TILLICUM BEACH CAMPGROUND
Tillicum Beach Campground provides beautiful ocean views and the soothing sounds of waves from almost every campsite. This year-round
campground has access to 4 miles of beautiful, sandy, beach. Many campers come in December and January for whale and storm watching.
With just the right storms, the agate beds are uncovered! Find Tillicum about 4 miles south of Waldport and 4 miles north of Yachats on Hwy
101. Click on Plants and Animals to download free picture guides of campground and beach life.
This beautiful central Oregon Coast campground is in the Siuslaw National Forest and is open
year-round. The campground sits, on a cliff, approximately 30 feet above the sandy beach which is
accessible by stairway. The grassy campsites provide a relaxing and romantic setting for watching
shore birds, sea lions, whales, commercial crabbers and sunsets. Just minutes to the south are the tiny
resort town of Yachats and the incredible trail system at Cape Perpetua. Waldport, a quaint port town,
is just 3.5 miles to the north and provides access to crabbing, fishing and boating on the Alsea Bay.
59 developed campsites, including 7 with 30 amp, electric, and water hookups, provide plenty
of room for campers from tents to large RV’s. 20 to 40 campsites, including the hookup sites,
are available throughout the winter months. Campsites range from full sun to full shade and
each have a picnic table and fire ring. Campsites range from back in to pull through and
ocean-front to just ocean-view. Modern restrooms are accessible for persons with disabilities.
A separate Day Use area provides parking and tables for picnicking and beach combing.
Camping and parking fees are posted and must be paid in advance. Some campsites
are reservable, during the summer, through www.recreation.gov. (Search for "Tillicum",
not "Tillicum Beach" to reserve.) Campfires are allowed in the fire rings and firewood is
available for purchase from the manager. The closest RV dump and showers are in
Waldport. Fish in the surf or go to Waldport to launch your boat at the public boat
launch or fish\crab off the public dock. Download this free picture guide of beach critters.
Tillicum Beach Campground is open year-round. The Area Manager and a Campground
Host care for the facility. Two stairways provide beach access. You can walk for miles on the
long stretch of sandy beach during normal tides. The campground contains many of the
trees and shrubs typical of the Oregon Coast. Flush toilets, but no showers, are provided.
Campers may pay for a shower at the Newport Swimming pool or at Washburn State Park.
Workamping at Tillicum Beach Campground:
Campground Hosts and the Area Managers are located close to the entrance in the full hookup sites.
The views are hard to beat as you do your daily tasks. Area Managers care for Tillicum and other
campgrounds along Hwy 101, to Florence, and 27 miles up the Alsea Hwy. Contact: American Land &
Leisure for more info on workamping in this and other USDA Forest Service campgrounds in Oregon.