Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

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Major Features & Activities

Major Features & Activities:
  • Camping
  • Reservable
  • Cabin (ADA)
  • Yurt (ADA)
  • Deluxe Yurt (ADA)
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Hot Shower
  • Open Year Round
  • Restrooms Flush
  • Viewpoint
  • Fishing
  • Hiker Biker
  • Cabins/Yurts Pets OK (ADA)
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park is located less than a mile from the famous Salmon Harbor on Winchester Bay. The campground and developed day use areas are centered around beautiful Lake Marie. Access to this small freshwater lake is provided for angling and non-motorized boating. There is also a small sandy beach set aside for swimming or just relaxing.

The small overnight campground offers RV and tent campsites, along with two beautiful one-room log cabins. These warm and cozy cabins sleep four comfortably. They also have covered porches which overlook picturesque Lake Marie. Rustic and deluxe yurts are also available in the campground . Showers and restrooms are centrally located. This beautiful and quiet campground has yet to be discovered by crowds of camping enthusiasts.

The park is centered in the stretch of towering sand dunes protected by the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. These dunes, many of which reach heights of 500 feet or more, are ideal for the off-road enthusiast, or for the person who enjoys the magnificent wonders of nature. For more information about the dunes and the recreational opportunities offered, contact the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area visitor center in nearby Reedsport.

The Umpqua River Lighthouse towers above the entrance to Winchester Bay. The 65-foot tower contains a distinctive lens which emits a red and white flash. The lighthouse and adjacent museum are operated and maintained by the Douglas County Parks Department.  For information about museum and lighthouse tours, call (541) 271-4631.

Campground info

  • 12 full hookup sites
  • Eight electrical sites with water
  • 23 tent sites with water nearby
  • Two rustic yurts (one pet-friendly)
  • Six deluxe yurts (three pet-friendly)
  • Two rustic log cabins (one pet-friendly)
  • Hiker/biker camp
  • Hot showers and flush toilets

Universal Access
One deluxe yurt is accessible to campers with disabilities.