Learn about camping and boondocking in Oregon

Rules for Using Rest Areas in Oregon

The official set of rules adopted by the Oregon Department of Transportation regarding the public use of its rest areas.

Oregon Camping Laws and Regulations

All the laws and regulations within the State of Oregon that pertain to camping, campfires, and other activities associated with camping, including overnight parking.

A Guide to Boondocking in Oregon

Boondocking in Oregon! Boondocking in Oregon is highly popular due to the state having twelve (12) national forests and a national grassland. It is also abundant with BLM lands, including lands from other federal agencies like Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation. Oregon also runs a very generous state trust land program for recreational activity. Oregon Boondocking Map This Oregon Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews… [AK] [AL] [AR] [AZ] [CA] [CO] [CT] [DE] [FL] [GA] [HI] ... Read more

Oregon Rest Area Map

The Oregon Rest Area Map presented below was created from geospatial data and official state road maps published by the Oregon Department of Transportation.

Oregon Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking permitted at an Oregon Rest Area? How many hours can you stay at an Oregon Rest Area? Is camping permitted at an Oregon Rest Area?

Camping on Oregon State Trust Lands

Camping on Oregon State Trust Lands is open to everyone and is free of cost. The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) maintains an open policy of allowing the public to enter its State Trust Lands and enjoy a wide variety of recreation with few rules.