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TAHKENITCH LAKE FIVE MILE ARM
FIVE MILE CREEK / ROAD#49
LATITUDE: N 4348.853
LONGITUDE: W 12404.149
(GPS from dispersed camp next to bridge)
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake
Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake

Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake
Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake

Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake
Bridge at primitive campsite

Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake
Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake

Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake
View from campsite.

Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake
View from campsite...

Dispersed campsites on the Five Mile Arm
of Tahkenitch Lake. Primitive sites and posted
signs said, "No Campfires", but it was a fun
place to stay... something different.

No Campfires
Signs posted at dispersed campsites

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
Axe, shovel, and 5 gallons of water recommended
and might be required. Fire extinguisher and
leather gloves are a good idea.

Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake
Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake

Five Mile Road
View from Campsite on Five Mile Road

DIRECTIONS:
From Florence, OR
Take Hwy.101 south 15 miles
(Between milepost 206 and 207)
Turn left on Five Mile Road / Road#49
Continue several miles and there are
a couple dispersed campsites along
Five Mile Arm of Tahkenitch Lake.

Canary Road South over Bridge
Canary Road South over the Bridge
(11 miles from Hwy.101)

Sign on Canary Road South and Fiddle Creek
Sign at Jct. of Canary Road South and Fiddle Creek

Can also be accessed from Canary Road
The road is rougher and steep grades from
this direction.
From Florence, OR
Hwy.101 south for 2 miles
Turn on Canary Road
(Towards Siltcoos Station and Ada)
Continue for 11 miles
Turn left over the bridge (See photo above)
About 5 miles is the first campsite

Five Mile Road
Five Mile Road
Logging operations completed in this area.

ROAD CONDITIONS:
Narrow mountain roads...
Gravel and dirt surfaces
Watch for log trucks and equipment
Campsites can be muddy in bad weather.


Old Building on Five Mile Road / Road#49

Showers at State Park Campgrounds
Showers at Laundry in Florence, OR
$2.00 for 8 minutes

Blackberries
Blackberries... end of the harvest season.

Blackberries
Blackberries... end of the harvest season.

Blackberries are everywhere. Harvest season
usually around the middle of August. (Above
photos from September)

Clearcut
Tree Farm

Clearcut
Tree Farm

Clearcut
Tree Farm

This whole area around Tahkenitch Lake
Five Mile Arm is a "Tree Farm", which is
a sweet way of saying Logging Operations
and extreme clear cutting.

Tahkenitch Boat Ramp
Tahkenitch Boat Ramp
Hwy.101 at MP 203

Tahkenitch Boat Ramp
Tahkenitch Boat Ramp
Hwy.101 at MP 203

Tahkenitch Landing
Tahkenitch Landing

Tahkenitch Landing
Tahkenitch Landing

 

Historic School Site
Sign at Historic School Site

HISTORIC SCHOOL SITE
Five Mile #98
1892-1947
Not sure of exact site location or if there
are any structures.

Fiddle Creek towards Ada Station
Fiddle Creek towards Ada Station

Ada Lane County Park
Ada Lane County Park and Boat Ramp
with a Train Bridge in the Background

ADA LANE COUNTY PARK
LATITUDE: N 4352.192
LONGITUDE: W 12404.706

Sparrow Park Road
Sparrow Park Road Sand Access Point

Sparrow Park Road
Sparrow Park Road Sand Access Point

SPARROW PARK ROAD
(Hwy.101 between milepost 107-108)
Sand Access Point about 4 miles
LATITUDE: N 4344.898
LONGITUDE: W 12410.773
Beach access and possible camping...
There were some giant and bizarre mushrooms.

Glowing Orange Sun
Glowing Orange Sun from Elko Campground
Defused from Slash Burning

Glenada Odd Fellows Cemetery
Glenada Odd Fellows Cemetery

GLENADA ODD FELLOWS CEMETERY 
LATITUDE: N 4357.043
LONGITUDE: W 12405.665

Oregon Pioneer Cemetery
First Known Burial 1895
From Florence, OR, take Hwy.101 south across
Siuslaw River Historic Bridge. Turn on Glenada
Road and cemetery is about a mile.

Wind Surfers at Siuslaw River South Jetty
Wind Surfers at Siuslaw River South Jetty
Just south from Florence, OR

Bridge at Indian Creek Campground
Bridge at Indian Creek Campground
Extreme Danger!!! The bridge has been
making noises in recent days. (Nov.11, 2007)

The above bridge eventually collapsed
and will be posting new photos.

Also see: CHINA FLAT
Also see:
BUTLER BAR
Also see:
EDEN VALLEY
Also see:
ELKO C.G.
Also see:
INDIAN CREEK
Also see:
LAIRD LAKE
Also see:
NORTH FORK
Also see:
ROAD#3358
Also see:
SQUAW LAKE
Also see:
SUNSHINE BAR
Also see:
UPPER LAKE CREEK

Google Custom Map Free Oregon Campgrounds
Google Custom Map by Ian

OREGON FREE CAMPGROUND MAP
Google custom map by Ian with most of the
free campgrounds in Oregon
.

Sea Lions north from Florence
Sea Lions north from Florence, Oregon

Cookie the Dog
Cookie has been almost everywhere...
Not sure of this exact location of this photo.

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

McCullough Memorial Bridge
McCullough Memorial Bridge
Hwy.101 at MP 234

Port of Siuslaw Bridge
Port of Siuslaw Bridge
Hwy,101 south from Florence, OR

Old House on Highway 36
Old House
Highway 36 at Milepost#19

Old Paper Mill near Swisshome
Old Paper Mill near Swisshome
Hwy.36 near Milepost 7

Old Paper Mill near Swisshome
Old Paper Mill near Swisshome
Hwy.36 near Milepost 7

Old Lumber Mill near Swisshome
Old Lumber Mill near Swisshome
Hwy.36 near Milepost 7

Winchester Bay
Winchester Bay
South from Florence, OR

Winchester Bay
Winchester Bay
South from Florence, OR

Oregon Dunes Overlook
Oregon Dunes Overlook
Hwy.101 south from Florence, OR
LATITUDE: N 4349.983
LONGITUDE: W 12409.112

 

Winchester Bay
Winchester Bay
South from Florence, OR

Winchester Bay
Winchester Bay
South from Florence, OR
Hwy.101 Milepost 216

PHOTO HERE
Umpqua Lighthouse State Park
Hwy.101 between MP 216-217

McCullough Memorial Bridge
McCullough Memorial Bridge
Hwy.101 at MP 234

Oregon Dunes Overlook
Oregon Dunes Overlook
Hwy.101 south from Florence, OR

OREGON DUNES OVERLOOK
LATITUDE: N 4349.983
LONGITUDE: W 12409.112

PHOTO HERE
Sand Dunes north of Florence, OR
Easy access from behind Fred Myers
One of the few mechanics we allow to touch
our car is at "Muffler Works". While they
are busy installing new mufflers, we take a
couple hours walk through the sand dunes.

PHOTO HERE
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Hwy.101 between Milepost 216-217

Lots of birds from geese to mud hens...

Mushrooms are in abundance...

Bender Landing
Bender Landing on North Fork Siuslaw Road

Slash Burn viewed from Florence
Slash Burn viewed from Florence, OR

Camped here Sept. 12, 2007
Camped here Nov. 2, 2007
Camped here January 12, 2008
It snowed several times this year in Florence, OR.
Camped here December 12, 2008
It snowed at night and melted in the morning.
A big winter storm is predicted for the next
couple days. We headed south, but the weather
conditions progressively got worse and had to
wait out the storm near Cresent, CA.

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TAHKENITCH LAKE FIVE MILE ARM