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Tillamook State Forest Group Campsite Reservations
Thank you for visiting the group site reservation page.
All other campsites in the Tillamook State Forest are available
on a first come, first serve basis.
The Tillamook State Forest operates three group campsites. There is one family group site located at Jones Creek and one located at Nehalem Falls Campground. There is also an OHV group site located at the Browns Camp OHV Campground and Staging Area.
Each group campsite will accommodate up to 20 people, 6 vehicles, and 5 tents. Group sites are intended for use by no less than 10 people. If you reserve a site and less than 10 people occupy the site, you shall be excluded from making future reservations. Please check the availability calendar prior to making a request. Reservations are accepted online only. Phone reservations are not available.
Camping Season:
  • Jones Creek and Nehalem Falls Campground will open on Friday, May 22, 2015, and will close for the season on Monday, September 21, 2015.
  • Browns Camp OHV Campground and Staging Area will open on Friday, April 3, 2015 and will close for the season on Monday, November 2, 2015
Group Site Reservations 2016
Group Campsite Policies:
2016 group campsite reservation requests will be accepted beginning on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. (0700 hours). All requests are time and date stamped and will be processed in the order in which they are received. Requests received prior to 7:00 a.m. (0700 hours) on Monday, January 4, 2016 will not be processed. Reservation confirmations will be emailed beginning on Monday, January 11, 2016.
The campground stay limit is 14 days in a 28-day period, maximum of two weekends per month.
  1. Only one holiday weekend reservation (Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day) per group/family, per calendar year.
  2. Reservation requests will be accepted January 4, 2016 through April 30, 2016. 
  3. When notified that your reservation request is accepted, a non-refundable deposit of $25 per night for up to 3 nights is required.  Payment instructions will be included in the reservation confirmation notice.
  4. A signed Group Site Agreement must be returned with your deposit. The agreement will be included in the reservation confirmation notice.
  5. Your deposit will be credited to your camping fees. Balance must be paid in full upon arrival.
  6. Contact ODF if you will be late or cannot arrive on the first day of your reservation. If you do not arrive by 1 p.m. (1300 hours) on the second day of your reservation, your deposit and reservation are forfeited.
  7. Browns Camp is an OHV Campground.  Campers reserving Browns Camp #23 must have a trail-ready ATV, motorcycle, side by side or four-wheel drive in the site by 1:00 PM of the second day of the reservation.  Campers who do not have a trail-ready OHV in their site will be required to leave and will forfeit their deposit.


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