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Sixes River Campground


Campground Description:  Sixes River Campground is owned and operated by the Bureau of Land Management.  Sixes River Campground is most popular with two specific groups of people: 1)fishermen and 2) gold seekers.  In the mid 1850s gold was discovered in the area.  Still today, people come to the Sixes River to try their luck at panning.  Fishermen come to the Sixes River to fish for native Steelhead, Salmon and sea run cutthroat trout.  Sixes River Campground offers tent camping and has RV camping sites big enough for larger motor homes.  Groceries and some shopping is available in Port Orford.  Open April 1 to September 30.  Reservations are not possible.

Number of Sites:  19

Electricity:  No

Water:  Yes

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  No.  The nearest waste disposal is at the Chevron station in Port Orford.  A small fee is required

Directions:  From Highway 101 northbound or southbound, drive to the town of Sixes.  Turn east on Sixes River Road and follow for approximately 11 miles to the campground.

Fishing:  In season fish for native Steelhead and Salmon.  Sixes River also supports sea run cutthroat trout.

Astronomy Opportunities:  None, there are too many trees

Nearby Golfing: 

Cedar Bend Golf Course
34391 Cedar Valley Rd
Gold Beach, OR 97444
Cedar Bend Golf Course
Bandon Face Rock Golf Course
3235 Beach Loop Dr SW
Bandon, OR 97411
Bandon Face Rock Golf Course

Contact Information: 

Coos Bay District
Bureau of Land Management
1300 Airport Lane
North Bend, OR 97459
(541) 756-0100
Sixes River Campground

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The sign at the entrance to Sixes River Campground


Sixes River Campground offers modern pit toilets


All of the roads and campsites at Sixes River Campground are gravel


Some camp sites at Sixes River Campground are big enough for large motor homes


One of the tent camping sites at Sixes River Campground


The Sixes River at Sixes River Campground


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