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OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
SUNSHINE BAR CAMPGROUND
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST
LATITUDE: N 4242.700
LONGITUDE: W 12418.772
Accuracy 63' because of the canyons and trees
(GPS from last campsite at turnaround)
Elevation: 500'
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Sunshine Bar Campground
Sunshine Bar Campground
Sign viewed from Road#5325

Elk River from Sunshine Bar Campground
Elk River from Sunshine Bar Campground

Forest Service campground on the Elk River
(National Wild and Scenic River)

Sunshine Bar Campground
Sunshine Bar Campground

There are limited people...
We usually stay here during the off-season
and there is even less traffic... might not see
another person having complete privacy.

Sunshine Bar Campground
Sunshine Bar Campground

Sunshine Bar Campground Information
Information Board at Sunshine Bar Campground

Vaulted Toilets at Sunshine Bar Campground
Vaulted Toilets at Sunshine Bar Campground

Picnic tables, metal firerings, outhouses.
14 Day Camping Limit
No Garbage Service... Pack It Out.
Maximum Vehicle Length: 24 Feet
Open year round

Sunshine Bar Campground
Natural Spring at Sunshine Bar Campground

Drinking water from natural spring???
From the last campsite there is a trail towards the
river. The spring is about 100' down the trail.
We never had a problem drinking the water,
but always beware of possible contamination...

Walk-In Tent Camping
Walk-In Tent Camping
Also makes a good picnic area...

Trail at Sunshine Bar Campground
Trail over the bridge leads to picnic and campsites,
continues down to the Elk River

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
Axe, shovel, and 5 gallons of water recommended
and might be required. Fire extinguisher and gloves
are a good idea.

Fall colors at Sunshine Bar Campground
Fall colors at Sunshine Bar Campground

WILDLIFE:
We have seen wild turkeys on the road.
There are elk throughout the area...

Elk River Road
Elk River Road

DIRECTIONS:
From Port Orford, OR
Take Hwy.101 north about 1 mile
(Between milepost 297-298)
Turn on Elk River Road / Road#208
Continue on Road#5325
Campground near milepost 8

From Powers. OR
Take Road#33 for 11 miles
(China Flat at junction of Road#3353
and Road#33 between milepost 52-53)
Take Road#3353 for 21 miles
Go right on Road#5325
Butler Bar about 10 miles
Sunshine Bar about 13 miles

Road 5325 from Sunshine Bar Campground
Road#5325
Paved surface from Port Orford, OR

Road 3353
Road#3353 towards Powers, OR
Between China Flat and Butler Bar C.G.

ROAD CONDITIONS:
Paved surfaces from Port Orford
From Powers is mostly rough, narrow
mountain roads not recommended for RVs.
We have seen boulders in the road
after bad weather conditions

DISTANCE CHART:
Distances from Sunshine Bar Campground

Port Orford
Highway 101
Butler Bar Campground
Laird Lake Campground
Sixes River Campground
China Flat Campground

17 miles
15 miles
3 miles
9 miles
xx miles (Road#5201)
33 miles (Road#3353)

Reflections on Elk River
Reflections on the Elk River
Sunshine Bar Campground

Spider Web Covered wit the Morning Dew
Spider's Web covered with droplets of water
from the morning dew at Sunshine Bar

Showers at State Park Campgrounds
Showers at Laundry in Florence, OR
$2.00 for 8 minutes

Butler Creek
Butler Creek from Butler Bar Campground

BUTLER BAR CAMPGROUND
LATITUDE: N 4243.518
LONGITUDE: W 12416.310
About 3 miles east from Sunshine Bar Campground

Laird Lake
Laird Lake vied from the Campground

LAIRD LAKE CAMPGROUND
LATITUDE: N 4241.993
LONGITUDE: W 12412.177
About 9 miles east from Sunshine Bar Campground

Sixes River Photo
Sixes River

Sixes River Photo
Sixes River

Sixes River Photo
Sixes River

SIXES RIVER RECREATION SITE
LATITUDE: N 4248.261
LONGITUDE: W 12418.709
$8.00 Camp Unit Fee
$2.00 Day Use
Road#5201 between Sixes River and
Butler Bar Campground is 22 miles
of some rough, narrow mountain roads.

Stone Field Beach
Highway 101 Bridge over xx River
Viewed from Stone Field Beach

Stone Field Beach
Mist on Mountains
Viewed from Stone Field Beach

Stone Field Beach
Parking Area at Stone Field Beach

Mushrooms on Road 3680
Mushrooms on Road#3680

Also see: BURNT MOUNTAIN
Also see:
CHINA FLAT
Also see:
BUTLER BAR
Also see:
EDEN VALLEY
Also see:
LAIRD LAKE
Also see:
PACKERS CABIN
Also see:
PARK CREEK
Also see:
ROAD#3358
Also see:
ROAD #1108
Also see:
SOUTH FORK ROAD
Also see:
SQUAW LAKE

Google Custom Map Free Oregon Campgrounds
Google Custom Map by Ian

OREGON FREE CAMPGROUND MAP
Google custom map by Ian with most of the
free campgrounds in Oregon
.

Bandon Oregon
Bandon, OR

South Fork Chetco River
South Fork Chetco River

Highway 101, OR
Highway 101, OR

Highway 101, OR
Viewed from Battle Rock Wayfinding Point
and Visitor Center in Port Orford, OR

Pacific Ocean
Hwy.101 near Brookings

Custom Motorhome
Custom motorhome... Hwy.101 near Brookings

Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway
Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway

When in the area it is recommended to visit:
JEDEDIAH SMITH REDWOODS STATE PARK
and HOWLAND HILL SCENIC DRIVE
(About 10 miles south from the Oregon Boarder)
Highly recommended to drive Howland Hill Scenic
Drive through Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.
Motor homes and trailers not recommended. No fees.
From Highway 199 near Hiouchi Information Center,
take South Fork Road about a mile and stay right
when the road splits. Road signs marking the way.

Sea Lions north from Florence
Sea Lions north from Florence, Oregon

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

Camped here Sept. 11, 2007
We lived in New York City on 9/11/01
That helped us decide to hit the road...

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Free campgrounds and camping
OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
SUNSHINE BAR CAMPGROUND
SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST