Black Canyon Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

With 72 campsites and located in a mature Douglas-fir and Western Red Cedar forest, this campground offers a cool respite from summer heat alongside the Middle Fork of the Willamette River.  The campground offers some riverside sites with pleasant shade, fresh air with cool breezes. Each site contains a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Located close to the city of Oakridge, the camp is directly off of Oregon State Highway 58.  The boat ramp is open year round.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Middle Fork Ranger District: Campground closed through May 18, 2017
Operational Hours: Check-in time is 2:00 pm or later. Check-out time is 1:00 pm.
Reservations: 19 sites can be reserved online at or phone 1.877.444.6777. From September 12-October 2, 2016, sites are first-come first serve.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Boat ramp,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Campsite must be occupied every night paid and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of arrival.
  • Single Campsites - $20 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - $38 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 5/19/2017 - 10/1/2017
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: July-September
Busiest Season: July-August
  • 14 day limit
  • Maximum trailer length: 38 feet
  • Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
  • Single campsite capacity: 6 persons, two vehicles, and two tents*
  • Multiple campsite capacity: 8 persons, three vehicles, and three tents*
  • Use of chainsaws prohibited in the campground
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times in campground
*Additional vehicles that cannot fit within the area of the parking spur must park in the boat launch parking area
Closest Towns: Oakridge, Oregon (8 miles)
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Golden Age/Access Pass and Interagency Senior/Access Pass allow holder 50% off overnight fee* *Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees or multiple campsites.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

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Eight miles west of Oakridge, Oregon.

From Oakridge, Oregon: From the junction of Crestview Street and Oregon State Highway 58 (the only traffic light on Highway 58 in Oakridge), travel west on 58 for approximately eight miles. The destination will be on your right.

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Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
  • Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 38 feet)
  • Grey water station
No. of Sites72 tent, auto, trailer sites
  • 13 tent only
  • 17 reservable
No. of Accessible sites4 restrooms, campsites (4 paved, 3 rock), picnic table, paved/compacted rock access routes, nature trail, grills


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950 feet