Camping at the Oregon Coast
Whether you like to camp solo or bring the whole gang, we have sites to accommodate your style.
Camp Cozy Season
Cozy up in cabins and yurts on cooler nights at coast campsites. We also offer sites for tent and RV camping under the stars.
Best Oregon Coast Campgrounds
Cannon Beach RV Resort
In Cannon Beach, the RV Resort accommodates campers, pop-up trailers, and RVs.
RV Resort at Cannon Beach,
Elk Creek Road, Cannon Beach, OR, USA
Cape Lookout State Park
At the southern end of Oregon's North Coast, this smaller park is marked by beautiful headlands and is home to cabins, yurts, and tent campsites.
Cape Lookout State Park,
Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook, OR, USA
Circle Creek RV Resort
In Seaside, Circle Creek is open year-round and has plenty of space to host RV campers.
Circle Creek RV Resort,
U.S. 101, Seaside, OR, USA
Fort Stevens State Park
Close to Astoria, this is one of the larger parks with an array of activities, including a real shipwreck to visit.
Fort Stevens State Park,
Peter Iredale Rd, Hammond, OR, USA
Next to Fort Stevens State Park, this KOA accommodates RVs, tent camping, and cabins.
Astoria / Warrenton / Seaside KOA Resort,
Northwest Ridge Road, Hammond, OR, USA
Lewis & Clark Campground & RV Park
Located near Astoria and the Lewis & Clark National Park, this RV park sits on a golf course for added recreation.
Lewis & Clark Golf & RV Park,
Youngs River Road, Astoria, OR, USA
Nehalem Bay State Park
South of Cannon Beach, this large park is located next to the dunes for year-round beach access.
Nehalem Bay State Park,
Gary Street, Nehalem, OR, USA
Sea Ranch Resort
Located in Cannon Beach, the Sea Ranch has a variety of lodging from tent and RV sites, as well as cabins.
Sea Ranch RV Park,
Fir Street, Cannon Beach, OR, USA
In Seaside, Thousand Trails includes cabins, cottages, tent sites, and RV sites for visitors.
Thousand Trails Seaside RV Campground,
12th Avenue, Seaside, OR, USA
TIPS: PROTECT THE COAST
To protect Oregon’s coastal habitats pack out any and all supplies. This includes food, trash and gear. Leavie no human traces behind.
To further care for coastal lands, remove human-made debris found on the beach. This benefits the scenery, wildlife and future visitors.
These few actions have life-saving potential for Oregon’s wildlife.
FAQs: Oregon Coast Camping
Camping can be a great escape from the stress of daily life. Swap the sounds of the city for birdsong and trade in your normal routine for a dose of adventure. Come enjoy the scenery, wildlife, and hiking trails on Oregon’s North Coast. Sleep out under the stars and get closer to the natural wonders in our beautiful state.
Oregon’s North Coast offers lush forests, salty ocean air, and the sound of waves crashing against the shoreline. It all adds up to an unforgettable Oregon coast camping experience. There are many charming destinations all along the North Coast – stretching over thirty miles from Astoria to south of Cannon Beach. Enjoy incredible views including Haystack Rock and Neahkahnie Mountain as you travel Highway 101.
The North Coast is full of natural attractions to see and explore. Oregon coast camping brings you closer to destinations like Arch Cape, Hug Point, Falcon Cove, and Saddle Mountain. Camping on the North Coast has the benefit of being close to popular coastal towns. This makes it easy to restock on supplies, take a break from the wild, or extend your visit beyond an Oregon coast camping trip.
Visitors will find many different types of campgrounds. They offer different styles of Oregon coast camping. Choose from dense forests close to hiking trails, family-oriented campgrounds, spots near the beach, and sites with RV hookups.
However you choose to camp, please respect the environment. Pack up any trash, gear, or personal items with you as you leave. If your campground looks as if no one stayed there when you leave, then you’re doing it right!
What to bring for Oregon coast camping
Here is what you should bring for Oregon coast camping in the warm summer months. Trail guides and road maps are important as cell signals may be unavailable in remote areas. Warm clothes are essential as temperatures drop at night. Hiking boots or trail shoes are also recommended for exploring the great outdoors. There is always a chance of rain, as well. A rain jacket for each person and rain fly for any tent is a good idea.
Where to go Oregon coast camping
There are many Oregon coast camping destinations. These include sites close to favorite towns in the area. Enjoy all nature has to offer, then you can access amenities and local attractions after camping. Some favorites include: Wright’s for Camping (near Cannon Beach), Warrenton KOA, and Fort Stevens State Park.
Best weather for Oregon coast camping
The best weather for camping on the Oregon coast occurs during the summer months. Temperatures peak in July and August with highs around 77°F and lows of 55°F on average during that time. The good weather can drive up occupancy at campsites. Late spring and early fall are not as warm, but are a less-crowded time for Oregon coast camping.
How to make coffee while camping on the Oregon coast
Need a warm cup of coffee while camping? It’s important to come prepared! In most cases you need a source of heat, a vessel to heat up your water, coffee grounds, and a favorite mug. The easiest method is to use instant coffee. Place the granules in your mug and just add hot water. For those who care about coffee taste, bring a portable coffee-maker. A French press or stovetop espresso machine, if you are using a gas stove while camping, work great while camping.
Things to do during Oregon coast camping
First of all, soak up the natural beauty found on Oregon's North Coast. There are a variety of hiking trails, several with views of the Pacific Ocean. It’s also full of wildlife activity, including elk, deer, bald eagles, and more (especially if you wander down to the beach). Make memories with friends and families by sightseeing natural landmarks in the area.
How to pack for Oregon coast camping
Plan around the camping activities for Oregon’s North Coast. In most cases, pack clothes that can be layered for warmth. Bring a raincoat. Even in the summer months, the weather can change on short notice.