This site provides a unique camping experience, these beautiful mountain lakes offer a more secluded environment with no vehicular access. All of the campsites must be accessed by a path from a distant parking area. Distances to campsites range from 150 feet to 1 mile. Day use area within the Campground.
17 campsites (tent-sites) with picnic tables, and fire pits
2 group campsites
Day use area
Seasonal information: Squaw Lakes Campground and Day use remains open from November - mid-May with no fee charged, However, there are no services. Pack out all trash. Leave No Trace.
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Campground remains open from November - mid-May with no fee charged, However, there are no services. Pack out all trash. Leave No Trace.
From Jacksonville, OR, travel south for 6.5 miles on Highway 238 to Ruch, OR, and turn left on to Upper Applegate Road (County Road 859). Continue south approximately 14 miles to Applegate Lake and turn left on Forest Road 1075 and continue 8.5 miles to the parking area.
The campground remains open from November through mid-May with no fee charged, however, there is no drinking water or garbage service during this time. Please remember to pack your drinking water in and to pack your garbage out.