Loon Lake Recreation Site


The Bureau of Land Managements Loon Lake Recreation site, which includes the campground, beach/day-use facilities, and boat ramp, will not open for the 2020 summer season because work to repair storm damage at the site is not complete. Information about when it will be possible to make camping reservations will be made available as soon as construction nears completion.
THE REST OF THE LAKE IS OPEN AND CAN BE ACCESSED FROM EAST SHORE CAMPGROUND OR LOON LAKE LODGE.
Reservation information www.blm.gov or www.recreation.gov
Loon Lake is a popular recreation area 20 miles east of Reedsport, Oregon. It is one of the coast's few campgrounds with a warm, sandy beach. The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, boating, and water play. Campsites, some of which are ADA accessible, are available for tent and small trailer/RV camping.


Facilities

The campground provides flush toilets, paved roads, vehicle parking, and an amphitheater. Sites contain picnic tables and fire rings. The campground opens the Thursday before Memorial Day weekend and closes at the end of September.

Nearby attractions

The Oregon Coast offers a myriad of exciting recreational activities, including hiking, fishing, scenic driving, tidepools and wandering the expansive beaches. Loon Lake is less than an hour from charming Winchester Bay on the Pacific Ocean. The town of Reedsport, Oregon is just 20 miles away, and lies near the confluence of three rivers. The town is just outside the vast Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, where visitors enjoy hiking, paddling, wildlife viewing, camping, picnicking, sand play, beach access and OHV riding.

Natural feaures

The campground is situated in the Coast Mountain Range in southwestern Oregon. Douglas fir, western hemlock and western red cedar trees forest this beautiful site. Loon Lake covers 260 acres, is 2 miles long and 190' deep.

Recreation

Loon Lake provides excellent boating, fishing, swimming and water play opportunities. Visitors can also enjoy relaxing on the sandy beach.


Driving directions to Loon Lake Recreation Site

From I-5 in Oregon, take the Drain Exit south of Cottage Grove.Travel 43 miles west on State HWY 38 to Loon Lake Road, 4 miles west of Scottsburg. From US HWY 101 in Reedsport, travel 13 miles east on State HWY 38 to Loon Lake Road. Watch for Loon Lake Recreation Area sign on HWY 38 between mileposts 13 and 14. Turn south onto Loon Lake Road, travel 7 miles to the Recreation Area. The entrance is on the right, between the large boulders.

Location and contact info

Loon Lake Road, OR 97467

For campground inquires, please call:COOS BAY DISTRICT OFFICE MAIN NUMBER 541-756-0100

Loon Lake Recreation Site details

  • Campfire allowed
  • Checkin time: 12:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 11:00 AM
  • Max num of people: 6
  • Max num of vehicles: 1
  • Max vehicle length: 0
  • Pets allowed
Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

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Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

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Amenities at Loon Lake Recreation Site

  • other

    Shade

  • supplies

    Picnic table


Activities at Loon Lake Recreation Site

Educational programs

Camping

Boating

Fishing

Amphitheater

Swimming

Water activities


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