JIM CREEK GROUP CAMPGROUND

Overview

Jim Creek Group Campground provides your group with a peaceful camping experience on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest.

Recreation

A popular day use area with access to the Upper Rogue River Trail is just a few minutes away. This trail traverses the scenic section of the upper Rogue River and provides fishing access in many places. A managed off-highway vehicle (OHV) trail system with two play areas and an OHV friendly campground are within a few minutes drive of this group campground.

Facilities

Jim Creek Group Campground is a rustic site with limited amenities. The campground accommodates tents only and up to 40 people. Picnic tables and campfire rings are available as well as a vault toilet just a short hike down the trail set away from the camp area. No water or garbage service is available.

Natural Features

This campground is very secluded and is set in an old growth grove of Douglas-fir trees adjacent to Abbott Creek. Abbott Creek, a tributary of the Rogue River, offers a sandy beach and swimming and wading during hot summer days.

Nearby Attractions

Visit Crater Lake National Park and learn about its unique natural and cultural history. At a depth of 1,943 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States and one of the ten deepest lakes in the world.

Experience 172 miles of river and mountain landscapes along the Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway. Travel from rolling oak-covered hills and towering coniferous forests, to roaring white water rapids and incised inter-canyon lava flows. The highway travels alongside the Upper Rogue and North Umpqua Wild and Scenic Rivers that contain world-class fisheries.Travel north on Highway 62 for approximately 6 miles. Turn left on Forest Road 68 for approximately 2 miles. Immediately after crossing the Rogue River, turn left on Forest Road 64 for approximately 0.5 mile. Turn right on Forest Road 6470 for approximately 0.1 mile. Turn right into Jim Creek Group Campsite (Forest Road 6470.100, behind locked gate). Parking is limited; leave ample room for turnarounds. Jim Creek Group Site is approximately 8.5 miles from the Prospect Ranger Station.541-560-3400N