Coalmine Hill Campground

Area Status: Unknown

This campground is just off the paved Blue Mountain Scenic Byway.  It serves as access to the Bald Mountain, Hells Half Acre, and Willow Creek trails, offering a 7.5 mile long loop experience.  Gibson Cave, located along the Bald Mountain Trail, is a shallow shelter with a sign describing its history. About 5 miles to the southwest, Penland Lake offers fishing and boating activities. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/14/2014: This campground is not maintained in the late fall and early spring. It may be covered with snow and/or not accessible from Oct-May.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees An overnight camping fee of $8.00 is scheduled to be charged in 2014.  
Open Season: Late May - Oct.-Nov.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Heppner, Oregon
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


This campground is located on the north side of Willow Creek Road (County Road 678) approximately 22 miles SE of Heppner, OR. 

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Camping trailer
Toilets Yes
Picnic tables Yes
Parking Yes
Tent camping 5 Campsites, 5 Tent/Trailer, 0 Tent Only, 0 Group