South Lake Dispersed Area

Area Status: Unreachable

At an elevation of 2400 feet, this area offers dispersed camping along the northern edge of the lake. The lake is stocked periodically with rainbow trout. There is access for launching non-motorized boats. 

A vault toilet is provided but no potable water. It is also the eastern trailhead of the Pioneer – Indian Trail.

At a Glance

Fees None
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Siuslaw National Forest
Information Center: Hebo Ranger District

General Information


From Highway 101 at Hebo Ranger District Office:

  • Travel north on Highway 101  for 4 miles to the town of Beaver, OR..
  • At Blaine Junction travel east on Upper Nestucca River Road for 5.8 miles to Forest Service Road 8533.
  • Go south 14.2 miles on Forest Service Road 8533/Forest Service Road 1400.
  • Turn left on Forest Service Road 1429
  • Continue 0.3 miles to camping area.

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2,400 feet