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Alfred A. Loeb State Park

Near Brookings, Oregon, United States

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Park Overview

Alfred A. Loeb State Park, known simply as "Loeb" by the locals, is nestled in a dense grove of ancient Myrtlewood trees along the Chetco River, eight miles inland from Oregon's southern coastline. This quiet park is located away from town and industry — a chorus of owls will lull you to sleep.

Several campsites and three rental cabins face the scenic river.  During the year, you can fish, swim and raft, or walk the Riverview Nature Trail. The river offers some of the finest fall and winter salmon and steelhead fishing on the south coast. You can plunk from the bank or try your luck on a drift boat. Throughout spring and summer you may see scampering squirrels, soaring osprey, or a family of river otters frolicking in the water.

The northern-most redwood grove in the U.S. can be found at the end of the Riverview Nature Trail by crossing the North Bank Road and hiking the 1-mile U.S. Forest Service Redwood Loop.

Year-round Camping

New for 2021: Most campsites are now on the reservation system for stays May through September and are first-come, first-served the rest of the year. Book campsites, cabins and day-use facilities up to six months in advance through our partner site, oregonstateparks.reserveamerica.com.

  • 43 electrical sites with water
  • 5 first-come, first-served sites (20-foot length)
  • 3 rustic log cabins (one pet-friendly)
  • 3 group picnic areas
  • Flush toilets and hot showers
  • River and gravel bar access for fishing
  • Firewood for sale
  • No dump station

Universal Access: One campsite, one cabin and one picnic area are accessible to campers with disabilities.

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Call for info: 800-551-6949
Call park: Reservations: 1-800-452-5687 Loeb registration booth: 541-469-7215 Harris Beach MU office: 541-469-0224
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Amenities & Features

Questions

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Is there a dump station?

No.

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Can I reserve a campsite at Alfred A Loeb?

Yes.  Campsites, cabins and group picnic areas are reservable except for 5 campsites that are first-come, first-served. The campsites are 20-foot in length and the water is 15 feet inside the site.

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Are generators allowed?

No.

For more questions, review our statewide FAQ

History

The first park land was acquired by gift from the State Board of Forestry in 1958.  It was a tract of 160 acres that had been purchased in 1948 by the Board of Forestry and Save the Myrtle Woods, Inc. from Alfred A. Loeb of Portland for the purpose of protecting the outstanding native myrtle trees and other vegetation along the Chetco River.  The tract name, commemorating Loeb, was part of the original purchase agreement.  The gift was, in turn, accepted by the Highway Commission after Curry County agreed to improve and oil the access road from U. S. Highway 101.  In 1963, the park was expanded by the purchase of an adjoining 40-acre tract.  An additional, separated hillside tract of 120.23 acres was obtained by patent from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in 1962.

Brochures and Maps

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