Grider Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

For hikers heading north on the Pacific Crest Trail the Grider Creek Campground is the first glimpse of civilization in over 40 miles. Driving from Seiad is a little over 6 miles but this campground, deep in the forest, makes you feel like you are a million miles from anywhere. The dense forest along Grider Creek provides 10 secluded campsites for tents, small RV's and trailers. There are tables, fire rings and vault restrooms. Two adjoining large corrals will accommodate 4 horses that get along. Parking is also available for Day Use and horse trailers.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: For a list of outfitters and guides permitted by the US Forest Service to operate on the Klamath National Forest click here.
Fees No fee
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: June-August
Restrictions: Do not tie horses to trees, living or dead. Do not tie horses to corral rails or posts. Keep horses away from the creek. Avoid damage to creek bank. Carry water to horses in corrals. Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Seiad 6 miles
Water: Horses only, Not for Drinking
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information


From Seiad east on Hwy 96 approx. 1.4 miles. Right on Grider Rd approx 2.3 miles. Right on Forest Road 46N66 (locally known as Grider Creek Rd) approx 2.5 miles to the campground.


Two vehicles per campsite.  Extra vehicles park in Day Use parking.


Two vehicles allowed per campsite including trailers.  Additional vehicles should park in the Day Use parking area.


Day riders should park in the Day Use parking area whenever possible to allow campsites to remain available for campers.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Old Growth forest surrounds this campground with access to the Pacific Crest Trail.  Campsites are available along the creek and back away from the creek in the woods.

Fire InformationCampfires in fire rings provided, subject to local restrictions.
No. of Sites10
Reservation InfoReservations not available. All sites are first come, first served.
No. of Accessible sitesNone
Fees: No fee.

RV Camping

Old Growth forest surrounds this campground with access to PCT.

Vechicle ClearanceWatch overhead for low hanging branches
Hookup - SewerNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Fire InformationCampfires in fire rings provided, subject to local restrictions.
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel
No. of Sites10
Size Restrictions28'
Reservation InfoNo reservations
No. of Accessible sitesNone
Hookup - WaterNo


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