Loon Lake Recreation Site

The Bureau of Land Management's Loon Lake Recreation Site is now FULLY OPEN for the season through September 30, 2023. Day Use is open 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.

Reservation information www.blm.gov or www.recreation.gov 

Loon Lake is a popular recreation area 20 miles east of Reedsport, Oregon. It is one of the coast's few campgrounds with a warm, sandy beach.
The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, boating, and water play. Campsites, some of which are ADA accessible, are available for tent and small trailer/RV camping.

The campground provides flush toilets, paved roads, vehicle parking, and an amphitheater.
Sites contain picnic tables and fire rings. Please bring your own water. There is NO POTABLE WATER AVAILABLE.

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Natural Features

The campground is situated in the Coast Mountain Range in southwestern Oregon. Douglas fir, western hemlock and western red cedar trees forest this beautiful site. Loon Lake covers 260 acres, is 2 miles long and 190' deep.

Nearby Attractions

The Oregon Coast offers a myriad of exciting recreational activities, including hiking, fishing, scenic driving, tidepools and wandering the expansive beaches. Loon Lake is less than an hour from charming Winchester Bay on the Pacific Ocean. The town of Reedsport, Oregon is just 20 miles away, and lies near the confluence of three rivers. The town is just outside the vast Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, where visitors enjoy hiking, paddling, wildlife viewing, camping, picnicking, sand play, beach access and OHV riding.


Loon Lake provides excellent boating, fishing, swimming and water play opportunities. Visitors can also enjoy relaxing on the sandy beach.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: COOS BAY DISTRICT OFFICE MAIN NUMBER 541-756-0100

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From I-5 in Oregon, take the Drain Exit (#162) south of Cottage Grove. Travel 43 miles west on OR-38 W to Loon Lake Road, 4 miles west of Scottsburg. 

From US HWY 101 in Reedsport, travel 13 miles east on OR-38 E to Loon Lake Road. 

Watch for Loon Lake Recreation Area sign on OR-38 between mileposts 13 and 14. 

Turn south onto Loon Lake Road, then travel 7 miles to the Recreation Area. The entrance is on the right, between the large boulders.

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