Are you searching for a great location to go camping along the Oregon Coast? If so, you’ve come to the right place!
The Oregon Coast is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places to go camping in the United States and with Summer 2020 only just beginning, now is the perfect time to grab your gear and go camping along the Oregon Coast.
In this article, we will provide you with several camping spots that you should consider checking out this summer, or add them to your bucket list of camping locations that you will want to check out along the Oregon Coast in the years to come.
Camping At Harris Beach State Park
Located a few minutes away from Brookings, and seven miles from the California / Oregon border, is Harris Beach, State Park. This place is an awesome destination to go camping because of the simple fact that it’s often one of the least busy campgrounds along the Oregon coast during the summer months so it’s possible to visit this campground and get a great spot, without having to fight crowds of other campers.
Tip – To reserve a great spot at Harris Beach State Park, you should still reserve your camping spot in advance and you can do this online.
When you visit Harris Beach State Park, you can count on having a wide variety of things to do including beach walks, hunting in the tide pools, viewing wildlife, great picnics, and so much more!
Depending upon the time of year that you come here, it’s also possible to spot grey whales and California sea lions as well. There’s also plenty of birds to watch so make sure you bring your favorite binoculars or camera so you can be ready to view or take pictures at a moment’s notice.
Cape Blanco State Park
Another great Oregon Coast campground to add to your bucket list of campgrounds that you should visit along the Oregon coast is Cape Blanco State Park.
Although it can get windy here during different points of the year, this destination is a camping spot that you should visit because of the fabulous Oregon Coast views.
Located near Humbug Mountain, it’s important to note that this campground doesn’t get the best phone service so you should be ready to be without your phone while you’re here, unless you’re ready for a total escape from nature.
Nehalem Bay State Park
So far, we’ve given you two great locations to go camping at along the southern side of the Oregon coast, now we’re going to give you one great spot that you should check out along the northern side; it’s Nehalem Bay State Park.
Located about 86 miles from Portland, this destination is a great place to go camping or to spend the entire day with your family there’s plenty of sandy beach to play, make sand castles, hunt for shells, search for agates or spend time with someone special.
Tip – During Coronavirus, any of the restroom facilities at Oregon’s campgrounds and hiking trails have been closed so it’s best to you research the campground that you plan on visiting in advance to determine what facilities are open just so that you can plan for your trip and have the supplies that you need.
While camping, make sure that you practice the art of social distancing, and wear a mask (if needed) so that we all can do our part to reduce the spread of the virus and keep Oregon public Recreation areas open for the summer months.