Welch Creek Campground and Trailhead

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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: 11/14/2014 Trails are not maintained in winter and early spring. Trailheads are typically not accessible late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the local Ranger District Office for up-to-date information.
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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