Siuslaw National Forest
Central Coast Ranger District
The Siuslaw National Forest encompasses one of the most diverse landscapes along the western coast of the United States. The terrain ranges from dense old conifer forests, to beautiful, fertile coastline, to miles of barren sand dunes. This beautiful region will capture your imagination and dazzle your eyes. Campers come here from across the country to learn about the region's intriguing ancient American culture, swim in the ocean, and explore places like the beautiful Cape Perpetua Scenic Area, Mary's Peak, and Rock Creek Wilderness Areas and Sutton Recreation Area. American Land & Leisure runs ten different facilities in the Siuslaw National Forest; all either on the coast or near it.
River Edge Group Campground
River Edge Group Campground is located about 23 miles east of Waldport at an elevation of 50 feet. Set among Douglas fir and blackberries on the Alsea River, this campground has 1 group site for up to 100 people.
Blackberry Campground is located 18 miles east of Waldport at an elevation of 60 feet. Set among cedar, alder, and Douglas fir on the Alsea River, this campground has 33 sites. Many families make Blackberry their annual reunion campground. Campers come here to fish for salmon and steelhead in the fall and winter and gather crawfish, hike, tube, float, and swim in the summer.
Canal Creek Group Campground
Canal Creek is a group campground where campers can truly get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse themselves in nature. The facility is comprised of two group campsites, separated by the creek, each providing a tranquil, scenic setting. One site accommodates up to 50 people, the other accommodates up to 100 people and has a pavilion for sheltered activities.
Tillicum Beach Campground
Tillicum Beach Campground is located about 4 miles from Waldport at an elevation of 20 feet. Set among coastal pine where the forest meets the sea.
Cape Perpetua Campground
Cape Perpetua Campground is located about 4 miles south of Yachats at an elevation of 100 feet. Set among Sitka spruce and Douglas fir overlooking the ocean, this beautiful campground has 39 single sites and 1 group site. Campers come here to hike through old-growth forest and down to the Cape Perpetua Marine Gardens.
Rock Creek Campground
Rock Creek Campground is located about 15 miles north of Florence at an elevation of 40 feet. The 15 sites in this more remote campground is set among spruce and Douglas fir, on the east side of Highway 101 from Ocean Beach Picnic Area. Campers come here to hike into the adjacent Rock Creek Wilderness Area, enjoy the beach and many local sights along the Central Oregon Coast.
Horse Creek Campground
To get to Horse Creek Campground go 10 miles north of Florence on Hwy 101 and turn onto Forest Road #58 (Horse Creek Road) for about 4.7 miles. This 15 site campground sits right on the Coast Horse Trail of the Central Oregon Coast. Two loops have plenty of room to get your horse trailer turned around and most campsites have either a single or double corral. Water for your horse is a short walk down the marked trail. There is no potable water.
Baker Beach Campground
Baker Beach Campground is about 7 miles north of Florence on Hwy 101. The campground has five rustic campsites with roomy parking for your horse trailer. Trails from the campground provide access to the beach, to Lily Lake and through the dunes. There is no potable water or water for horses in the area. A protected snowy plover nesting area is closeby so keep your dogs on leash at all times and do not stray off the trails until you get to the wet sand on the beach.
Alder Dune Campground
Alder Dune Campground is about 6 miles north of Florence on the west side of Hwy 101. The campground has 39 sites between Alder and Dune lakes.
Sutton Campground is located in a coastal forest area with good fishing at the nearby lake. To get to the campground from Florence, drive 5 miles north on Highway 101. Turn left on Sutton Beach Road. Drive 1 mile to the campground. Sutton is open year-round and some sites have electrical hookups (30 amps). Families enjoy Sutton for the quiet camping with access to beautiful trails along Sutton Creek and playing in the sand dunes.