Miller Bar Camping and Day Use Area

Area Status: Open

Miller Bar is operated as a dispersed site, and is located on large river bar on the beautiful Wild and Scenic Chetco River. Enjoy summer fun in the crystal clear waters of this outstanding river! A few shaded spots can be found along the treeline. Tents or small trailers only. Camping on the gravel bar during the winter months is discouraged due to the frequency of high water events.


  • Camp where you want
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage disposal from Memorial Day through Labor Day

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
  • $10 for each vehicle
Usage: Medium-Heavy
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires allowed if no fire restrictions in place
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
Closest Towns:
  • Brookings, OR
Water: No drinking water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Gold Beach Ranger District

General Information


From Brookings, Oregon, turn off US Highway 101 onto the North Bank, Chetco River Road (County Road 784). This becomes Forest Road 1376. Miller Bar is approximately 2 miles from the Forest boundary on Forest Road 1376.

General Notes:
  • Map Location: Township 39 South, Range 12 West, Section 30

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100 feet