Are you planning a trip to the Oregon sand dunes? The dunes are so much fun, but if you have never visited the Oregon Dunes before you may not know where the best camping spots are.
To help you plan your dune trip, I have gathered this list of the best Oregon sand dunes camping locations.
Oregon Sand Dunes Camping
These are perfect if you are camping in an RV, Tent, or even wanting to rent a cabin at one of the campgrounds.
The Oregon dunes is a large area with many different places to ride and camp. I hope that this list helps you to plan the perfect place to camp while on your dune trip.
1. Box Car Hill
This first campground is located right next to the dunes and is also the closest campground to Coos Bay and North Bend, OR which are the largest cities near the Oregon Dunes.
Box Car Hill is one of the newest full service camping facilities near the Oregon Dunes. They opened in 2012 and the campground is on over 70 acres that connects right to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.
The best thing about Box Car Hill is that you can ride from your campsite and be right on the dunes in just a couple minutes. Many campgrounds have a long ride to the dunes, but not this one.
You will find 60 large RV sites, 32 spaces that have full hookups and 28 spaces have water and electrical services.
There are also nice restrooms, showers and Wifi. There is a campground store and also sites that have a view of the bay. Prices range from $25 to $64 depending on the season.
For more information visit the Boxcar Campground website.
2. Horsfall Campground
The Horsfall Campground and day use area is located right next to the beach and the dunes.
It is also just down the road from the first campground on the list which makes it a short drive to North Bend / Coos Bay Oregon in case you need to make a trip into town.
Another great thing about this campground is that you can ride right from your camping site to the dunes. The layout of this campground is a large parking lot with designated camping sites.
There are a total of 70 campsites with no hookups or electricity available. They do have restrooms and showers. The fee to camp is $25 per single unit, two vehicle limit.
For more information visit the Horsfall Campground website.
Located outside North Bend, OR this camping area is more of a dispersed campground. If you are wanting to do some true on the sand camping then this is a great option.
You can only access these sites with 4×4 as you will be driving through soft sand to get to your site.
There are 25 sites total and no hookups, water, showers, or bathrooms. Campsites are available year round, but can fill up quickly during the peak seasons. Prices are $10/night for a standard site and $20 per night for a group site.
For more information visit the Hauser Camping website.
4. Mytlewood Factory
This campground and RV park is located about 3 miles outside North Bend, OR. They offer 86 paved campsites on a large open parking area that is about 2/10 of a mile from the dune riding area.
You can ride right to the dunes from your camping spot down a small dirt road.
They also have a gift shop, a small store, and wifi. There are portable toilets only and no hookups. The prices are $25 per site ($30 on holidays) and $5 for extra vehicles.
For more information visit the Mytlewood Factory RV website.
5. Oregon Dunes KOA
This is another campground located right outside North Bend Oregon. This KOA has dune access. You can ride to the dunes from your campsite. They also have full hook up sites, wifi, rental cabins, laundry, and a gift shop.
They have other fun activities for when you are not on the dunes. There is a playground for the kids, a jump pad, paddle boats, a dog park, zip line, and fishing.
There are rental cabins, including the option to stay in a covered wagon or a train caboose. Campsites are an average of $59 to $75 per night. Some sites could be more or less depending on the size and date.
For more information visit the Oregon Dunes KOA website.
6. Riley Ranch Campground
Located about 6 miles north of North Bend Oregon, this campground also allows dune access right from your campground.
There are 92 campsites with water and electrical hookups, but no wifi. They also have 2 cabins available for rent.
There are also restrooms and showers. The northern part of the campground borders a small lake and is perfect for fishing.
For more information visit the Riley Ranch website.
7. Spinreel Campground
This is a forest service campground and it is located right next to the dunes near North Bend Oregon.
This campground has no electrical hookups or dump stations. They do have drinking water, toilets, and picnic tables. All the campsites are paved and cost $25 per night.
For more information visit the Spinreel Campground website.
8. Umpqua Dunes RV Park
This RV park is located in Winchester Bay Oregon. This RV park and campground was formerly known as Discovery Point and is now owned and operated by the County.
They have cabins, bathrooms, showers, wifi and full hook ups. Half of the park has recently been renovated and they have added many new rv sites.
The front half of the park offers ocean views, and you can see the dunes from the back half of the park. You can ride to the dunes right from your campsite. Prices range from $55 – $65 per night.
For more information visit the Umpqua Dunes RV Park website.
9. Winchester Bay RV Park
This RV park is also located in Winchester Bay, but is farther away from the dunes than the Umpqua campground. You have to ride down the road for about a mile to access the dunes.
While it is farther away, it is a nice RV park. It is right on the ocean, so it offers some beautiful views. They have restrooms, showers, rental cabins and a recreation building.
The sites are full hookup and cost about $44 to $160 per night depending on the season and the specific site that you choose.
For more information visit the Winchester Bay RV park website.
10. Driftwood II Campground
This campground is located about 20 minutes to the town of Florence Oregon. This campground offers direct access to the dunes right from your campsite. The layout is like a large parking lot with designated camping sites.
There are no hookups for RVs, but there are bathrooms and showers available. Sites are $25 per night.
For more information visit the Driftwood II Campground website.
I hope that this list of the best Oregon sand dunes camping locations helps you to plan your dune trip and find the perfect place to camp. The Oregon sand dunes are such as beautiful place and it has some amazing riding.
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