Watkins Campground

  

Sites are located on Applegate Lake. There are wheelchair accessible facilities. 

Facilities

  • 14 campsites (tent-sites) with picnic tables, and fire pits
  • 1 group campsite (20-50 people)
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage disposal available during operating season

Seasonal information: The site is open during the off-season with no fee required with no services or water available. Pack out all trash. Leave No Trace.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/14/2014: The site is open during the off-season with no fee required. No services or water available. Pack out all trash. Leave No Trace.
Reservations: First come, first served
Fees Camping: $15/site, Extra vehicle: $5
Open Season: early May - mid-September
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions:
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Jacksonville, OR
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Annual, Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access honored.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Jacksonville, OR travel south for 6.5 miles on Highway 238 to Ruch and turn left on to Upper Applegate Road (County Road 859). Continue south on Upper Applegate Road for 18 miles to the campground.


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  • The site is open during the off-season with no fee required, but there will be no garbage service. Please remember to pack your drinking water in and to pack your garbage out.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
42.02378392
  Longitude : 
-123.1586859
  Elevation : 
2,000 feet