Alder Glen Recreation Site

river viewing platform and accessible path at Alder Glen

Bureau of Land Management Northwest Oregon District-Attn: Recreation Operations Salem, OR 97306

45.26652, -123.58158

From Beaver, Oregon: Trip takes is about 17 miles from Beaver, Oregon. Head east on Blaine Rd. At Blaine, take a slight right to continue onto NF-85/Upper Nestucca Rd. The main road will switch from NF-85 and Upper Nestucca River Rd, which finally turns into Nestucca River Rd. Alder Glen Recreation Site will be on the right.

Fee Description:

Campsite fee of $15 per night 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.


Alder Glen Recreation Site


Bible Creek Access Road Open

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has re-opened Bible Creek Access Road earlier than planned. The contractor will have flaggers during continued cleanup efforts, but traffic delays should be minimal.

Want to camp?

Camping season is generally May-September, with Alder Glen and Elk Bend remaining open through the weekend following General Western Oregon Coast 2nd Season for elk. During months with reduced sunlight, potable water may be turned off. Be prepared to bring your own wash and drinking water.

Reserve a site at one of our four campgrounds 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. 

A place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the electronic age. Alder Glen is the Bureau of Land Management’s eastern most campground in the Nestucca River Recreation Area. The campground sits along the Nestucca River National Back Country Byway and newly designated Nestucca Wild and Scenic River . The Byway takes travelers on a slow, leisurely route that winds through Oregon's Coast Range. The Nestucca River is renowned for fishing opportunities and beauty.


A small campground offering 11 campsites in the Oregon Coast Range.  


Each campsite contains a picnic table, fire ring, and paved parking area. Within the campground are two vault toilets and a centralized well providing potable drinking water. The campground also has an accessible trail to access a fishing/viewing platform.

Natural Features

Nestucca Wild and Scenic River

Nearby Attractions

Nestucca River Back Country Byway

The Upper Nestucca OHV Area is located off the Nestucca Backcountry Byway, and includes Whipup Flat, Elk Flat, and Grassy Flat. Oregon ATV permits required

Charges & Cancellations

Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.

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