Schonchin Springs Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This little campground is approximately 1 mile from the Headquarters Campground and gets most of it's use when the 4 other Medicine Lake Campgrounds are full. If you are looking for close proximity to the lake but would prefer a quiet, more secluded environment, try Schonchin Springs Campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fees No fee.
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; usually early July to late October.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: McCloud 49 miles.
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. Drive past the entrance to Headquarters Campground and take the first right and then the first left. Continue on approximately 1/2 mile to the campground.  Map to Medicine Lake.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

A little over 1 mile from Medicine Lake, Schonichin Springs Campground offers campers more solitude and peace and quiet. Good for tents or small RV's. There is no cell phone coverage in the Medicine Lake 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 Sites10 single sites
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

A dump station is available just north of the main entrance road to the Medicine Lake area.

Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Hookup - WaterNo
Fire Information Fires are permitted only in fireplaces provided. Gathering of dead and down wood is permitted.
No. of Accessible sites None
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel
Hookup - SewerNo