County Campgrounds

The Tillamook County Parks Department operates six county campgrounds totaling 574 plus campsites from Barview to Pacific City. To make the process of obtaining reservations easier, earlier this year the county launched a new online reservation system which can be accessed at: reservations.co.tillamook.or.us.

There are four boat launch facilities near Garibaldi: Aldervale, Lake Lytle, Nehalem Landing and Roy Creek. There are 10 more in Central County and six in South County. The county also operated 10-day use recreations areas.

For detailed information about all county-run camping and recreation facilities, call the individual campgrounds at the numbers listed above or visit the county parks website at www.co.tillamook.or.us/gov/Parks/default.htm.

Barview Campground Cabins

Barview Jetty  Park and Campground

The campground closest to Garibaldi is Barview Jetty on the north shore of Tillamook Bay.  It’s a great experience for those wanting the beauty of the bar and the jetty, along with a quiet and classy beach area.  This is the closest ocean beach area to Garibaldi.

Barview is just 1⁄2 mile north of Garibaldi on Highway 101. The campground, operated by the county, offers excellent surf and jetty fishing, scuba diving, surfing, sightseeing and beachcombing opportunities, restrooms and showers, 73 full hook-ups and 242 tent sites. For more information and reservations, call 503-322-3522.

Kilchis River County Campground

Located off Kilchis River Road five minutes northeast of Tillamook, the 1,100-acre campground sits in a picturesque wooded valley along the Kilchis River. The park features 63 RV or tent sites, a playground and hot showers. Day use facilities include fishing and drift boating along the Kilchis River as well as swimming and hiking trails. For reservations call (503) 842-6694.

Kilchis River Campground
Trask River Campground

Trask River County Campground

This beautiful campground sits in an evergreen forest at the confluence of the south and main branches of the Trask River. Amenities at the facility, off Trask River Road 12 miles east of Tillamook, include 112 RV or tent sites, vault restrooms, a playground and group camping facilities. Day use include bank fishing, swimming and hiking along the Trask River. For reservations call (503) 842-4559.

Whalen Island County Campground & Park

Located 4.5 miles north of Pacific City on the Three Capes Scenic Loop, Whalen Island is an 8-acre overnight campground and day-use facility. It is surrounded on three sides by the Sand Lake Estuary and abuts the 200-acre Oregon State Park Natural Area.  Shore birds and Bald Eagles are common sights. Park facilities consist of 34 campsites (no hookups), dump station and rest rooms. It is popular for fishing, crabbing, swimming and hiking. Pets are allowed on leash. The island is closed in winter. For information during the summer call (503) 965-6085.

Kilchis River Campground

The county operates two other campgrounds in South County: The Webb County Campground in Pacific City and the Woods Campground in Cloverdale. For information and reservations call (503) 965-5001.