Trail Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Trail Creek is located along the East Fork of the South Fork Salmon River at approximately 5,000 ft. elevation.  Access to the campground is by Forest Rd. 39N08, off of paved County Rd. 1C02 (Callahan-Cecilville Rd). The campground has 12 campsites that are well-shaded, vault toilets, and potable water.  The nearby Trinity Alps and Russian Wildernesses provide plenty of hiking and fishing opportunities. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions:

Closed by Forest Order 21-05-28 due to River Complex Wildfire through October 26, 2021.   Closing for the winter October 21, 2021.

Fees $10 per night
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Water and garbage services not provided. Please pack out all your own trash. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Callahan, Cecilville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Klamath National Forest

General Information

Directions: From Callahan, take the Callahan-Cecilville Rd for approx. 14 miles to the campground.

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Winter access to this area is possible and offers opportunities for cross country skiing for all skill levels.
Warming Shelters None
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult
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