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10 Oregon Campsites for Your End of Summer Bucket List

There's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more summer camping trips.

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From the coast's rocky cliffs and sandy beaches to the waterfalls and pristine lakes in the Cascade Mountains, Oregon has more than a few ideal places to stake your tent. With the summer slowly but surely winding down, it's time to make sure you've gotten all you can out of these prized few months of sunny PNW bliss. We're just a few weeks out from the official end of summer, but we're willing to bet you can knock at least a couple of these spots of your list before then. Check out some of our favorite campsites in Oregon and send your summer of adventure out on a high note!

1. Hike and Camp at Smith Rock

Photo: Jessica Dales

2. Camp and Soak in Alvord Hot Springs

Photo: Josiah Roe

3. Camp at Lost Lake

Photo: Austin Jackson

4. Camp in Silver Falls State Park

Photo: Austin Jackson

5. Camp along the Shore at Sparks Lake

Photo: Eric Johnson

6. Camp and Hike Chinidere Mountain

Photo: Seth Whelden

7. Camp at Scott Lake

Photo: Elliot Kramer

8. Camp at Leslie Gulch

Photo: Mike Sanders

9. Camp at Nehalem Bay State Park

Photo: Andrew Hoang

10. Camp at Harris Beach SP

Photo: John Entwistle

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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