Bear Wallow Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground offers a pleasant experience among the pines adjacent to State Highway 244.  It features 8 campsties, including 1 accessible site and 2 accessible vault toilets.  There is no potable water or garbage service, so please dispose of your garbage at home. 

Attractions in this area include hunting, bird watching, photo opportunities, and a 1/4-mile-long, accessible interpretive trail detailing the life cycle of steelhead salmon. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/03/2016: Campground fees will be charged through November 15. The campground is not maintained but is still available throughout the winter. Access will be snowmobiles only once the road is inaccessible due to snow.
Operational Hours: The campground is closed only by snow. It is maintained seasonally from Memorial Day until mid-November.
Reservations: Not reservable. First come, first serve.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Single site: $8 per night (extra $5 fee per vhicle exceeding the two-vehicle-per-site allowance). Occupancy is limited to 8 people and 2 vehicles per site. 
Open Season: Late May
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: Hunting seasons
Closest Towns: Ukiah, OR
Water: No potable water. Adjacent to Bear Wallow Creek
Restroom: Vault (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Ukiah, Oregon: Travel east on Highway 244 and continue for 11.5 miles to Bear Wallow Campground on the left hand side (north).


Conveniently located along Oregon State Highway 244. 

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RV Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
Hookup - WaterNone
Pavement Type of Parking Gravel
No. of Sites 8
Size Restrictions 3 sites can accomodate RVs longer than 20 feet.
No. of Accessible sites 1
Hookups - ElectricNone
Dump StationsNone
Hookup - SewerNone

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Camping trailer All sites
Toilets Vault (2)
Accessible Sites 4 and 6 are accessible, as is the interpretive trail
Picnic tables 1 day use table at the interpretive trail parking area
Parking Gravel
Tent camping All sites
Interpretive Site 1/4 mile trail interprets steelhead lifecycle