Poole Creek Campground

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Poole Creek Single Campsite

Situated in a mixed stand of lodgepole pine, mountain hemlock and Shasta red fir this campground is just south of the mouth of Poole Creek, on the west shore of Lemolo Lake. Lemolo Lake is also the highest reservoir on the North Umpqua River. This campground is popular with a variety of outdoor enthusiasts.


  • 60 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits
  • 1 group site
  • Drinking water
  • 6 vault toilets
  • Boat ramp (standard amenity fee)
  • Swimming beach
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/19/2016: Campground will close October 31. Water system has been shut down, so dry camping only between now and 31st.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov. Sites that are not reserved will be posted as open and become first come, first served.
  • $15 for campsite
  • $20 for double campsite
  • $5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: Mid May - October 31
Usage: Medium
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only  
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash 
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Roseburg, OR
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

General Notes:
  • Campground host available (Campground host volunteer opportunities available at Volunteer.gov)

Other Nearby Recreation Opportunities

  • Accessible campsites
  • Accessible restrooms

  • Maximum vehicle length: 35 feet (travel trailer up to 30 feet and recreation vehicles up to 35 feet)


From Roseburg, OR, travel east on OR-138 / Diamond Lake Boulevard for 72 miles and turn left onto Forest Road 2610 (Bird's Point Road). Proceed 4 miles and turn right at the Poole Creek Campground sign. The campground is located on the right side of the road.

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Campground Camping

Boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, waterskiing

  • Hiking trails nearby for Lemolo Falls, the North Umpqua River and the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail
  • The lake contains Kokanee, Eastern Brook, and a few Rainbow trout. Large German brown trout are wild native fish and can be taken on troll and fly.
  • Waterskiing is a popular activity on portions of the lake.
  • The lake depth exceeds 100 feet in places.
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4,150 feet