Herring Creek Campground situated in a mixed conifer forest near Herring Creek. It is located on Forest Road 4N12; turn right onto Herring Creek Road (4N12) off of Highway 108, about 3 miles from the Summit Ranger Station. The campground is approximately 9 miles from the Summit Ranger Station. There are 9 sites; each site has a table and a fire ring. The main road and parking pads are dirt-surfaced. Potable water is not available. Toilets are vault-style.
At a Glance
Summit Ranger District - CLOSED - No fee, No services beginning October 13, 2014.
Typically, Herring Creek Campground is open May through September, weather permitting.
First come, first served. No reservations may be made for Herring Creek Campground.
The Forest Service operates Herring Creek Campground and suggests a donation to cover the cost of maintaining the campground.
Camp in designated sites only. The number of people allowed in a single campsite is six. The maximum length of stay in any campground is 14 days. Campfire permits are not required in developed campgrounds. Do not burn plastic or metal. Please leave the area in as good (or better) condition than you found it. Often, locations destroyed by thoughtless campers must be closed to restore the area's natural health. Help ensure your favorite area remains open.
Communities with gas and/or groceries:
Cold Springs (last gas when traveling east)
Potable water is not available. Untreated water available from stream (if flowing). Treat water.
Several vault toilets are located throughout the campground. No RV dump station available.
Directions: 7 miles from Highway 108 on Herring Creek Road.