Herman Creek Campground/Horse Camp

Area Status: Closed
A picnic table and a small clearing among tall evergreen trees.

Situated in a stand of Douglas Fir, Herman Creek Horse Camp offers 7 sites, some with stalls, on a first come, first serve basis.  This site has a turnaround and can accommodate stock trailers.

No hookups available on site.

A trailhead for Herman Creek Trail (#406) and the Pacific Crest Trail (#2000) is located in the campground.  Trails provide access to the Pacific Crest Trail and Trails #406E, #447, #422, and #437 and the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for site restoration. Est. re-opening in 2024
Reservations: Most sites available by reservation only through Recreation.gov.
Fees: $10/Night for single unit; $5/Extra vehicle 
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Trailers and RVs 20 ft. max.
Closest Towns: Cascade Locks, OR
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information


Herman Creek Horse Camp is located just east of Cascade Locks and 47 miles from Portland.

From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to Cascade Locks, exit # 44. Drive under the interstate and through town approximately 1.8 miles to the eastbound entrance ramp. At the stop sign, cross the road and drive east 1.6 miles on Forest Land toward Oxbow Fish Hatchery, then on to Herman Creek Campground.

From Hood River, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 to Herman Creek exit # 47. Drive 0.6 mile west on Forest Lane to Herman Creek Campground.

Recreation Map

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