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
The campground is closed only by snow. It is maintained seasonally from Memorial Day until mid-November.
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).
Vault Toilet (1)
Directions: 15 miles Southeast of Dale on Forest Service Road 10.
Camping & Cabins
Hookup - Water
No. of Sites
Hookups - Electric
Pavement Type for Parking
Hookup - Sewer
No. of Sites
1, 20-50 person site(s)
No. of Accessible sites
River and Stream Fishing
Fishing opportunities are nearby.
Horse Riding & Camping
Big Game Hunting
Hunting for deer and elk in the fall.
OHV Riding & Camping
OHV Trail Riding
This site provides trailhead access to Desolation OHV trail system.
Picnic tables are available at this site for day use.