Herman Creek Campground/Horse Camp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

A picnic table and a small clearing among tall evergreen trees.

Herman Creek Campround is temporarily closed for the 2014 season due to laminated root rot affecting trees in the area making the campground unsafe.  

Situated in a stand of Douglas Fir, Herman Creek Horse Camp offers 7 sites, some with stalls, on a first come, first serve basis.  This site has a turnaround and can accommodate stock trailers.

No hookups available on site.

A trailhead for Herman Creek Trail (#406) and the Pacific Crest Trail (#2000) is located in the campground.  Trails provide access to the Pacific Crest Trail and Trails #406E, #447, #422, and #437.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the summer of 2014 due to root rot creating hazard trees. Several sites at Herman Cr CG will be under a reservation system when it reopens. No parking in campground.
Operational Hours: Herman Creek Campround is temporarily closed for the 2014 season due to laminated root rot affecting trees in the area making the campground unsafe.   May 1 through September 30.
Reservations: Starting in 2015 or whenever Herman Creek campground is open again, most sites will be available by reservation only through Recreation.gov.
Fees $10/Night for single unit; $5/Extra vehicle
Open Season: May 1 - Indefinite
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Trailers and RVs 20 ft. max.
Closest Towns: Cascade Locks, OR
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Herman Creek Horse Camp is located just east of Cascade Locks and 47 miles from Portland.

From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to Cascade Locks, exit # 44. Drive under the interstate and through town approximately 1.8 miles to the eastbound entrance ramp. At the stop sign, cross the road and drive east 1.6 miles on Forest Land toward Oxbow Fish Hatchery, then on to Herman Creek Campground.

From Hood River, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 to Herman Creek exit # 47. Drive 0.6 mile west on Forest Lane to Herman Creek Campground.


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Camping, hiking

Sleeping ShelterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Fire InformationCampfires allowed, fire rings at each site, no wood for sale, may gather dead downed material, all material must fit in fire ring
No. of Sites7 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.682797
  Longitude : 
-121.844136
  Elevation : 
200