Spring Creek Dispersed Area

Spring Creek Dispersed Area Named for a tiny creek that roughly parallels I-84, Spring Creek Dispersed Area is an area of Wallowa-Whitman National Forest popular with campers, hikers, and hunters. Forest road NF-21 takes you into the heart of the area where you will find numerous other roads branching off it, leading you to dozens ... Read more

White River West Sno-Park

White River West Sno-Park, Government Camp, OR Located right along the headwaters of White River, right at the base of Mt. Hood, White River West Sno-Park is a popular area for hikers, photographers, and campers wanting what is perhaps the BEST viewing of Mt. Hood. This is otherwise a large, paved parking lot that sees ... Read more

Threemile Canyon Park

Threemile Canyon Park, Boardman, OR When construction began on the John Day Dam near Rufus, OR, it went on to create numerous fishing camps further upstream along the Columbia River. One of those camps was Threemile Canyon Park. Originally, it was meant to provide Columbia River Indian Tribes with a place to continue their heritage ... Read more

Rufus Landing Recreation Area

Rufus Landing Recreation Area – Rufus, Oregon When they began building the John Day Dam in 1958, the Army Corps of Engineers dredged up tons of gravel and rock from the river bed, and deposited it in various places along the Columbia River Gorge. One of their primary dumping grounds eventually turned into Rufus Landing Recreation Area. ... Read more

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 ... Read more

Dispersed Camping Near Crater Lake National Park

There is plenty of dispersed camping near Crater Lake National Park because its almost entirely surrounded by Fremont Winema National Forest and Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest. These forests allow dispersed camping up to 14 days.

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.