William M Tugman State Park, Oregon

"A short drive from our last campground is this state park that's located south of Reedsport that we wanted to checkout. It tucked in the woods on Eel Lake and Eel Creek."

William M Tugman - State Park Campground, near Lakeside, OR: Site #B5 (94 RV sites total) - This site has: electric & water hookups. Campground Notes: flush toilets • vault toilets • showers • dump station available • lake/river access • trails from campground • trails nearby • 94’ elevation. October 31st - November 1st. Miles traveled: 21 (tap on mileage to see route).

• Paved road & site pads.
• Very clean & well maintained.
• Highway noise.

Overall Experience: smile

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Located on the shores of Eel Lake in southwestern Oregon, William M. Tugman State Park offers a beautiful and peaceful camping experience. This 560-acre park is divided between Coos and Douglas counties and is conveniently located about 8 miles south of Reedsport near U.S. Route 101.

Camping at Tugman State Park

The campground at Tugman State Park has a lot to offer campers:

  • 93 electrical sites with water hookups
  • 16 yurts, 8 of which are pet-friendly
  • Spacious campsites with plenty of privacy
  • Amenities such as fire pits, picnic tables, water, and electricity

Visitors love the park's stunning natural surroundings, including its beautiful shore pines and scenic hiking trails that encircle the lake.

Recreation at Tugman State Park

Tugman State Park is not just for camping! It also provides a wide range of recreational activities for visitors to enjoy:

  • Swimming: Take a refreshing dip in the clear waters of Eel Lake.
  • Fishing: Cast your line and try your luck at catching trout or bass.
  • Boating: Bring your own boat or rent one locally to explore the lake's tranquil waters.
  • Nearby Attractions: Discover the nearby Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, known for its towering sand dunes and diverse wildlife.

Exploring Lakeside

Just a short distance from Tugman State Park lies the charming community of Lakeside. This small coastal town serves as an ideal base for exploring the area and offers various amenities, including:

  • Restaurants serving delicious local cuisine
  • Shops selling unique gifts and souvenirs
  • Access to stunning dunes and beaches along the coast

Lakeside is also situated right on the shores of Eel Lake, providing ample opportunities for water-based recreation such as boating, kayaking, and fishing.

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

One of the main highlights of this region is the nearby Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Stretching along the Pacific Ocean, this vast area features expansive sand dunes and enchanting coastal forests. Visitors can choose from various ways to experience the dunes:

  • On Foot: Take a leisurely hike through the dunes and discover their unique flora and fauna.
  • ATV Riding: Rent an ATV and zoom across the sandy terrain for an adrenaline-pumping adventure.
  • Dune Buggy Tours: Join a guided dune buggy tour and let an experienced driver navigate the rugged landscape while you enjoy the ride.

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