Jackson Creek Forest Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Jackson Creek is located one hour 40 minutes southeast of Chemult, Oregon. Jackson Creek is a tranquil and secluded campground with 12 campsites scattered under a canopy of old-growth ponderosa and Jeffery pines. Some aspen trees and wild roses add a splash of color. Lined with willows, Jackson Creek riffles through the south side of the campground. There are some small brook trout in the creek and other wildlife that stop by are deer, badgers. In the meadow across the creek, wildflowers bloom throughout the summer.

Amenities include, a picnic table and fire ring at each site, three vault toilets and an information board. 

There is a rustic cabin just past the entrance sign that gets used in the winter as a warming hut for snowmobilers and other winter recreation enthusiasts. 

There is no potable water.  Visitors need to bring an adequate supply of water.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Chemult Ranger District)
Reservations: First come, first served.
Fees No fee.
Open Season: May 15
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Chemult, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Chemult Ranger District

General Information


From Chemult, OR travel 25 miles south on Highway 97, then 22 miles northeast on Silver Lake Road (Road 676) and finally 5 miles southeast on Road 49.

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4600 feet