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Group campsite reservations

Campgrounds are first come, first served, except:

  • Group campsites in the Tillamook State Forest, see heading below "group campsite reservations and use policies." 
  • Northrup Creek Horse Camp in the Clatsop State Forest, visit the reserve a campsite page.
  • Santiam Horse Camp in the Santiam State Forest, closed due to wildfire.

ODF offers three types of camping opportunities: Developed campgrounds, designated campsites outside of regular campgrounds, and dispersed camping. Visit the camping on Oregon's state forests page for more information. 

Group campsite reservations and use policies

Group campsites are available on the Tillamook State Forest at the Jones Creek Campground, Nehalem Falls Campground and Browns Camp OHV Campground and Staging Area only.

In compliance with Oregon Health Authority recommendations, we are not accepting group campsite reservations at this time in an effort to discourage large group gatherings. Please check back periodically for updates.

In compliance with Oregon Health Authority recommendations​, we are not accepting group campsite reservations at this time in an effort to discourage large group gatherings. Please check back periodically for updates.​

  • The campground stay limit is 14 days.

  • Each group campsite will accommodate 10-20 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 will be excluded from making future reservations.

  • Only one reservation per group/family, per calendar year.

  • Group campsites are for camping activities only. They are not available for event rentals such as weddings, memorial services, class reunions, company picnics, etc. The Tillamook Forest Center has rental facilities available for those interested in hosting such events in the Tillamook State Forest.

  • When notified that your reservation request is accepted, a non-refundable deposit of $50 per night for up to 3 nights is required. Payment instructions will be included in the reservation confirmation email.

  • The per-night price for the group site is $50. The fee includes 6 vehicles and 10-20 people.

  • A signed Group Site Agreement must be returned with your deposit. The agreement will be included in the reservation confirmation notice.

  • Your deposit will be credited to your camping fees. Balance must be paid in full upon arrival.

  • Contact ODF (Nehalem/Jones: 503-842-2545, Browns Camp: 503-357-2191) if you will be late or cannot arrive on the first day of your reservation. If you do not arrive by 1:00 p.m. on the second day of your reservation, your deposit and reservation are forfeited.

  • 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 p.m. 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.


Forest Grove District office
801 Gales Creek Road
Forest Grove, OR 97116

Tillamook District office
5005 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

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