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Smith River Falls Campground
Campground Description: Smith River Falls Campground is owned and operated by the US Bureau of Land Management. Smith River Falls Campground is on the Smith River in Oregon and is often confused with the Smith River near the Oregon/California boarder. The Smith River Falls Campground is located on the Smith River just above the falls. This small campground offers no services other than pit toilets, but it is a gem of a campground. The roads and parking spots are all paved as is the boat launch. Activities 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: 10
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 26.4 miles to Smith River Falls Campground
Fishing: Fishing is the best part of camping at Smith River Falls Campground. Fish for small mouth Bass from the river bank or in a motorized or non-motorized boat.
Astronomy Opportunities: None due to the tree canopy
Nearby Golfing:Forest Hills Country Club 1 Country Club Dr Reedsport, OR 97467-1867 United States 541-271-2626 Forest Hills Country Club
Contact Information:Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District 1300 Airport Lane North Bend,OR,97459 541-756-0100 Smith River Falls Campground
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The sign announcing that campers have arrived at Smith River Falls Campground
The restrooms at Smith River Falls Campground are modern pit toilets
All of the roads and RV camping or tenting parking areas are paved at Smith River Falls Campground
All of the camping sites at Smith River Falls Campground offer fire pits and picnic tables
One of the few but desireable river view camp sites at Smith River Falls Campground
The boat launch at Smith River Falls Campground
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