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Vincent Creek Campground


Campground Description:  Vincent Creek Campground is owned and operated by the US Bureau of Land Management.  Vincent Creek Campground is at the confluence of Smith River and Vincent Creek.  This Smith River in Oregon is often confused with the Smith River near the Oregon/California boarder.  Vincent Creek Campground is a small campground that offers no services other than pit toilets and isn't a traditional campground.  The campground is essentially a large open field without marked campsites.  There are a few areas in the trees surrounding the open field for camping.  Activities at Vincent Creek Campground include fishing, swimming, bird watching, plant identification and occasional mammal spotting.  Shopping and services are available in Reedsport.  Open from May 31 to September 30 every year.  Reservations are not possible.  Holding a campsite for another party that has not arrived is against the law in Oregon - significant penalties are applicable>

Number of Sites:  5

Electricity:  No

Water:  No

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  No

Directions:  From Highway 101 Northbound or Southbound - follow Hwy 101 to just north of Reedsport, turn east onto Smith River Road. Follow for 30.4 miles to Vincent Creek Campground

Fishing:  Fishing is the best part of camping at Vincent Creek Campground.  Fish for small mouth Bass from the river bank or in a motorized or non-motorized boat.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Poor because the surrounding trees offer just a small swath of the sky.  For those using computerized telescopes, the exact location is 43.792608 N, 123.776989 W

Nearby Golfing: 

Forest Hills Country Club

1 Country Club Road
Reedsport, OR  97467-1867
United States
Forest Hills Country Club

Contact Information: 

Bureau of Land Management
Coos Bay District
1300 Airport Lane
North Bend,OR,97459
Vincent Creek Campground

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The sign at the entrance to Vincent Creek Campground


The restrooms at Vincent Creek Campground are modern pit toilets


A general area map showing the location of both Vincent Creek Campground and Smith River Falls Campground. Reedsport is to the far left.


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