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"It was the first trip in my new VW '88 Westfalia and I drove towards Mt Rainier on my way down to Portland. Decided to take a random dirt road and camp for the night as I'd never slept in it before.
Pulled to the side of the road above a valley of clouds and watched the Milky Way from my new living room!"
Responsible folks, like Vic and his friend, prove that the best north Oregon coast campspots are those that you have to find and make yourself.
This photo at First Lake captures the spirit of a great camp spot. You can almost smell the fresh mountain air and feel the warmth of the sun through the trees.
A campspot along the Pacific Crest Trail between Tinker Knob & Donner Pass.