Property Details: Royce-Finel

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Camp Royce-Finel is located on the North end of Cullaby Lake near Astoria and Seaside, Oregon.Crossing the lake by canoe is a popular way to reach camp. There is no road, but campers can hike about 1/2 mile from the parking area to the camp.Royce-Finel has sparse amenities in a few campsites. There are a few tarp shelters (bring your own tarp), picnic tables, and fire rings.There are two outhouses for campers.A typical campsite scene at Royce-Finel.

This short-term camp, formerly called Camp Cullaby, is named after two Silver Beaver recipients, in memory of John Royce of Seaside and John Finel of Astoria, long-time supporters of Scouting. It is located at the northeast end of Cullaby Lake in Warrenton, Oregon.

Weekend Camping:

Royce Finel is a great camp for year round camping. The low elevation reduces the likelyhood of snow in the winter. Things to do at this camp include hiking to the beach (2 miles), renting and bringing down canoes from Scouters' Mountain, for which leaders will need to have safe current swim and safety afloat cards. Only a short distance away, Scouts and their leaders can visit Fort Clatsop National Park where Lewis and Clark made their winter camp. The new Fort to Sea trail from Sunset Beach to Fort Clatsop is now finished. It is about 7 miles long one way and the start of the Trail is only two miles from Royce Finel. Visit the Astor Column in Astoria, on a clear day you can see 360 degrees in all directions, from the mountains to the ocean, or visit the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Oregon. You can travel to Fort Stevens and see World War II Battery Russell and the Bark the Peter Iredale on the beach in Warrenton.

Royce Finel has five primitive Campsites with fresh water, all have tables and approved firerings. A flagpole area, two double latrines. Four camp sites have tarp shelter frames. (The tarp shelters take a 11.5 x 15.5 tarp)

Royce Finel is limited to a Maximum of Fifty Persons Camping on any given weekend. If you have a bigger group please check out one of the other Council short term Camps. The five campsites are more appropriate for patrol sites, not troop campsites.

IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION:

Units cannot drive into Camp Royce Finel. The only way to get there is hike the twenty minute trail around the lake or bring a boat or Canoe to haul heavy equipment such as Dutch ovens, coolers etc. The service road is closed to all units and the gate is locked.

Clatsop County has implemented a seasonal day use fee at Carnahan Park. (Where units park to hike to Royce Finel.) The fee is as follows: $3.00 per day per vehicle from May 1st to end of September. No fee from October 1st to end of April.

Our suggestion to avoid day use fees is this: Units can unload the Scouts and gear across the street at the entrance to Carnahan Park (Do not park there.) and can park vehicles two blocks west on the East side of Hawkins Rd., (North and South of Westshore Ln.) Units that still want to park in the park are welcome to do so but must pay these fees. There is a pay station at the Entrance to the park. Units can pay all at once for the time they stay. Be sure to write the dates of stay down. A park ranger checks the vehicles for violations several times a day.

A copy of your tour permit still needs to be on the dash of all vehicles that are in the park. This is for overnight use in a day use park. Be sure the dates of stay are on your tour permit. If you do not have your tour permit on the dash, the county will think you are illegally camping in the park, and you will be fined $250.00. PLEASE LOCK ALL VEHICLES.

To place a weekend camping reservation, please CLICK HERE to access the online property reservation system for pricing, scheduling, and other details.  If you have further questions in making a reservation, please contact Volunteer Services at 503.225.5759 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Facility Rental:

These facilities are available for rental by guest groups.  Please CLICK HERE to access the online property reservation system for pricing, scheduling, and other details.  If you have further questions in making a reservation, please contact Volunteer Services at 503.225.5759 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 


Property Facts:

Size: 19 acres

Location: Northeast end of Cullaby Lake in Warrenton, Oregon, between Seaside and Astoria

GPS Coordinates:  

Elevation: XXXft

Mailing Address: N/A

Date Acquired: 1936

Maps: Click here to download trail maps of camp, and highway maps to camp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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