat Creek Fish Hatchery, this rustic forest campground appeals to anglers and hikers. A foot trail links the camp to the hatchery, where additional trails enter the Nicolai Wate…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Astoria, OR - Campgrounds
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#14. Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge Campground


There’s out there, there’s really out there, and then there’s getting to Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge from the nearest town of Frenchglen, population 11! You follow OR 205 south for about 10 miles,…
From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Lakeview, OR - Campgrounds
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#15. Summit Lake Campground


The name’s a bit misleading, as there is no sense of having reached the top of something when you get to Summit Lake. But once you’re here, you’ll be on top of the world and so proud of yourself for h…
From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Zigzag, OR - Campgrounds
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#16. North Fork Malheur Campground


Sometimes a campsite is just that: a place where you can camp. That may sound simplistic, but if you were traveling or backpacking, and you were looking for a place to bed down, this is probably what…
From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Prairie City, OR - Campgrounds
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#17. Elkhorn Valley Campground


I am not at all ashamed to admit that I had an ulterior motive when I was planning to visit Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site. You see, there’s this golf course I’d read about . . .…
From the guidebook "The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon"
Salem, OR - Campgrounds
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#18. Clay Creek Recreation Site


Spacious sites with paved parking pads, mossy vine-maple tangles, and tall straight firs make up this camp area along Clay Creek and the Siuslaw River. The river flows broad, cloudy, and green and cal…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Mapleton, OR - Campgrounds
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#19. Port of Siuslaw RV Park and Marina


At the Port of Siuslaw, in the heart of Old Town Florence, campers have a choice between pleasant, shore pine–shaded lawn sites or the open, graveled sites directly overlooking the bay. This is an i…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Florence, OR - Campgrounds
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#20. Jordan Creek Off-Highway-Vehicle Staging Area


This campground serving OHV enthusiasts sits beside Jordan Creek and consists of a large central gravel parking area with the site tables and grills dispersed in the perimeter forest. Alders overhang…
From the guidebook "Camping Oregon"
Tillamook, OR - Campgrounds
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