Driftwood is an off-road vehicle-oriented campground that offers direct sand access to the thrilling Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Designated off-road vehicle routes and open riding zones are both nearby, making this campground a premier destination for off-roading enthusiasts. Driftwood attracts riders looking for the action of dune riding combined with the comfort of camping in a developed campsite.
This is an outstanding destination for off-road vehicle enthusiasts. The Driftwood II off-road vehicle route begins at the campground and leads riders north into a large section of open sand dunes. This riding area extends all the way to South Jetty Road.
For added variety, visitors can enjoy beachcombing, swimming, sunbathing, and watching sea birds at the nearby beach. If in season, whales may be spotted in the ocean as well.
For other non-motorized hiking opportunities, visitors can explore the Waxmyrtle Trail, which follows the Siltcoos River from Waxmyrtle Campground to the beach. Elsewhere, visitors can hike the Lagoon Trail, which circles the Lagoon Campground.
The layout of the campground is a large parking lot with designated camping sites. Most sites have a picnic table and campfire ring, but RV pull-through sites 49-58 do not have these amenities. The campground has flush toilets, drinking water, and trash and recycling collection.
Coin-operated showers are temporarily unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience!
Driftwood sits in the heart of Oregon's coastal dunes, a short distance from the beaches of the Pacific Coast. The Siltcoos River, which flows from Siltcoos Lake into the Pacific Ocean, is also nearby.
The campground is surrounded by coastal vegetation, including shore pine, waxmyrtle, huckleberry, and salal. A large section of open dunes is located north of the campground, with a designated off-road vehicle route leading riders through the forest to the open sand.
A wide variety of wildlife species are present in this area.
The nearby Siltcoos Lake offers bass, cutthroat trout, and rainbow trout fishing. Canoes and kayaks can also float the Siltcoos River.
For additional hiking opportunities, check out the Siltcoos Lake Trail and Taylor Dunes Trail, which are both located along Highway 101.
South Jetty offers additional staging areas and riding areas for off-road vehicles.
Normally, a campsite will be released to first-come, first-serve status if it is not occupied within the first 24 hours of the arrival time on the reservation. This campground does not have any first-come, first-serve sites available at this time; with this in mind, the 24-hour arrival policy is temporarily suspended until further notice.