Oregon's Best Camping

Western Region

Crater Lake, Oregon
Crater Lake, Oregon

Oregon's Best Camping

Western Region


Explore Western Oregon's Best Campgrounds



Find great campgrounds with all the right amenities and outdoor activities for your vacation.

Whether your looking along the scenic Oregon coast, deep in its lush forests, or on the shore of a sparkling mountain lake - you are sure to find the perfect destination to park your RV or set up your tent.



Western Oregon's Best Camping covers more than 300 of the finest campgrounds in the Beaver State.

For Every Campground Find . . .


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Explore Western Oregon's Best Campgrounds

Find great campgrounds with all the right amenities and outdoor activities for your vacation.

Whether your looking along the scenic Oregon coast, deep in its lush forests, or on the shore of a sparkling mountain lake - you are sure to find the perfect destination to park your RV or set up your tent.

Western Oregon's Best Camping covers more than 300 of the finest campgrounds in the Beaver State.

For Every Campground Find . . .

  • Complete campground descriptions

  • Campground facilities and amenities

  • Camping fees, check-in and check-out times

  • Reservation links whenever available

  • Nearby attractions and recreation - and much more

Wildfire Campground Closures

Many campgrounds across the state were damaged by last year's wildfires. Before setting out, check park and campground websites to find out which campgrounds have been impacted by the fires.



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Total Campground Index

An index of more than 100 of western Oregon's best campgrounds, including the entire Oregon coast.

Best Family Vacation Campgrounds

Recommendations of wonderful Oregon camping spots for families with children.

Best Coastal Campgrounds

From Brookings to Fort Stevens - find the best of the best campgrounds along the magnificent Oregon coast.

Equestrian Campgrounds

Individual or group campsites designated for people with horses.


Gold Star - The best of the best campgrounds. Not only are the campgrounds equipped with very good amenities and in beautiful settings, they are close to outstanding recreational opportunities such as natural wonders, waterskiing, beaches, or special attractions.

Green Star - Campgrounds with good facilities and located close to a variety of activities, whether it's trails through an old-growth forest, a beach-front location, or beside a beautiful mountain lake.

Green Triangle - Comfortable campgrounds equipped with basic amenities and near some worthwhile recreational attractions. These are sometimes smaller, more remote campgrounds which, nevertheless, may have exceptional views. Ease of driving access is sometimes a consideration.

Green Dot - Campgrounds we have not included in our reviews, either because much better campgrounds are nearby or because the facilities or available recreation opportunities are negligible.

Everyone is Different

Everyone's interests are different, so a perfect campground for one might be only mediocre for another. Use our symbols as a starting point on your quest to find the best campground for you.


Types of Campgrounds Included

Our reviews include publicly operated campgrounds such as Forest Service, National Park, State Park, BLM, and Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds. We also include many regional and county park campgrounds along with campgrounds offered by public and private utilities such as electric companies and irrigation districts. We do not include private RV Parks nor most privately operated campgrounds.

Campground Fees

Prices listed for campground stays are the basic campsite fee and do not include any reservation fees. Often there are discrepancies between the fee shown on the campground agency's website and the price listed by the reservation website. In those cases, we have displayed the higher of the two.

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