Drift Fence Campground

Area Status: Unknown

Drift Fence Campground is situated along the paved Blue Mountain Scenic Byway and is traditionally a hunting camp.  This is a small, rustic site and the short access road is in poor condiiton.  It features 6 campsties and 2 vault toilets.  There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home.  It offers hunting, wildlife and wildflower viewing opportunities, photography, and fishing at several nearby stocked ponds including Twin Ponds where the annual Fishing Derby is held.  If you like to drive, you can pick up the Ukiah-Granite Roadside Geology tour brochure at the Ranger District and take a day trip to Granite.  The Bridge Creek Wildlife Viewing Area (elk) is just a few miles down the road.

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.
Operational Hours: The campground is closed only by snow.  It is maintained seasonally from Memorial Day until mid-November.
Reservations: Not reservable
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No fee.
Open Season: Late May - Oct.-Nov.
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: Late June and hunting season
Closest Towns: Ukiah
Water: Not near water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Ukiah, OR travel south on County Road 1475 (turns into Forest Road 52 after 5 miles).  Go about 7 miles to Drift Fence Campground on the right.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

RV Camping

Four of the sites accomodate RVs. 

Hookup - WaterNone
Reservation Info Not reservable
Vehicle Clearence Access road is rough, with potholes
No. of Sites 6
Hookups - ElectricNone
Dump StationsNone
Pavement Type for ParkingNative Material
Hookup - SewerNone

Group Camping

There is one group site at this campground.  It can accomodate up to 5 RVs (25 people).

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites1 site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone
Fees: None


Camping trailer 4 sites
Toilets 2 vault toilets
Picnic tables All 6 sites
Tent camping All 6 sites