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Winchester Bay RV Resort, OR


Winchester Bay RV Resort is operated by the City and Port of Winchester Bay and is located right beside the harbor. It is a well-maintained and operated facility with a friendly staff.


Imagine our surprise to find ourselves parked between two other Lazy Daze; one of them was even someone we knew in their brand-new 2008. We're on site 63.

Date of visit: May 2008

And down just a few sites were two more, on sites 52 and 50.

The campground sits out on a small peninsula, with lots of sun. Very pleasant in cool weather such as today. Here are pull-through sites 35-37.

Some of the sites are rather interesting - they're designed as pull-ins, rather than back-ins. I surmise that is so you're facing the harbor out your front window. This shows 18-19.

Sites 7-9. This gives you a good sense of well-kept the grounds are here.

If you want to face the action in the marine, sites 1-11 and 95-108 are just the ones. The lone RV is on site 100.

An overall view of the loop with sites 118-128.

There are two centrally-located modern and clean bathhouses, offering free hot showers. Each also has a laundry room ($2.00 for washer, $1.50 for dryer). There is a wi-fi transmitter atop each.

Here's an overall view of the campground, taken from a small knoll near the north end of the campground.

Even the overflow area is relatively scenic, sitting right beside the marina.

The marina across the inlet.

Just after sunset, a Coast Guard helicopter came in and hovered over the river. Evidently involved in a training exercise, a para-rescue technician was lowered several times from the chopper and hauled back up. This took place directly behind our campsite.


138 sites with W/E(30/50A)/S/CATV

Rates: $29-$72 (15 May - 15 Oct) $22-$54 (15 Oct - 15 May)

26 self-contained overflow sites

Dump station, showers, laundry

Verizon Broadband Access service

Activities/Nearby Attractions

Umpqua Lighthouse

Oregon Dunes NRA

Umpqua Discovery Center

Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area

Coord: 43.676314 N, 124.185382 W