Big Pool Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Big Pool is a small and shady five site campground situated between Forest Service Road 18 and Fall Creek. Expect heavy use during summer weekends.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Middle Fork Ranger District: Campground closed through April 27, 2017
Fees Campsite must be occupied every night paid and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of arrival.
  • Single Campsites - $13 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 4/28/2017 - 9/10/2017
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: August, September
Busiest Season: July, August
  • 14 day limit
  • Check-in time is 2:00 pm or later. Check-out time is 1:00 pm.
  • Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
  • Maximum trailer length: 14 feet
  • Single campsite capacity: 6 persons, two vehicles, and two tents
  • Use of chainsaws prohibited in campground
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all time while in the campground
Closest Towns: Lowell, Oregon (14 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access Passes (and the Golden Age and Access Passes) may receive a 50% discount on the use fee for individual campsites. This discount does not apply to extra vehicle fee or multiple campsites.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

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


14 miles east of Lowell.

From Lowell, Oregon: Beginning at the Lowell Junior/Senior High School at 65 South Pioneer Street, head north for 0.1 mile.  Turn left at the 2nd cross street onto North Shore Drive. Drive for another 0.1 mile and turn right at the first cross street, which is South Moss Street.  In approximately 0.8 miles, South Moss Street becomes the Jasper-Lowell Road. Continue for another 1.0 mile until the four-way stop.  Turn right onto Big Fall Creek Road. Approaching the base of the Fall Creek Lake Dam, bear to the left after passing Winberry Creek Road (on your right). Note that Big Fall Creek Road becomes Forest Road 18 after crossing the National Forest boundary. Travel for 11.5 miles from the four-way stop and the destination will be on your right.

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  • Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 14 feet)
  • Grey water station
Reservation InfoNo reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites5, 4 of which are tent only
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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