Medicine Campground

Area Status: Open
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Medicine Campground is one of 4 lovely campgrounds at Medicine Lake. The other 3 sites are Hemlock Campground, A.H. Hogue Campground and Headquarters Campground. Medicine has wheelchair accessible vault toilets and can accommodate trailers and motor homes up to 22 feet.  Campgrounds at Medicine Lake open when the snow is gone from the roads.  In years with high snow accumulation, this could be as late as July 4th. 

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fees $14/Per campsite/vehicle/night.  A vehicle is defined as a car, truck or motorhome towing another vehicle or trailer and/or a motorcycle being driven or other motorized vehicle licensed by any state.
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; usually early July to late October.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: McCloud 48 miles.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From McCloud go east on US Hwy 89 south for 16 miles to Forest Service Road 15/Harris Spring Rd. Turn left on Road 15 and go 4.4 miles to Forest Service Road 49/Medicine Lake Road. Follow the signs 27.5 miles to Medicine Lake.  Map to Medicine Lake.


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Campground Camping

Medicine Campground is an ideal place to set up that tent for the weekend.

Fishing and hiking are a few of the activities afforded the camper in this area.

Sleeping ShelterNone
Reservation InfoReservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fire InformationFires are permitted only in fireplaces provided. Gathering of dead and down wood is permitted.
No. of Accessible sitesSome campsites are accessible to persons in wheelchairs with assistance. Some tables and restrooms will accommodate persons in wheelchairs with assistance.

RV Camping

Reservation InfoReservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fire InformationFires are permitted only in fireplaces provided. Gathering of dead and down wood is permitted.
Vehicle ClearenceWatch overhead for low hanging branches.
No. of Sites22 single sites
Size Restrictions22 feet
No. of Accessible sitesSome campsites are accessible to persons in wheelchairs with assistance. Some tables and restrooms will accommodate persons in wheelchairs with assistance.
Dump StationsYes, no fee.
Pavement Type for ParkingPaved

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.5875
  Longitude : 
-121.5947222
  Elevation : 
6,700 feet