Nestucca River Recreation Area

The Nestucca River Recreation Area takes travelers along a slow, leisurely route that winds through Oregon’s Coast Range on the Nestucca River National Back Country Byway. The Byway runs adjacent to the Nestucca River. Whether you are exploring by car, motorcycle or bicycle, you’ll find a riverside picnic table or camping spot at any of four BLM campgrounds located along the route. There are 37 campsites in the Alder Glen, Dovre, Fan Creek and Elk Bend Recreation Sites that offer steel fire rings, picnic tables, potable water and restrooms.

Camping is limited to Alder Glen, Dovre, Fan Creek and Elk Bend Campgrounds. Campsites are on a first-come, first-serve basis

Fires are limited to the steel fire rings or BBQ grills provided

Firewood collection is NOT allowed at the developed campgrounds

Trash: Pack-it in, pack-it out

Caution: Log trucks may be encountered throughout the year. The Byway is open year-round but may become hazardous due to snow and ice.

The Nestucca OHV Area is located in the Nestucca Backcountry Byway, and includes Whipup Flat, Elk Flat, and Grassy Flat. Oregon ATV permit required.