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YURT: Year-round Universal Recreational Tent

 

Photo of a Year-round Universal Recreational Tent.Douglas County Parks has 2 YURTS located in Whistler's Bend Park which is 13 miles east of Roseburg via Highway 138, then go 2 miles north on Whistler's Park Road.

  • It is a circular domed tent with a plywood floor, electricity and a framed-in lockable wooden door for privacy and security.
  • A YURT combines the security of a structure with the informality of camping.
  • It measures 16 feet in diameter and has a 20 foot high ceiling.
  • It is furnished with a bunk bed that sleeps three, a futon that sleeps two. Other furnishings include a coffee table, electric heater and indoor lighting. Bedding is not provided.

HOW TO RESERVE:    

YURTS may be reserved anywhere from 24 hours to 11 months in advance by calling 541-957-7001.
Monday through Thursday, 10:00am.-2:00pm or online.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Sleeping bags and other bedding
  • Flashlight
  • Water container
  • Cooking and eating utensils
  • Axe or Hatchet
  • Towels
  • Lawn chairs
  • Matches
  • Coffee pot
  • Firewood
  • CANCELLATIONS:

    To cancel your reservations call park headquarters at 541-957-7001. To receive a refund of the first night you must call one week prior to arrival date.

    RATE:

    The rate is $35.00 per night. There is a $10 nonrefundable reservation fee. VISA & Mastercard are accepted.

    CHECK-IN TIME/CHECK-OUT TIME:

    Check-in time is  2:30 p.m.
    Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

    CAPACITY:

    Capacity: sleeps 8

    Each YURT has a fire ring and picnic table. There are hot showers and flush restrooms nearby.
    Pets, cooking and smoking are not permitted inside the YURT.
    YURTS are situated on a slope above the campground and offer a panoramic view of the North Umpqua River.

    Douglas County Park Rules

    Whistler's Bend Park Map