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Camping in Tillamook, Oregon

Chaitrali Datar
Tillamook, situated on the Northern Oregon Coast is an apt recipe for adventure with a perfect amalgamation of the sun, sand, beach and greenery.
Tillamook is called as Nature's playground of the Oregon coast owing to breathtaking scenery, and abundance of outdoor activities.
It's no wonder that it is a perfect place for camping.
Top Campgrounds in Tillamook
  • Tillamook Coast RV Park
  • Kilchis River County
  • Cape Lookout State Park
  • Must visit-Pleasant Valley RV Park.
One of the most sought after campgrounds, it is located between the Ocean side beach state park and Cape Me-ares Lighthouse.
Tillamook Coast RV Park
  • Fishing, boating, hiking trails, walking around the estuary.
  • For fish, look out for Coho Salmon, Steel head, coastal cutthroat variety.
  • Be sure to book your Angling Licence.
Top Activities to Do
It is a popular campground among the camping enthusiasts as the area is small but clean, also it is at a short drive from the ocean, where people can spend a whole day.
The Cape Mears State Lighthouse in RV park is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world.
It is located in Kilchis Park, 8 miles northeast of Tillamook. It is a well-forested area with huge trees. 
Kilchis River County Campground
Swimming (when water levels are low), basketball, volleyball, hiking (27 hiker sites) and fishing.
Top Activities to Do
It is a perfect campground especially for families with kids.
A popular campground, located on a sand-pit between the Netarts Bay and the ocean, it gives a terrific view of the beach!
Cape Look Out State Park
Beach combing is a popular activity along with collecting glass floats.
Top Activities to Do
There is also a popular trail which will give you a close-up with the native trees and you can relax in the green environs.
One of the best camping grounds in Tillamook, it has 7 acres of walking trails with a creek running in between.
Pleasant Valley RV Camping
With soothing greenery, tall trees and rabbits running around in the vicinity, you will literally be in nature's heaven in Pleasant Valley.
Apart from the usual camping activities (hiking, fishing, swimming), there are also nearby places you can visit which are worth exploring.
What makes this camping area special?
  • Bear Creek Artichokes (lunch and snack outlet)
  • Munson Creek Falls
  • Tilamook Air Museum
  • Tilamook Coliseum Theater
  • You can also do Kayaking in the coast.
  • Apart from the Camping grounds, Tillamook is home to a diverse range of hiking trails.
  • The area is spread across more than 800 miles.
Some Trivia on the Northern Oregon Coast
The campground is also home to the well-known Three Capes Scenic Loop. You can witness breathtaking views of the ocean, The Three Arch Rocks, Nerarts Bay and Haystack Rock on this coast.
Most of the campgrounds have a pet friendly policy, however you need to check before booking. The booking of every campground differs but the earlier you book the better it would be for you. Always remember to carry a good sleeping bag with you.
Some Tips
Happy and Safe Camping!!!