One mile south of Seaside in a lushly green meadow is Circle Creek RV Park and Campground (85658 Hwy. 101, 503/738-6070, www.shopseaside.com/circlecreek, mid-Mar.–Oct., tent spaces $22, RV sites $35). The campground offers showers, a small store, picnic tables, and fire rings.
Other camping options convenient to Seaside include Fort Stevens State Park (Astoria, reservations 800/452-5687, year-round, $18 tent camping, $22 RV camping, $20 yurt, $4 hiker or biker) and Saddle Mountain State Park (Cannon Beach, 800/551-6949, Mar.–Oct., $9 tent camping, no reservations accepted).
by Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae from Moon Oregon, 8th Edition, © Elizabeth & Mark Morris and Avalon Travel