Best RV campgrounds along the Oregon coast

15 Best RV Campgrounds Along the Oregon Coast

Oregon has miles of stunning coastline, calling RV enthusiasts for weekend getaways or more lengthy adventures.

The beauty of the Oregon coast for RVers is more than just the stunning scenery and wildlife to take in. It’s also that most of the land is state-owned. This fact means that there are plenty of affordable and quiet campgrounds from which to choose, along with some private RV parks if you want more amenities.

To help you plan the best Oregon coast RV trip, you only need to check out the list below of the top-rated campgrounds. Then, with all the details on the location, price, amenities, and more, you’ll be ready to book your favorite!

Best RV Campgrounds on the Oregon Coast

A campground on the Oregon coast

While summer is a top season for RV camping trips at the Oregon coast, every season has something amazing to offer, from whale watching, beachcombing, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, biking, and more.

The campgrounds below are open year-round or seasonally, get high ratings from your fellow RVers, and are worth putting on your RV trip bucket list, so you don’t miss a thing. In addition, the campgrounds are grouped by coastal region to make planning simple.

Central Oregon Coast RV Campgrounds

1.Beachside State Park

LocationLincoln County (Waldport), OR
Open for CampingMar 15 – Oct 31
RV Sites Available32 with water and electric
Nightly Rate$24-$44

Amenities:

  • Flush toilets
  • Showers
  • Campsite picnic table
  • Campsite fire ring

Beachside State Park has a small campground that is open seasonally for campers to enjoy a peaceful getaway. The ocean is a short walk from the campsites, where you can explore the vast and flat expanse of sand or sit and watch the water and birds, and keep a lookout for whales.

Best things to do:

  • Beachcombing
  • Kite flying
  • Whale watch
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jr. Ranger program

There’s no dump station at the campground, with the nearest free access about 17 miles away at either South Beach State Park or Washburne State Park.

Beachside State RV Park (Video)

2.Sea and Sand RV Park

LocationDepoe Bay, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available114 FHU with cable & Wi-Fi
Nightly Rate$49-$77

Amenities:

  • Laundry
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Dump station

Sea and Sand RV Park has tiered campsites overlooking the sandy beach and ocean, or you can choose the wooded area and stroll down to the beach. The tides bring in exciting finds for beachcombers, and the bay is part of the yearly migration of grey whales making this campground a top choice for a unique experience.

Best things to do:

  • Beachcombing
  • Fishing and crabbing
  • Whale watching
  • Golfing and shopping within a few miles
  • Storm watching

The oceanfront sites fill fast, so book early. The only downside is the beach sites have poor cell phone and Wi-Fi reception, so be aware.

Sea and Sand RV Park, Depoe Bay, OR (Video)

3.Beverly Beach State Park

LocationNewport, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available53 FHU, 76 water/electric
Nightly Rate$24-$47

Amenities:

  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Dump station
  • Playground
  • Visitors center (sells firewood)

Beverly Beach State Park offers camping close to the beach with campsites tucked along Spencer Creek within the protection of the forest. Enjoy views of the lighthouse and long walks along the shoreline where whales sightings are common.

Best things to do:

  • Hiking/beach walks
  • Whale and wildlife watching
  • Kite flying
  • Biking
  • Beachcombing and tide pool exploration
  • Jr. Ranger program
  • Head into Newport for the Aquarium, shops, and restaurants

Although this is a larger campground, sites fill fast, especially in the high season, May-July, so reserve early to get the site you want.

Beverly Beach State Park – Newport, Oregon – RV Living (Video)

4.Port of Newport Marina RV Park

LocationNewport, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available144 FHU plus cable & limited Wi-Fi, Dry Camping
Nightly Rate$58

Amenities:

  • Laundry
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Store
  • Dump station
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Restaurant

Port of Newport Marina RV Park sits on the edge of Yaquina Bay, making this campground ideal for boating and fishing fans. In addition, the park is within walking distance to the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport Marina Store & Charters, and Rogue Brewery & Rogue Distillery, where you can get a bite to eat and enjoy some spirits.

Best things to do:

  • Fishing and crabbing
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Agate hunting
  • Exploring downtown Newport

Wood fires aren’t allowed, but propane fire pits are acceptable. You can also opt for dry camping within the park if regular sites are fully booked.

Port of Newport RV Park and Marina (Video)

5. Whaler’s Rest RV and Camping Resort

LocationSouth Beach, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available164 FHU
Nightly Rate$56

Amenities:

  • Laundry
  • Restrooms and showers
  • Store
  • Dog park
  • Clubhouse and library
  • Playground
  • Fitness center
  • Mini golf, tennis, bocci ball, horseshoes, billiards, shuffleboard
  • Indoor pool and spa
  • Dump station

Whaler’s Rest RV and Camping Resort is a Thousand Trails campground that welcomes all guests. There’s a short 150-yard walk to the ocean, where you can spend the day relaxing or take advantage of the many park amenities to keep you busy.

Best things to do:

  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Biking
  • Hiking

The campground has walking and bike paths that go through the park and down to the beach, and some of the campsites offer an ocean view, but you should call the office directly to book one of these spots.

Whaler’s Rest Resort and RV Park (Video)

North Oregon Coast RV Campgrounds

6. Fort Stevens State Park

LocationAstoria, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available174 FHU
Nightly Rate$34

Amenities:

  • Campsite picnic table and fire pit
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Dump station
  • Disc golf course
  • Horseback trails
  • Playground
  • Freshwater lake
  • Boat ramp

Fort Stevens State Park has 4,300 acres to explore with historic Fort Stevens the center of attention. The campground sits at the mouth of the Columbia River and offers miles of hiking and biking trails along with an old shipwreck on the beach.

Best things to do:

  • Biking and hiking
  • Fishing and boating
  • Wildlife watching
  • Visit the Fort
  • Beachcombing
  • Horseback riding

The park allows street-legal vehicles to drive on certain sections of the beach, but staff recommends only those with 4-wheel-drive to prevent getting stuck in the sand.

Fort Stevens State Park, Oregon (Video)

7. Cape Lookout State Park

LocationTillamook, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available38 FHU
Nightly Rate$33

Amenities:

  • Campsite picnic table and fire pit
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Interpretive center
  • Dump station

Cape Lookout State Park sits upon a sand spit between the ocean and Netarts Bay. The park has amazing views, miles of trails, and access to both the beach and bay.

Best things to do:

  • Hiking and biking
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Beachcombing

The campground has limited RV sites, so reserve early. This area is known for finding glass floats on the beach, but you will need to walk over a 50-foot-wide stone revetment to reach the water’s edge.

Cape Lookout State Park Campground Review (Video)

8. Nehalem Bay State Park

LocationNehalem, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available265 water/electric
Nightly Rate$31

Amenities:

  • Showers
  • Restrooms
  • Playgrounds
  • Dump station
  • Air strip

Nehalem Bay State Park has small dunes that protect the shoreline, and behind it sits the campground so you can hear the soothing ocean waves day and night.

Best things to do:

  • Boating and kayaking
  • Fishing, clamming, and crabbing
  • Horseback riding
  • Kitesurfing/windsurfing

The campground is popular, so book well in advance. In addition, the boat docks are removed from the water to prevent damage from around October until May, so plan your trip accordingly.

Nehalem Bay State Park (Video)

9. Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA

LocationHammond,OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available213 FHU
Nightly Rate$63 – $110

Amenities:

  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Hot tub
  • Playground
  • Dog park
  • Laundry
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Mini golf
  • Laundry
  • Camp store
  • Snack bar
  • Dump station

The Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA is across the road from the Fort Stevens State Park, so you have quick access to the beach but all the convenient amenities of a full-service RV resort. There is plenty to do onsite when you aren’t sightseeing around the area, from planned activities for the kids to bike rentals and an indoor pool for winter swimming.

Best things to do:

  • Swimming
  • Indoor and outdoor sports and recreation
  • Visiting nearby beaches
  • Biking (rental available)
  • Visiting local historic sites

The location of the KOA puts you near many historical points of interest like Fort Clatsop and Fort Stevens, along with the Columbia River Maritime Museum and a myriad of shops and restaurants.

Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA Review (Video)

10. Pacific City RV and Camping Resort

LocationCloverdale, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available305 FHU
Nightly Rate$54

Amenities:

  • Laundry
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Indoor and outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Dump station and propane

Pacific City RV and Camping Resort is another Thousand Trails campground just a short walk from the beach. The park’s attraction is the peaceful setting, with an abundance of wildlife and even the opportunity to pick blackberries and huckleberries during the fall.

Best things to do:

  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • River and lake fishing
  • Clamming and crabbing
  • Surfing
  • Whale watching in winter
  • Beachcombing

You can stay at this park if you’re not a member of Thousand Trails, and the campground offers seasonal activities and entertainment, so call for details on the latest offerings.

Pacific City RV Park and Camping Resort (Video)

South Oregon Coast RV Campgrounds

11. Sunset Bay State Park

LocationCoos Bay, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available30 FHU, 35 water/electric
Nightly Rate$28

Amenities:

  • Interpretive center
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Jr. Ranger program
  • Dump station

Sunset Bay State Park has a coastline with a sandy beach edges with rocky cliffs. The park offers hiking trails that connect to two other state parks for long walks through the forest and along the cliffs, where you can spot the lighthouse and plenty of wildlife.

Best things to do:

  • Fishing, clamming, crabbing
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Beachcombing

If you love to golf, there’s a public course adjacent to the park.

Sunset Bay State Park, OR (Video)

12. Humbug Mountain State Park

LocationPort Orford, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available39 water/electric
Nightly Rate$26

Amenities:

  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Dump station

Humbug Mountain State Park has beach access, as well as the 1,765-foot Humbug Mountain that you can hike to the summit to enjoy spectacular views. In addition, the park’s location within the shelter of the landscape means the temperature is warmer than average, which makes winter camping more comfortable.

Best things to do:

  • Hiking and biking
  • Fishing
  • Beachcombing
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing

The campground is small, but you can reserve a site up to nine months in advance to secure a spot.

Humbug Oregon State Park – RV Life (Video)

13. Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

LocationFlorence, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available12 FHU, 8 water/electric
Nightly Rate$30

Amenities:

  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Dump station

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park is part of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area a mile from Winchester Bay. The park features the lighthouse that is still in operation, with campsites sitting on the shore of Lake Marie that doesn’t allow motorized watercraft, so the atmosphere remains serene.

Best things to do:

  • Dune off-road driving
  • Dune sandboarding
  • Hiking
  • Fishing and kayaking Lake Marie

Unfortunately, you cannot walk to the beach from the park and will need to drive about five minutes to reach access.

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park (Video)

14. South Jetty RV Park

LocationFlorence, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available184 FHU
Nightly Rate$52

Amenities:

  • Swimming pool (open seasonally)
  • Hot tub
  • Nature trails
  • Tennis and basketball courts
  • Laundry
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Activities/crafts
  • Dump station

South Jetty RV Park nestles the RV campsites within the forest’s tall trees for a unique, fairyland feel. Just a few minutes from the park are the famous dunes of Florence, which are some of the highest in the US and provide lots of family fun like sandboarding or dune buggy adventures.

Best things to do:

  • Beachcombing
  • Swimming
  • Hiking and biking
  • Dune buggy and sandboarding

The resort is not directly on the beach, but you can access the dunes and shoreline through the adjacent state park.

South Jetty RV Resort and Driving the Oregon Coast (Video)

15. Cape Blanco State Park

LocationSixes, OR
Open for CampingYear-round
RV Sites Available53 water/electric
Nightly Rate$26

Amenities:

  • Restrooms
  • Showers

Cape Blanco State Park sits on the northernmost tip of the state and features a rugged, hilly shoreline, a lighthouse, the historic Hughes House, and over eight miles of trails to hike.

Best things to do:

  • Fish the Sixes River
  • Tour the Cape Blanco Lighthouse($)
  • Horseback riding
  • Beachcombing

There’s no dump station available at this campground, so prepare to make arrangements to empty your tanks at another facility.

Camp Blanco RV Park (Video)

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Final Thoughts

The coastline of Oregon has a wide range of landscapes, from wide sandy beaches to rolling dunes, to rocky cliffsides that are all stunning in their own way.

I hope you visit some (or all!) of the best RV campgrounds on the Oregon coast to see what special activities they offer guests in every season. So whether you want to relax and take leisurely strolls on the beach or try your hand at sandboarding the dunes, you can find the perfect setting for your next RV trip in Oregon!

QUOTE:
"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore."
-- Andre Gide

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