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FOX CREEK GROUP CAMP, OR

Photo: FOX CREEK GROUP CAMP
Status: Open through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Fox Creek Group Camp is situated in a large, open area surrounded by dense forest near the point where Fox Creek flows into the Breitenbush River. Campers are sure to enjoy the variety of recreation like hiking, fishing and swimming. The group site accommodates tent campers plus RVs and trailers of any size.

Natural Features:

The campground is a short walk from the Breitenbush River, a tributary of Oregon's North Santiam River, at an elevation of 1,700 feet. The river's clean waters flow from short forks of snow melt in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.

The Willamette National Forest stretches for 110 miles along the western slopes of the Cascade Range in western Oregon. The varied landscape of high mountains, narrow canyons, cascading streams, and wooded slopes offer excellent sightseeing and recreation opportunities.

Recreation:

Fox Creek is a central access point to miles of scenic hiking trails. Willamette National Forest boasts 1,700 miles of trails, many of which trek through wilderness areas like the nearby Mount Jefferson Wilderness.

Campers can fish and swim in the Breitenbush River. Rainbow trout is the most common catch for anglers.

Facilities:

No drinking water is available at this site. The group site caters to groups of up to 75 guests with ample parking. It is equipped with an accessible vault toilet, dumpster, campfire rings and picnic tables.

Nearby Attractions:

Head to Detroit Lake for power boating, water skiing and canoeing.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Picnic Area
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • General Store
Know Before You Go
  • There is no water at this facility; visitors must bring their own
  • Firewood restrictions are in effect to prevent the spread of invasive insects and disease: Click here for more information
  • Fires in campfire rings only
  • For more information on Willamette National Forest, click here

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.78306, -122.04861
44°46'59"N, 122°2'55"W

From Detroit, Oregon, drive east on State Highway 22. After crossing the bridge, take a left onto FS Road 46 (Breitenbush). Follow FS Road 46 for about 6.5 miles to Fox Creek Group Camp.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

FOX CREEK GROUP CAMP
HC 73 Box 320
Mill City OR 97360

Phone Number:

Information: (503)854-3226