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William M. Tugman State Park


Campground Description:  William M. Tugman State Park is owned and operated by the State of Oregon.  Tugman State Park is situated on the banks of Eel Lake.  Tugman is one of the crown jewels of the Oregon State Park system.  The grounds are spacious, perfectly manicured and inviting.  The day use area acts as the access point to Eel Lake where fishing, wading and boat launching are available.  William M. Tugman State Park is centrally located to deep sea fishing, golf, sightseeing and wildlife viewing.  Campsites are available for both tent camping and RV camping.  While Tugman State Park feels pleasantly remote it is only a few miles from Reedsport.  Reedsport offers complete shopping, groceries, fast food to elegant dining and health services.  Open year round.  Reservations are available.

Number of Sites:  94 tent camping or RV camping and 16 yurts

Electricity:  At 94 campsites

Water:  At 94 campsites

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes

Directions:  Highway 101 Northbound or Southbound - William M. Tugman is located on Highway 101, 8.9 miles south of downtown Reedsport and 17.4 miles north of downtown Coos Bay

Fishing:  Deep sea charters are available in Reedsport.  Deep sea fishermen switch to Salmon fishing in season.  Both dock and boat fishing is available in the park on Eel Lake.  A complete list of charter services and fishing guide services are available here: Reedsport Charters and Fishing Guide Services

Astronomy Opportunities:  The day use area offers a spacious open area devoid of trees.  The exact location for those with computerized telescopes is 43.60290 N, -124.17807 W

Nearby Golfing: 

Forest Hills Country Club
1 Country Club Dr
Reedsport, OR  97467-1867
United States
Forest Hills Country Club

Contact Information: 

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
State Parks
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
William M. Tugman State Park

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The sign at the entrance to William M. Tugman State Park


A map of the campground area at William M. Tugman State Park


The restrooms at William M. Tugman State Park offer flush toilets and hot showers


The playground equipment in the day use area at William M. Tugman State Park


All of the roads and parking places at William M. Tugman State Park are paved


Every campsite at William M. Tugman State Park offers electricity and water


Most of the camping sites at William M. Tugman State Park are secluded from the neighboring camping sites


Eel Lake at William M. Tugman State Park offers a fishing dock and is stocked with trout


The boat launch at William M. Tugman State Park


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