Hart-tish Campground


7 traditional tent campsites and 8 lakeside RV parking spots (no hook-ups). Hart-tish is a well developed and popular recreation site with an extensive day use area, a boat ramp and a small campground. The camping area has 7 walk-in tent sites and a parking area for self-contained RVs. Hart-Tish park is one of the few Forest Service parks with several acres of beautifully groomed lawn sloping down to the water's edge. From Hart-Tish one can look south across the lake to the peaks of the majestic Red Buttes Wilderness. The boat ramp is usable until the lake drops below 1,928 feet (above sea-level) or when the facility is closed for winter. Nearby Hiking Opportunities: Applegate Lake trail system, including Da-ku-be-te-de Trail, Grouse Loop Trail, Collings Mountain Trail. Information on this facility is available year-round by calling (541) 899-9220.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 03/15/2013: No current conditions report available.
Reservations: All sites are reservable.
  • Camping: $15/site, Extra vehicle: $5
  • Day use: $5
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs are not allowed
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited
  • 10 m.p.h. speed limit on Applegate Lake
Closest Towns: Jacksonville, OR
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping, or day use fee, with any of these passes: Interagency Annual, Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Gold Age and Golden Access honored.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District

General Information

Directions: Travel south from Jacksonville 6.5 miles on Highway 238 to Ruch and turn left on to Upper Applegate Road (County road 859). Continue 16 miles to Hart-tish, about 0.5 mile past (south) dam.

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