Hipcamp host Heather T.
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PLEASE READ FULLY BEFORE BOOKING, if the requested logistical info is not sent at the time of booking request, we will NOT accept the booking. Dew Valley Ranch offers a unique camping experience, every campsite is large and PRIVATE. We are not a state campground and run things differently, we WILL meet and greet every guest that stays with us, so together we figure out which


PLEASE READ FULLY BEFORE BOOKING, if the requested logistical info is not sent at the time of booking request, we will NOT accept the booking. Dew Valley Ranch offers a unique camping experience, every campsite is large and PRIVATE. We are not a state campground and run things differently, we WILL meet and greet every guest that stays with us, so together we figure out which camp site works best for your needs. We offer a quiet restful retreat, we are not a party campground. We allow children 10 years or older only. If you cannot checkin by 8 pm we will assign you a site that will not disrupt our other guests experience. Our sites are dispersed throughout the forest and not something to find on your own without guidance the first time.  When booking pick any numbered site and send requested info, our sites on the ranch are not numbered. PLEASE SEND THIS INFO WHEN REQUESTING TO BOOK... 1. What you are camping in ie. (sprinter van, tent, car etc). 2. Number of kiddos and ages. 3. Any pets your bringing. (We have 2 sites avail only). 4. Number of vehicles

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
8 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Heather a message!
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Mountain Biking at Whiskey Run trails


South Coast Tours has great options


Charters tours out of Bandon harbor or Charelston about 45 min north South Coast tours have options as well


Walking trails on property. Must see Cape Arago, Sunset Bay. Waterfalls Gold and Silver Falls Blacklock as well as Port orford ...Read more

Horseback riding

Bandon Beach Riding Stables


South Coast Tours has great options

Wind sports

Kite surfing on Floras Lake

Off-roading (OHV)

Steves ATV or Spinreel or Winchester Bay area has options


Port Orford and Pistol River


Located on Elk or Sixes Rivers

Whitewater paddling

These are out of Gold Beach. Jerry's Jet Boats are great.

Wildlife watching

Birds, turkey, deer, elk on ranch other within 10-30 minutes away.


Natural features you'll find at Dew Valley Ranch tent sites in Oregon.


Face Rock State park (close) Devils Kitchen (closest) Whiskey Run Beach (great for dogs) Sunset Bay (45min North)


At Face Rock Beach at low tides


Camping in forest with seasonal pond on property with small year round creek.


Bradley Lake Floras Lake Eel Lake Hall Lake

River, stream, or creek

Look up Elk River and Sixes River

Swimming hole

Look up Elk River or Sixes for these


A good day trip, about 1.5 hours away Gold and Sliver Falls by Allegany


Reclaimed cranberry bogs at New River


At times we offer garden goods, berries and eggs


Horses and Chickens currently on ranch with eggs for sale


The vibe at Dew Valley Ranch tent sites

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Hipcamper Chris
Chris F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
May 6th, 2018

Great big ranch, nice host, and excellent quiet campsite!

Hipcamper Roxie
Roxie R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
May 27th, 2018

Most private camping I've ever done. Amazing communication with host. Very clean and safe. Loved it! Will stay here again.

Hipcamper Jenny
Jenny L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 8)
May 18th, 2018

Convenient to 101, plenty of space, and so nice to have a fire pit and firewood provided!

Hipcamper Tiffany
Tiffany T.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
May 29th, 2018

It was a wide open space to set up camp wherever you’d like. Heather was unfortunately away so we had to do some exploring on our own. However she was very quick to reply to questions. We had fun petting the horse until we realized (slightly painfully for our son) that the fence was electric. Maybe that’s common sense though and we should of know. Besides that the stay was very nice. We enjoyed roasting marshmallows and hot dogs 😁

Hipcamper Ryan
Ryan O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
July 14th, 2018

If you're even thinking of camping anywhere near the Bandon area, stop what you're doing immediately and book this site. Heather and Nathan were beyond my wildest expectations for a host. They were super friendly and Nathan even volunteered to show us around the local beaches, old town area and to have a pizza and beer with us. They provided tons of information and were incredibly hospitable. Felt like staying with long time friends our whole stay. They will also give you total privacy if that's what you desire. As for their place, it's 40 acres in an enclosed ranch. They let you pick your spot. We picked a secluded field near some trees for shade. The field had mint growing in it that you could smell while in the area. Overall, I couldn't have asked for a better experience. You are really missing out if you don't book a stay here.

Look at that fine tent!We pitched our tent in the mint fieldBeautiful Beach near the siteBeautiful Beach near the site
Hipcamper Ben

Simple, but pleasant

Ben N.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
February 19th, 2020

Heather was an incredible host. They (she and plus one) checked up on us (via text), but was very private and considerate. All I wanted was a place to park to camp. I didn’t need any extras, but they do/ did provide many extras. The restrooms were very clean. The horses were very friendly. The location was away from downtown, but close enough to get there in a matter of 10 minutes or less. I highly recommend the place.

Hipcamper Greg
Greg T.
recommends this listing.
(Site 6)
August 24th, 2020

Heather and Nathan were so so kind and welcoming, Great folks, great hosts. It was really apparent every time we bumped into them or talked to them that they had their guests' experience in mind and were doing everything during their waking hours to make sure everyone had a great time. My girlfriend an I went on a jog around the property and all of the sites are quite secluded and spread out--nothing like a state or national group campground. (Note that the Hipcamp site selection view isn't indicative the site location. Nathan and Heather just do their very best to find a spot on their property that fits your needs.)

Hipcamper Madison

Unparalleled service, calm, perfect

Madison P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
August 31st, 2020

This is a gem of a site, we couldn’t have asked for anything more. Fresh eggs, tomatoes, a totally secluded camp site, we felt completely taken care of by Heather and Nathan (and safe during COVID). The spot is just a 10 minute drive from beaches, town, and other fun attractions. 3 days is not long enough- we are already planning our next trip back. Completely top notch service - you can’t beat this!

Hipcamper Brooke

Just what we wanted and more!

Brooke B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 11)
September 8th, 2020

What a joy to stay at this private, well-maintained, peaceful, natural, convenient and equipped site! When you pass through the yellow gate, the horses greet you and fresh eggs laid that day from the on-site chickens may await! The hosts are lovely and showed us to our site and gave us the lay of the land.

The sites are large and well-kept. Ours, site E, backed up to the horse fence and provided shade or sun all times of day, depending on your preferences & weather. The toilets (Porto Johns) were well-maintained and conveniently dispersed throughout the property. Sanitizer and spray bleach was provided. TP was aplenty. The hot showers next to the double compartment dish sink, were both run on propane (and even the water pressure was great!)

We explored nearby Coos Bay & Bandon. We picked blueberries from the farm across 101. We bought local cranberry jam from a mile up the road. We are fresh caught fish. We caught sunset on the beach. What more can you ask for?!? But there’s so much more to do/see.

We booked for three nights and didn’t want to leave & look forward to returning to this site and bringing our friends! You could even work from here if you’ve got a Verizon or AT&T account;)


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