Welch Creek Campground and Trailhead

Area Status: Open
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Hunting camp at Welch Creek Camp Ground

Welch Creek Campground has long been a favorite gathering spot for family reunion camp-outs and group hunting trips. The campground's open areas and easy parking access make it ideal for such events.   It features 6 campsties and accessible toilet facilities.  There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home. This campground offers hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, sight-seeing, photography and a trailhead for the Desolation OHV trail system.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/21/2014 Open for Memorial Weekend.
Operational Hours: The campground is closed only by snow.  It is maintained seasonally from Memorial Day until mid-November.
Fees An overnight camping fee of $8.00 will be charged for single sites. An additional $5 fee will be charged for each vehicle exceeding the maximum two-vehicle-per-site allowance.  There is also a group site which costs $25.00 per night (no extra vehicle charge).
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Dale, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Ukiah, OR travel west 1 mile to the Hwy 395 junction.  Turn left (south) on Hwy 395 and go about 15 miles, and then turn left (east) onto Forest Road 55.  Drive a little less than 1 mile, then turn right (south) onto Forest Road 10.  Travel about 12 miles on Forest Road 10 and Welch Campground is on the right (south). 


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

RV Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
Hookup - WaterNone
No. of Sites7
Hookups - ElectricNone
Dump StationsNone
Pavement Type for ParkingNative Material
Hookup - SewerNone

Group Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites1, 20-50 person site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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