The Oregon Coast is filled with jaw-dropping vistas and places to explore. It is hardly surprising that there are also some great campgrounds to be found along the coastline, some rustic and some with every amenity that you can dream of.
Whether you are living the RV life, enjoying the freedom of tent camping, or just want the ‘feeling’ of camping minus the tent… there is something for everyone. PS – Don’t forget to check out our Oregon coast itinerary after!
Oregon Coast Campgrounds
North Oregon Coast Campgrounds
1. Fort Stevens State Park
Located way up in northwest Oregon in Astoria, Fort Stevens is a converted military space and is now one of the largest Oregon coast campgrounds.
It has almost 500 camping sites available set within two massive loops, with all the amenities you may need. During a stay here, be sure to visit the Military Museum and the ancient remains of the Peter Iredale shipwreck that lies on the beach.
Price: Tent $22, RV $32, Yurt $48-$58, Cabin $93-$103 | More Info: Website
2. Nehalem Bay State Park
Nehalem Bay State Park is pretty unique thanks to the fact that it is set on a four-mile sand spit that separates Nehalem Bay from the rugged ocean. The park has over 260 electrical sites suitable both for both tent and RV campers, as well as 18 yurts that are available to rent if you are looking for something a little different.
Just a short walk across the dunes will lead you to a beautiful beach, with the ocean stretching out before you. Only a few miles north of the campsite, the small town of Manzanita is worth an explore, even if it is for something as simple as a meal out or a shop. If beach camping on the Oregon coast is what you are after, you won’t get much better than this.
Price: $31, yurts $47-$57 | More Info: Website
READ MORE: Your Guide to Nehalem Bay State Park
3. Shepherds Cottage Retreat
Located in a peaceful setting on a seed farm, this cute one-bedroom cottage has beautiful views overlooking Youngs Bay. It can sleep four and has everything you need for a comfortable stay.
4. Dog-Friendly Beach Cottage
This dog-friendly cottage is close to the beach and town in beautiful Cannon Beach. It offers amenities like a gas fireplace and a flat-screen cable TV.
Central Oregon Coast Campgrounds
5. Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area
Downtown Lincoln City is just a few minutes away from this Oregon Coast campground, making it one of the only Oregon coast campgrounds in the middle of a city. Campers can kayak on the lake, explore the coast and enjoy the East Devil’s Lake Day Use Area.
Price: Tent $21, RV $32 | More Info: Website
6. Rock Creek Campground on Oregon’s Coast
Within the Siuslaw National Forest, you’ll find Rock Creek Campground, just a short half a mile away from the beach. These Oregon coast campgrounds are pretty rustic, with no electricity and potable water, but that only adds to the fun.
When in the area, pay a visit to the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, which offers phenomenal views of the ocean and beyond. You may even be able to spot a whale. There are several great hikes around here through dense, old-growth forest and to coastal overlooks.
Price: $23 | More Info: Website
7. Heceta Beach RV Park
Located on the north side of Florence is Heceta Beach RV Park, the perfect base for exploring the Oregon Coast. Just 5 minutes to the beach and a short drive away from lighthouses, dunes, and state parks, all the coast has to offer is within easy reach.
The campgrounds have everything you need for a comfortable stay, such as laundry facilities, clean restrooms, picnic tables, and fire rings. Overall the sites are large with plenty of privacy, with room for either RVs or tents, plus there is a fitness center, mini-mart, and dump station. Pets are also welcome, which is a bonus.
Price: $39+- $47 Tent $33 | More Info: Website
8. Umpqua Lighthouse State Park
Although Umpqua Lighthouse is one of the smaller state parks along the coast, it is still a beautiful location to go Oregon coast camping, plus it is near the center of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. There are both tent and RV sites available that surround the freshwater Lake Marie, the perfect spot for swimming, fishing, and relaxing on a boat.
Take a walk up to the lighthouse itself for elevated views of the stunning surroundings. There are also yurts and rustic log cabins available to rent.
Price: Tent $19, full hookup $31, Yurts and cabins $43-82 | More Info: Website
9. The Otter Rock Surf Yurt
10. Whale Watch
This gorgeous seaside cottage in Lincon City has amazing ocean views from the patio, an outdoor grill, and a wood-burning fireplace.
11. Cozy Honeymoon Cottage
Located close to the beach in Depoe Bay, this 1930’s fishing cottage has been fully renovated. Enjoy the ocean air from the deck and cozy up by the fireplace or in the jacuzzi tub in the evenings.
12. Huckleberry Cottage
This cozy cottage in Florence is surrounded by trees and is close to Heceta Beach. It has a full kitchen, an outdoor deck with a grill, and a quiet backyard with a fire pit.
13. Charming South Beach Cottage
This charming beach cottage is located at South Beach, just five miles south of Newport. It features all the comforts of home, ocean views, and it is pet-friendly.
14. Private Oceanfront A-Frame
This peaceful A-Frame has ocean views and is right on the beach. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay including a full kitchen, deck, living room, and master bedroom.
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South Oregon Coast Campgrounds
15. Sunset Bay State Park
Sunset Bay State Park has to be one of the most scenic spots when going Oregon coast camping, made up of towering cliffs and sandy beaches, with sites available very near the beach. Choose to stay in a tent, RV, or for something a little fancier, there are a few yurts available to rent.
One of the most popular activities in the area is hiking, allowing you to enjoy the coastal forests and incredible ocean vistas. There are several points along the trail where the views will take your breath away, such as Gregory Point and the Cape Arago Lighthouse.
Price: Full hookup $31, tent site $19, yurt $43 | More Info: Website
RELATED: 21 Amazing Yurts on the Oregon Coast
16. Cape Blanco State Park
These extra-large campsites are great if you want a little space, and you can work off your camper’s breakfast by hiking over 8 miles of trails, rewarding you with ocean vistas.
Located at the state’s Westernmost tip, Cape Blanco is a pretty impressive sight, with the Cape Blanco Lighthouse well worth a visit. The 52 electric sights are first come first served, so make sure you don’t miss out.
Price: $24 | More Info: Website
17. Humbug Mountain State Park
With 56 tent sites and 39 electrical sites with water, there is plenty of room for everyone at Humbug Mountain State Park. The park and campgrounds are centered around Humbug Mountain and enjoys some of the warmest weather on the coast, as the mountains offer some protection from the winds.
There are all sorts of activities to enjoy from the campground, such as windsurfing and scuba diving, or if you are up for a bit of a hike, the views from Humbug Mountain are pretty spectacular.
Price: RV $24, Tent $17 | More Info: Website
Check out: 17 Amazing Hikes Along the Oregon Coast
18. Harris Beach State Park
Boasting the largest island off the Oregon coast, Harris Beach State Park is one of the best Oregon coast campgrounds. Bird Island is a wildlife sanctuary full of rare birds, or on land, there are sandy beaches, tide pools, and rocky outcroppings, with the stunning scenery changing with the seasons.
It is a fantastic spot to view wildlife, and you may even spot a gray whale or two. The real appeal here though, is the surrounding, with just a short journey to Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.
There is a paved pedestrian walk within the campground offering magnificent ocean views, and downtown Brookings is also nearby. There are tent sites and full hookup sites available, as well as a few yurts if you fancy Oregon coast camping in style.
Price: Tent site $20, full hookup $32, yurt $45 | More Info: Website
READ MORE: Your Guide to Harris Beach State Park
19. Bayfront Cottage
Stay in this adorable one-bedroom cottage with gorgeous views over Coos Bay, and with spectacular sunsets from the sunny deck.
20. The Hobbit House
Yes, this glamping cabin looks just like a Hobbit House! You can take walks on nearby trails and enjoy evening campfires. you can even hear the ocean, but you’re out of the wind. That’s a win-win!
21. Glowing Lotus
Don’t be fooled by this tent. It has a queen-size bed in it! You’ll also hear the sounds of the ocean and creek.
22. Gold Beach Country Cottage
This adorable cottage has views of the Rogue River and has an open floor plan with vintage beach decor. Enjoy the hot summer days on the patio which has a grill, and a free gourmet breakfast every morning.
23. Sunny Cabin on the Rogue River
This welcoming and sunny cabin on the lower Rogue River is close to Gold Beach and has everything you need to enjoy your vacation. There’s great fishing nearby and you can swim or float the river right in front of the cabin.
24. Cute Gold Beach Apartment
This cute wood-accented apartment is close to the ocean and downtown Gold Beach and has air-conditioning, WiFi, a patio, and a full kitchen.
25. Little House at Paradise Point
The Little House has a perfect location on 14 acres, right by the ocean, Garrison Lake, and Port Orford. It was originally built in the early 1900s but has been remodeled and has everything you need for a comfortable stay.
26. Tanbark Shores Guest Suite
This self-contained guest suite is within walking distance to the beach and downtown Brookings and has a garden, barbecue facilities, a terrace, and free WiFi.
27. Captain’s Quarters
Located on the southern Oregon Coast in Brookings, Captain’s Quarters is a cute cottage with a hot tub. It is conveniently located close to the beach and downtown.
28. Sunlight Cottage
This sunny cottage has been completely remodeled and has vintage decor. There is a full kitchen, two bedrooms, air-conditioning, and WiFi. It is close to the beach and downtown Brookings.
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