Natural Habitat

NorthCreekNatural habitats near Drift Creek Nature Center

  • Northwest Coastal Old Growth Rain Forest: Drift Creek Camp is located in a a Coastal Old Growth Rain Forest
  • Pristine Coastal Stream with Native Salmon, Steal-head and sea-run trout: Drift Creek camp is surrounded by the pristine coastal stream Drift Creek which makes a loop around the camp
  • Clear night sky with little competing artificial light: The Activity Field of Drift Creek Camp offers an excellent place to spend some late night time on a clear evening enjoying the night sky with very little competing artificial light.
  • Coastal Mountain Range: Your drive into Drift Creek Camp is on a Forest Service Road providing many scenic views of the surrounding Coastal Mountain Range.
  • Managed timber lands in various stages of growth: The final 9 miles of the 11 mile drive from US highway 101 is on Siuslaw National Forest Roads through managed timber lands in various stages of growth.
  • Ocean Beaches, tide pools and estuaries: The Central Oregon Coast offers a wide selection of access to the ocean beaches, tide pools and estuaries, many in less than a 1-hour drive from Drift Creek Camp.

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