Skookum Creek Campground is a popular starting point for backcountry fishing, hiking, or equestrian use. The Erma Bell Lakes Trail starts here, and is a portal into the Three Sisters Wilderness Area. This trail is maintained to be accessible for wheelchair users, although it is very challenging.
At a Glance
Check in time: 2:00 pm or later
Check out time: 1:00 pm
Five first-come, first-served campsites
Campsite must be occupied every night paid, and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of arrival.
Single Campsites -$5 per vehicle, per day
Day Use - $5 per vehicle, per day
5/22/2015 or weather dependent - 10/27/2015
14 day limit
No trailer facilities
Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Dogs MUST be on leash at all times while in the site
Approximately 40 miles northeast of Oakridge, Oregon.
From Oakridge, Oregon: Beginning at the intersection of Crestview Street and Oregon State Highway 58 (at the only traffic light along Highway 58 in Oakridge), travel west on State Highway 58 for 2.1 miles. Turn right onto the Westfir-Oakridge Road and follow for 1.3 miles. At the junction with the Westfir Road (which crosses a steel truss bridge on your left) continue to the right and drive to the center of the former logging town of Westfir. At the four-way intersection, continue straight onto Forest Road 19/Aufderheide Drive. Continue approximately 32 miles to the junction with Forest Road 1957 on your right (note that just beyond 1957 is the Box Canyon Guard Station and Box Canyon Horse Camp). Turn right onto Forest Road 1957, and travel 3.6 miles to its end at a large parking area.