Oregon's Top Camping Spots!

Feb 16, 2018

Oregon has some of the most amazing outdoor spaces. From sand dunes, to forests, to beaches on the ocean, Oregon has camping spots for everyone. We have put together a list of some of Oregon’s best camping spots.

1.Smith Rock State Park

If you are a rock climber this is your spot. The high desert landscape is a rock climber’s dream. The park itself is only open to tent camping, but RV campers can drive in and purchase a $5 day parking pass. When you are done climbing drive the RV over to Expo Center RV Park in Redmond just a short 15 minutes away. The RV park is great for motorhomes and trailers of all sizes with plenty of room for larger RVs.

2.Tumalo State Park

On the shores of the Deschutes River just 10 miles outside Bend. In the summer this desert climate can get pretty warm, but the river is a great place to cool down or do some trout fishing. RV spaces with hookups are available for $31 a night. If you need more sleeping space for your crew tent spaces are available for $21 a night and you can rent yurts for $44 a night.

3.Mt. Hood

Mt. Hood National Forest offers over 50 campgrounds. From boondocking to full RV hookup sites there is a campground for every camper. You can even bring your horses to Riley Horse Campground. Go back in time and camp along the historic Barlow Trail. There are plenty of water ways to enjoy fishing and water sports. Venture up to the top of the mountain and enjoy a meal at the popular Timberline Lodge.

4.Cape Kiwanda RV Resort

Directly across from the sandy beaches of Pacific City and famous Haystack Rock. RV parking, tent sites, and cabins are available. Cape Kiwanda also offers a pizza place and swimming pool.

5.Webb County Camp

Right next to Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City is Webb County Campground. This campground has lower rates and is more primitive but still a gorgeous place to camp. It is a really good way to enjoy ocean front camping for cheaper prices.

6.Wallowa Lake State ParkWallowa Lake State Park

Wallowa Lake is surrounded by mountains all around and is a great fishing and boating spot. The campground has 121 full RV hookup sites. Enjoy a full community bathroom with hot showers. Wallowa Lake Marina is a great place for day activities including: trail hikes, horseback riding, go karts, and mini golf. The Nearby town of Joseph, Oregon is a great spot to shop, check out an art studio, and eat at a cafe.

7.Crater Lake National Park

One of Oregon’s most famous destinations. Crater Lake has three campgrounds. The best time to go for warm weather is June to the end of August. Mazama Campground offers full RV hookups, it is the closest to the lake. If you enjoy boondocking you can get a 1-day backcountry camping permit.


A state park with great campgrounds and hike’s galore. Waterfalls are abundant in the park. Ainsworth has 40 full hookup sites for RV campers.

Oregon is great for RV campers. Rent an RV in Seattle and head just a few hours south to discover some of the best things Oregon has to offer.

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