Places to Camp near Oakridge, OR

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Best Camping Sites Near Oakridge, OR (312)

    Camper-submitted photo from Casey's Riverside RV resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Casey's Riverside RV resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Casey's Riverside RV resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Casey's Riverside RV resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Casey's Riverside RV resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Casey's Riverside RV resort

    1.

    Casey's Riverside RV resort

    12 Reviews
    31 Photos
    43 Saves
    Westfir, Oregon

    At the confluence of the North Fork and the middle fork of the Willamette River sits Casey's Riverside RV Resort. This park is exclusive to RV's. No tent camping, no dry camping. Big rig friendly with full hook-ups.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $48 - $54 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Black Canyon Campground - Willamette NF
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Canyon Campground - Willamette NF
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Canyon Campground - Willamette NF
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Canyon Campground - Willamette NF
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Canyon Campground - Willamette NF
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Canyon Campground - Willamette NF

    2.

    Black Canyon Campground - Willamette NF

    13 Reviews
    61 Photos
    72 Saves
    Westfir, Oregon

    Overview

    Black Canyon Campground in Oregon rests next to the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. This scenic campground is heavily shaded by towering hemlock, cedar and Douglas fir. Fishing and kayaking are a popular pastimes.

    Recreation

    A 1-mile interpretive nature trail winds through the campground, and Lookout Point Lake is less than a mile away, with opportunities for boating and fishing. A boat ramp is located on the lake. The Willamette National Forest has about 1,700 miles of trails. While many are located in wilderness areas, a number of trails are situated at lower elevations and provide easy, year-round hiking. Black Canyon is within the Winberry Trail Area, with excellent terrain like the Tire Mountain Trail for mountain biking and horseback riding, and the Clover Patch Trail for hiking.

    Facilities

    A 1-mile interpretive nature trail winds through the campground, and Lookout Point Lake is less than a mile away, with opportunities for boating and fishing. A boat ramp is located on the lake. The Willamette National Forest has about 1,700 miles of trails. While many are located in wilderness areas, a number of trails are situated at lower elevations and provide easy, year-round hiking. Black Canyon is within the Winberry Trail Area, with excellent terrain like the Tire Mountain Trail for mountain biking and horseback riding, and the Clover Patch Trail for hiking.

    Natural Features

    The Willamette National Forest stretches 110 miles along the western slope of the Cascade Range in western Oregon. Elevations on the forest range from about 1,500 feet above sea level to 10,495 feet at the snowcapped summit of Mt. Jefferson, Oregon's second highest peak. Wildlife in the region includes black tail deer, Roosevelt elk, bobcats and bald eagles.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visitors enjoy sightseeing along the West Cascades Scenic Byway. The drive begins at Westfir and stretches 220 miles past waterfalls, ancient forests and numerous rivers, creeks and lakes.

    • Pets
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash

    $25 - $38 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Diamond Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Diamond Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Diamond Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Diamond Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Diamond Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Diamond Lake

    3.

    Diamond Lake

    58 Reviews
    148 Photos
    452 Saves
    Diamond Lake, Oregon

    Overview

    Meandering along most of the east shore of the mile-high Diamond Lake, this large campground boasts spectacular views of both Mount Bailey and Mount Thielsen, and offers visitors abundant recreational opportunities.

    Recreation

    At an elevation of 5,183 feet, Diamond Lake provides outdoor enthusiasts with a multitude of recreational opportunities year-round. The area offers a scenic backdrop for swimmers braving its cold, refreshing waters, and anglers casting a lines from boat or shoreline. Rainbow trout thrive in the lake, as it is stocked annually with 300,000 fingerlings. Bicyclists will enjoy riding on the 11-miles of paved trail around the lake, while hikers can head out for the day on one of many trails leaving from the area. Interpretive programs are offered on Saturday evenings at the campground amphitheater.

    Facilities

    At an elevation of 5,183 feet, Diamond Lake provides outdoor enthusiasts with a multitude of recreational opportunities year-round. The area offers a scenic backdrop for swimmers braving its cold, refreshing waters, and anglers casting a lines from boat or shoreline. Rainbow trout thrive in the lake, as it is stocked annually with 300,000 fingerlings. Bicyclists will enjoy riding on the 11-miles of paved trail around the lake, while hikers can head out for the day on one of many trails leaving from the area. Interpretive programs are offered on Saturday evenings at the campground amphitheater.

    Natural Features

    Explosive geologic events have shaped the distinctive landscape on the 984,602-acre Umpqua National Forest, and the area provides spectacular scenery as well as an abundance of natural and cultural resources. The translation of the word, "Umpqua," meaning "thundering waters," defines the area. High mountain lakes, heart-stopping rapids, peaceful ponds and thundering waterfalls, including the 272-foot Watson Falls on the North Umpqua Highway, are available to visitors. Several designated wilderness areas provide opportunities undisturbed solitude. Encompassing 19,100 acres, Boulder Creek Wilderness is an incredible landscape, with dense old growth forests and steep terrain that tower above Boulder Creek. The most popular area in Boulder Creek is Pine Bench. This flat area overlooking Boulder Creek is home to a grove of old growth Ponderosa pines. Diverse ecosystems support a wide range of habitat for wildlife common to the area. From eagles and owls, to salamanders and salmon, these species, along with many others, depend on surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams, and diverse forests to live.

    Nearby Attractions

    Access to Diamond Lake is within walking distance, and boat ramps and fish cleaning stations are accessible to visitors. A nearby resort offers bicycle, boat and horse rentals as well as lodging, restaurants, a grocery store, laundry facilities and fuel. Trails for hiking and mountain biking are within 10 miles of the campground. Visitors may want to take some time to visit nearby Crater Lake National Park, the only national park in Oregon! The amazing Crater Lake area offers a glimpse into the volcanic history of the area. The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), one of the world's premier National Scenic Trails, showcases some of North America's most fantastic scenery, winding its way its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington, and is accessible near the campground.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $16 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from North Waldo Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from North Waldo Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from North Waldo Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from North Waldo Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from North Waldo Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from North Waldo Lake

    4.

    North Waldo Lake

    12 Reviews
    40 Photos
    249 Saves
    Oakridge, Oregon

    Overview

    Waldo Lake is one of the largest natural lakes in Oregon. It offers a uniquely peaceful setting on the water and along remote shorelines, surrounded by forests of Douglas fir and mountain hemlock. Recreation in the area is abundant with the lake an ideal location for water activities like sailing, canoeing and swimming.

    Recreation

    Waldo Lake is circled by the Jim Weaver Loop, 20 miles of trail for hiking and biking. Bikes are allowed on the trails, but not in the nearby Waldo Lake Wilderness. There is also easy access to the Pacific Crest Trail and North Waldo is also a popular starting point for many wilderness trails and lakes, most notably the Rigdon, Wahanna and Torrey Lakes. There is a 1-mile Shoreline Trail between North Waldo Campground and Islet Campground which provides a short and pleasant hike along the lakeshore.

    Facilities

    Waldo Lake is circled by the Jim Weaver Loop, 20 miles of trail for hiking and biking. Bikes are allowed on the trails, but not in the nearby Waldo Lake Wilderness. There is also easy access to the Pacific Crest Trail and North Waldo is also a popular starting point for many wilderness trails and lakes, most notably the Rigdon, Wahanna and Torrey Lakes. There is a 1-mile Shoreline Trail between North Waldo Campground and Islet Campground which provides a short and pleasant hike along the lakeshore.

    Natural Features

    Situated high on the western slopes of the Oregon Cascades at 5,400 feet in elevation, Waldo Lake is one of the purest lakes in Oregon (9.8 square miles with a maximum depth of 427 feet). It has no permanent inlet to bring nutrients into the lake for plant growth. The lack of plant life contributes to its purity, allowing you to see to depths of 120 feet on a calm day.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $27 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Toketee Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Toketee Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Toketee Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Toketee Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Toketee Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Toketee Lake Campground

    5.

    Toketee Lake Campground

    20 Reviews
    61 Photos
    278 Saves
    Clearwater, Oregon

    Overview

    The North Umpqua Wild and Scenic River pauses at Toketee reservoir providing a secure home for a wide variety of wildlife. Here beaver and otter make their homes. Visitors are sometimes treated to seeing and hearing the beaver's tail slaps. Great blue heron and kingfishers are joined in fall and winter by ducks, geese, and bald eagles.

    Recreation

    Many people enjoy some of the state___s best German Brown trout fishing. Due to ongoing dam repair Toketee Lake is 2-3 feet lower than the boat ramp, so small non-powered boats are best. Toketee group site is located next to one of the trailheads for the famous North Umpqua Trail. This trail is a favorite for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders.

    Facilities

    Many people enjoy some of the state___s best German Brown trout fishing. Due to ongoing dam repair Toketee Lake is 2-3 feet lower than the boat ramp, so small non-powered boats are best. Toketee group site is located next to one of the trailheads for the famous North Umpqua Trail. This trail is a favorite for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders.

    Natural Features

    This group site offers a picturesque spot for small groups to gather. Lined with willow and mixed with maples and alders, this section of the river is very tranquil. The nearby footbridge offers great views of the river and lake.

    Nearby Attractions

    There are two spectacular waterfalls within a five-minute drive of the site. Watson Falls is 272 feet high and has a short trail to the base of the falls. During wetter months, be prepared to get a cool shower of fresh mountain water. Toketee Falls is an amazing two level falls flowing out of a basalt column wall. The viewing platform is less than a half mile down the trail. For faster paced recreation, there is the North Umpqua Trail. This is a very popular trail for mountain biking. Many bikers use Toketee as a base camp for exploring the North Umpqua Trail.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Armitage Park & Campground - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Armitage Park & Campground - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Armitage Park & Campground - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Armitage Park & Campground - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Armitage Park & Campground - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Armitage Park & Campground - a Lane County Park

    6.

    Armitage Park & Campground - a Lane County Park

    25 Reviews
    114 Photos
    193 Saves
    East Springfield, Oregon

    Located in Lane County's Eugene-Springfield metropolitan area, Armitage is a 64-acre oasis a few miles south of historic Coburg. Armitage offers visitors a full array of day use amenities including a paved boat ramp, ample trailer parking, volleyball and horseshoe pits, two dog parks (one for larger dogs and the other for smaller dogs, and several rentable large group picnic sites with electricity, cooking facilities, and drinking water.

    Its natural amenities include old growth deciduous and evergreen trees. A half-mile, self-guided interpretive trail constructed by the McKenzie Watershed Council winds through undeveloped portions of the park. Armitage is a favorite place to begin or end a boat trip, take a tranquil walk, and for large group picnic gatherings. Armitage also regularly serves as a staging area for emergency search and rescue training operations.

    Reservations are accepted both on-line, over the phone and in person. All reservations are charged a $10 reservation processing fee regardless of the modality used to reserve. Visit www.lanecountyor.gov/parks for more information and to learn about the other four Lane County campgrounds: Archie Knowles, Baker Bay, Harbor Vista and Richardson.

    • Open Year-round
    • Boat Ramp or Launch
    • Campsites (full or partial hook ups)
    • Campsites (no hook ups)
    • Caretaker/Host On Site
    • Courts
    • Festivals/Events
    • Group Campsites
    • Interpretive Feature
    • Laundry
    • Parking Lot
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Areas
    • Public Access to Waterway
    • Restrooms (portable or permanent)
    • Showers
    • Trails (hard surface)
    • Trails (soft surface)
    • Trailer Parking
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $20 - $39 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cedar Creek Campground

    7.

    Cedar Creek Campground

    5 Reviews
    12 Photos
    51 Saves
    Dorena, Oregon

    Situated on a river terrace and shaded by old-growth forest canopy, Cedar Creek Campground offers a glimpse into the best of South Oregon nature. Thanks to nearby trailheads and Brice Creek, the 10-site campground provides access to a diverse array of recreation opportunities, including hiking, mountain biking, photography, fishing, berry picking, and sunbathing. Facilities 9 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, and tent pads 1 double campsite with picnic table, fire pit, and tent pad No drinking water 2 vault toilets Garbage disposal 3 grey water waste sumps Map of Cedar Creek Campground (1,240 KB PDF) Cedar Creek Campground - Typical Site

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunset Cove Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunset Cove Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunset Cove Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunset Cove Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunset Cove Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sunset Cove Campground

    8.

    Sunset Cove Campground

    11 Reviews
    63 Photos
    122 Saves
    Crescent, Oregon

    Overview

    Located next to Odell Lake, Sunset Cove Campground is in the midst of sparkling lakes, tranquil streams and nearby scenic peaks that provide visitors with the perfect backdrop for fishing, boating, hiking and biking throughout the area.

    Recreation

    Odell Lake also offers beautiful campsites tucked away in thick forests and some excellent opportunities for water recreation as boating, fishing and wind surfing are all popular. Boats are the most effective way to fish this lake but be aware of afternoon winds as the lake can get rough. Both motorized and non-motorized boats are allowed on this body of water.

    Facilities

    Odell Lake also offers beautiful campsites tucked away in thick forests and some excellent opportunities for water recreation as boating, fishing and wind surfing are all popular. Boats are the most effective way to fish this lake but be aware of afternoon winds as the lake can get rough. Both motorized and non-motorized boats are allowed on this body of water.

    Natural Features

    This area offers a beautiful mix of Oregon forest types with Douglas fir, white fir, hemlock and a few ponderosa pines towering over a variety of springtime flowers. Huckleberry is common in the underbrush of the campground. Wildlife found in the area include deer, elk, pine martens, ravens, native fish and an occasional black bear. Diamond Peak stands as a sentinel over Odell Lake as one of the blue giants of the Deschutes National Forest and the most prominent peak in the nearby Diamond Peak Wilderness. At an elevation of 8,744 feet, this shield volcano formed as the entire Cascades mountain range was undergoing volcanic activity and uplift.

    Nearby Attractions

    Campers can explore wilderness areas, rivers, lakes and reservoirs, and approximately 1,600 miles of trails that comprise nearly 2.5 million acres within the Deschutes National Forest and the adjacent Ochoco National Forest. Visitors can enjoy traveling the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway, known as Oregon's Highway in the Sky, which climbs into the clouds on a 66-mile drive through the Cascade Range, weaving past snow-capped peaks and alpine lakes. Lava Lands Visitor Center in nearby Bend, Oregon, and the unique geological landscape of Newberry National Volcanic Monument draw visitors to the region as well. It is a great starting point for visitors to learn about the diverse landscape and history of the area through interpretive programs and exhibits. Visitors can also explore the Lava River Cave, located in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. At 5,211 feet in length, the northwest section of the cave is the longest continuous lava tube in Oregon. A nearby resort on Odell Lake offers lodging and a general store with camping supplies, coffee, snacks and fishing licenses.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Once your reservation start date has begun, neither the Recreation.gov Contact Center nor the campground manager will be able to modify your reservation.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $21 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Baker Bay Campgrounds & Marina - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker Bay Campgrounds & Marina - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker Bay Campgrounds & Marina - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker Bay Campgrounds & Marina - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker Bay Campgrounds & Marina - a Lane County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Baker Bay Campgrounds & Marina - a Lane County Park

    9.

    Baker Bay Campgrounds & Marina - a Lane County Park

    9 Reviews
    40 Photos
    43 Saves
    El Dorado Lake, Oregon

    The park includes a 48 site campground, playground, 27 slip marina with accommodations for some dry moorage, designated swimming area, boat ramp, two large group day use facilities with electricity and water features. Baker Bay has parking for 183 cars and 51 car/trailer. Campground features ADA restrooms and showers and a single vault restroom. Day use area has flushing restrooms, open picnic areas, horse shoe pits, and a volleyball court. A primitive trail on the east side of the campground runs 0.8 miles to the east property boundary.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $20 - $75 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens
    Camper-submitted photo from Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens
    Camper-submitted photo from Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens
    Camper-submitted photo from Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens
    Camper-submitted photo from Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens
    Camper-submitted photo from Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens

    10.

    Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens

    20 Reviews
    102 Photos
    179 Saves
    Willamette National Forest, Oregon

    Belknap Hot Springs is located on the McKenzie River, one of Central Oregon's hidden jewels and is great for camping near Eugene. Open 365 days of the year with our two mineral hot spring pools and many acres of gardens including the extravagant Secret Garden, Belknap offers a relaxing experience not soon to be forgotten. NO WALK IN TENT CAMPING STARTING November 1, 2019 until April 1st 2020.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $38 - $550 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Oakridge, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, Oakridge, OR offers a wide range of camping options, with 312 campgrounds and RV parks near Oakridge, OR and 20 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Oakridge, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Oakridge, OR is Casey's Riverside RV resort with a 4.8-star rating from 12 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Oakridge, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 20 free dispersed camping spots near Oakridge, OR.

What parks are near Oakridge, OR?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 19 parks near Oakridge, OR that allow camping, notably Fall Creek Lake and El Dorado Lake.