Cove Creek Campground

  

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Cove Creek Campground is the largest and most recent National Forest Campground on Detroit Lake. With 60 campsites, flush toilets and showers, an adjacent group site, and a popular boat ramp, Cove Creek Campground is the perfect spot for anyone wanting to "get away".

The Stahlman Point Trail is located 1/4 mile from entrance road and offers some great views of Detroit Lake and Mount Jefferson.

At a Glance

Operational Hours:
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later
  • Check-out time: 1:00 pm
Reservations:
  • 27 First-come, first-serve campsites
  • 36 Reservable campsites
Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777 
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Campsite must be occupied every night paid.
  • Single Campsites - $20 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - $40 per night*
  • Extra Vehicles - $6 per vehicle, per night
*Multiple Campsites have two tables*
Open Season: 5/16 - 9/14/2014
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: September
Busiest Season: June-August
Restrictions:
  • 14 day limit
  • Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground
Closest Towns:
  • Idanha (4.7 miles)
  • Detroit (5.6 miles)
Water: Faucet
Restroom: Flush (4) w/showers (2)
Passes: Passes allow holder 50% off overnight fee* 
  • Golden Age/Access Pass
  • Interagency Senior/Access/Military Pass
*Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees or multiple campsites* 
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

From Detroit, travel east on Highway 22 for 3 miles to Blowout Road #10.

Proceed on Blowout Road 3.6 miles to Cove Creek Campground on the right.


General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Coin-operated showers
  • Adjacent group area
  • Fire rings, grills, firewood sold on site
  • Boat launch with dock

Close to:

Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Parking:

Parking is limited in most campsites. Please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
  • Tent, auto, trailer sites

General Info:

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Coin-operated showers
  • Adjacent group area
  • Fire rings, grills, firewood sold on site
  • Boat launch with dock

Close to:

Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Parking:

Parking is limited within the campground. If visiting for the day, please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.


General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Coin-operated showers
  • Adjacent group area
  • Fire rings, grills, firewood sold on site
  • Boat launch with dock

Close to:

Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Parking:

Parking is limited within the campground. If visiting for the day, please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.


General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Coin-operated showers
  • Adjacent group area
  • Fire rings, grills, firewood sold on site
  • Boat launch with dock

Close to:

Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Parking:

Parking is limited within the campground. If visiting for the day, please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.


General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Coin-operated showers
  • Adjacent group area
  • Fire rings, grills, firewood sold on site
  • Boat launch with dock

Close to:

Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Parking:

Parking is limited within the campground. If visiting for the day, please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.


No. of Sites 60
No. of Accessible sites at least 1

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:

Group Camping

Recreation areas with activity Group Camping:

Fishing

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Amenities

Boat ramp Fee charged for using the parking area
Camping trailer Up to 30 feet in length
Toilets Flush toilets and showers
Picnic tables All sites have at least one table
Tent camping All sites accommodate tents
Drinking water Faucets
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.712266615
  Longitude : 
-122.157877913
  Elevation : 
1600 feet