Derrick Road Dispersed Camping Area

Area Status: Open

Dispersed camping and day use area with access to the northern end of Sand Lake Recreation Area OHV area. Sites offer vault toilets and fire rings.  No water available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Expect limited or no services and be prepared to pack out all waste.
Reservations: No reservations
Fees: $5/vehicle/day or valid recreation pass
Usage: Heavy
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required for day use parking AND/or sand camping for each day (not night) you are camping on the sand. Recreation Passes that will cover the fee include: 
  • Daily Digital passes purchased online from (Get it before you go!)
  • Annual Northwest Forest Passes
  • Interagency passes, such as Senior and Military passes
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest
Information Center: Hebo Ranger District

General Information


Located 10 miles north of Pacific City, OR on County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road).  Travel 4 miles to the stop sign and turn right on County Road 871 ( Sandlake Road) for 1 mile and turn right on Galloway Road, then two miles to Derrick Road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


OHV Camping

Dispersed camping area located at the north end of the Sand Lake OHV Recreation Area

OHV Open Area Riding

Class of Vehicle All classes: I, II, III

Related Information

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180 feet