Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground)

Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground)

The Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground) location is in Salem, Oregon
97306. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground) facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Northwest Oregon District
Attn: Recreation Operations

Phone number


Campground information Salem, Oregon


Camping is OPEN!

Reserve a site at Alsea Falls on or pay when you arrive for non-reserved campsites using the Mobile App. You must download before you reach the site since there is no cell reception in the drainage. 

Alsea Falls Recreation Site is located along a Bureau of Land Management National Back Country Byway, located in the Oregon Coast Range, 13 miles west of Monroe, Oregon, in Benton County. Alsea Falls is open for camping the first weekend in May through the end of September of each year. Day use is open year round. The South Fork of the Alsea River flows through the Alsea Falls Recreation Site, cascading down 30 feet to form Alsea Falls in the day use area.


The beautiful surroundings of Alsea Falls can be enjoyed by exploring the trails that wander through the area and lead to the picnic grounds and beyond. On a warm day, Alsea Falls Recreation Site offers cool relief along the river.

During the winter months, the South Fork of the Alsea River provides excellent salmon and steelhead fishing. Be sure to check with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for current fishing regulations.


This recreation area has 16 individual campsites; all are reservable. No first come-first served availability, however, you can come by on a nightly basis to camp if the site is not reserved until the reservation holder arrives. Amenities within the campground include drinking water and vault toilets. Several campsites can accommodate large RVs or trailers: up to 32 feet long.

Natural Features

Forests in all stages of growth line South Fork Alsea National Back Country Byway. The nearby South Fork Alsea River offers painters and photographers endless opportunities to capture the natural beauty of Alsea Falls and the surrounding area. Old growth Douglas fir and western red cedar forests can be seen on the nearby ridges, while younger Douglas fir and vine maples provide a pleasant atmosphere at the Alsea Falls Recreation Site.

Nearby Attractions

  • The Fall Creek Day-Use Trailhead offers over 12 miles of mountain bike specific trails. Hikers can use these trails as well.
  • Green Peak Falls with a drop of 45 feet is accessed by road or trail through the private campground of McBee Park. Follow the markers along the trail and road.
  • Alsea Trout Hatchery is north of the town of Alsea.


This location has limited staffing. Please call (503) 375-5646 for general information.

Charges & Cancellations

Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Northwest Oregon District Salem, OR

How do I make a reservation with Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground)?

To make reservations at Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground), you can call the office at 503-375-5646.

Northwest Oregon District Recreation Site Business Plan 

$20-40 campsite fee includes one vehicle per site. Extra camping vehicle fee of $5 each is collected at the site. Additional service fees apply and are non-refundable. 

Cash or check made out to Bureau of Land Management is accepted. Fee envelope receipt stub must be displayed on the dash.

Where is Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground) located?

The Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground) is located at Northwest Oregon District Attn: Recreation Operations in Salem,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground) have tent or RV camping?

Alsea Falls Recreation Site (Campground) offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 503-375-5646 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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