Many coast state and federal parks are open for day-use, and some state parks are opening for camping starting on June 9.
Coast State Parks
Check the Park Status Map for regular updates on open parks. Camping reservations are accepted online and by phone at 800-452-5687. New reservations will be accepted one to two weeks in advance only. For more information about state park open areas, please visit the FAQ webpage.
Please note that staffing and services at Oregon State Parks will be limited due to a loss of revenue from the COVID-19 closures. Visitors should plan for the following service reductions and changes:
- Some restrooms may be closed
- Firewood, ice and convenience items may not be available
- Some restroom and shower facilities are closed
- In some cases, booths and visitor service centers will be closed
- Campfire restrictions may be in place because of limited local firefighting resources (even if it is raining)
Coos Bay District of the Bureau of Land Management
In addition to state parks, federal parks are opening in phases. The Bureau of Land Management, Coos Bay District has reopened access to the following day use sites:
- Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
- Storm Ranch at New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern
- North Spit Boat Ramp
In addition, the following recreation areas and activities continue to be available:
- Bastendorff Beach
- Blue Ridge Trail System
- North Spit of Coos Bay, including the trail system
- Doerner Fir Trail
- Floras Lake Day Use
- Lost Lake Day Use
- Dispersed camping
Visitors should be aware that sanitation services may be limited, and restrooms may take additional time to reopen. Developed campgrounds and the Nature Center at New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern remain closed until further notice.
Siuslaw and Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
Many developed recreation sites on the Siuslaw National Forest are open as part of a phased reopening process. With some exceptions, most national forest boat ramps, day-use sites, trailheads, and some off-highway vehicle staging areas on the Oregon dunes are available for day use, in many cases with limited or no services. Visitors are strongly encouraged to follow state and local guidelines for physical distancing.
For more information and the complete list of recreation sites that are open on the Siuslaw National Forest, check http://go.usa.gov/xdzAE. The website is updated regularly and the list of open sites may change with little notice. Visitors should review the list prior to leaving home to ensure their destination is open for use. Campgrounds and some visitor centers remain closed.
When recreating, the public is advised to follow local area health orders, practice Leave No Trace principles, practice social distancing and avoid high-risk outdoor activities such as large gatherings.