Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park

  Construction Advisory 10/07/16
Valley Trail Bridge closed. No current available detour.
Major park features and activities.  ADA means some or all are ADA accessible.

  • Camping
  • Yurt
  • Hiking Trails
  • Dump Station
  • Picnicking
  • Restrooms Flush
  • Wildlife
  • Beach Access
  • Fishing
  • Hiker Biker
  • Hot Shower
  • Open Year Round
  • Cabins/Yurts Pets OK

 
Major Park Features:
  • Camping
  • Yurt
  • Hiking Trails
  • Dump Station
  • Picnicking
  • Restrooms Flush
  • Wildlife
  • Beach Access
  • Fishing
  • Hiker Biker
  • Hot Shower
  • Open Year Round
  • Cabins/Yurts Pets OK

Note for the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse: No first-come, first-served camping Aug. 18-20. All sites are reserved and full. Solar Eclipse web page

Washburne is located on the east side of Highway 101 with a buffer of native plants and trees between you and the highway. The campsites are spacious and are available on a first come first served basis except for the two yurts which are reservable. There are several trails of varying difficulty leading from the campsites to the beach, wildlife viewing areas, and second-growth forests.

A walking trail leads you under the highway to a five-mile sandy beach and a day-use area, where you'll find space to watch whales, hunt agates, beachcomb, and picnic. Another trail connects you to the Heceta Head trail, which you can use to reach the historic Heceta Head lighthouse.

In the campground at night, you can hear the pounding surf. There is a creek running through the campground, and elk have been known to wander through. Wild rhododendrons bloom in spring.

Campground info

  • 41 full-hookup sites (first come, first served)
  • 14 electrical sites with water (first come, first served)
  • Seven walk-in tent sites (closed seasonally)
  • Hiker/biker camp
  • Two reservable yurts (one pet-friendly)
  • Flush toilets and hot showers
  • RV dump station in day-use area
  • Firewood for sale

Universal Access
Site 30 is accessible to campers with disabilities.