TOP 5 CAMPING SPOTS IN OREGON
Camping in Oregon is a unique experience because of the diverse landscapes that include mesmerizing beaches, towering mountains, dense forests, colorful farms, and harsh desert. The state has an abundance of campsites. Oregon has 11 national forests, 361 state parks, and several private campsites and RV parks. Wherever you go camping in Oregon, you’re bound to discover a campsite that’s just right for you.
1- SILVER FALLS STATE PARK
One for all! This campground has something for everyone. Silver Falls State Park is Oregon’s biggest state park, covering almost 9,000 acres of property filled with old-growth woods, a plethora of magnificent waterfalls, and 24 miles of walking paths, 14 miles of equestrian trails, and a 4-mile bike route. It’s also home to the famed Trail of Ten Falls, which crosses many waterfalls and flows down through the forest to a stream. The park’s campsite is well-equipped and handy, with 45 tent camping sites and another 52 with RV connections, hot showers, modern restrooms, water supply, a playground, and an area where you can unleash your pets.
2- CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK
If you’re planning a summer vacation, this place is one of the destinations that you don’t want to miss. This lovely national park offers two campsites as well as a number of hiking routes. Mazama Campground accepts bookings and has space for RVs and tents. Lost Creek Campground is a first come, first served campground that exclusively accepts tents. Both campsites are located in the woods surrounding Crater Lake and are only available during the summer. Mazama and Lost Creek Campgrounds are both excellent places to take in the breathtaking Crater Lake as well as the surrounding scenery and animals.
3- LOST LAKE CAMPGROUND
You wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to camp by watching the summit of Mount Hood, would you? Lost Lake is a lovely spot to spend the summer, located on the banks of one of the region’s most picturesque lakes; there are 148 campsites accessible. There are several paths surrounding the lake to explore, as well as a public boat ramp where you may spent your time floating on the water.
4- GREEN MAOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND
If isolation, serenity, and truly expansive views of the surrounding environment are your style, southern Oregon’s Green Mountain Campground should be on your list of locations to pitch your tent. It’s an excellent spot to take in the volcanic beauty of the Fort Rock region. There are a lot of cinder cones and lava fields. It’s also close to the well-known Crack in the Ground, a 2-mile-long volcanic fissure. It’s also a free of charge campsite so it’s budget friendly.
5- CRANE PRAIRIE CAMPGROUND
This place is a bird sanctuary! Crane Prairie, located in the Deschutes National Forest, is a huge campground with several camping sites to pick. No matter where you pitch your tent, you’ll be near to the beaches of Crane Prairie, and the forest is right outside your door, awaiting to be explored. It’s a fantastic area for birdwatching, trekking, swimming, boating and fishing.