Carter Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
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Carter Lake Campground is located next to Carter Lake in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Campsites are nestled among Shore Pine, Sitka Spruce and Douglas-fir.

A trail leads from the campground to the dunes and beach. Campground has trailhead access for Carter Dune Trail #1335.

At a Glance

  • Camping: $20/Night for single unit, 2 vehicle limit; $5/Night for extra vehicle
  • Day use: $5/Day/Vehicle
Open Season: May 1 - Oct 31
Usage: Light
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age or Golden Access.*
  • Day use: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment. 
*Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees or multiple campsites.
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest
Information Center: Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Visitor Center

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From Florence OR, travel south on Highway 101 for 11 miles. Carter Lake Campground entrance is on the west side of Highway 101.

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Fishing ModeBank and boat
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