Lower Rush Creek Campground


Area Status: Open
A table and fireplace under the trees by Rush Creek

Shady campsites and a creek running along side make Lower Rush Creek Campground a great getaway destination.  Trailers larger than 22 feet are not recommended.

In the winter months roads may become soft or impassable.  Please do not create resource damage by driving on soft roads or saturated soil.   Remember the weather can change quickly and you do not want to be unprepared for extreme conditions.   

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/06/2021: Campground water systems will be shut down in the coming weeks.
Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Parking
Fees: No Fee
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; Campground is inaccessible during inclement weather. Use Caution
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: June and July
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Adin, 8.5 miles.
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Big Valley Ranger District 530-299-3215

General Information

Directions:

From Adin travel north on Hwy139/299 7.6 miles to County Road 198. Turn right on County Road 198 and go .1 mile to Rush Creek Dr/Lower Rush Creek Road. Turn left and continue on .5 miles to Lower Rush Creek Campground.
 


Parking:

Parking is limited.  Trailers may have to unhitch.  One vehicle per site on walk-in sites.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Just a mile off the highway, this lovely campground is easy to get to and easy to enjoy.  Some sites are walk-in with tables and tent sites 25-75 feet from the parking spur.

No. of Sites 10 single sites
Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fire Information Fires are permitted only in fireplaces provided. Gathering of dead and down wood is permitted.
Sleeping Shelter None

RV Camping

Small motorhomes and trailers will be able to navigate the tight loop of this campground.  Rigs over 22 feet are not recommended.  Some sites are walk-ins and parking is 25-75 feet from the table and fireplace.  Parking spurs are short.  Trailers may have to unhitch.  There is piped water to the campground but no hook-ups and no showers.

No. of Sites 10 single sites
Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Pavement Type for Parking Gravel
Vehicle Clearence Watch overhead for low hanging branches.
Size Restrictions 22 feet
Fire Information Fires are permitted only in fireplaces provided. Gathering of dead and down wood is permitted.
No. of Accessible sites None

Scenic Driving

Lower Rush Creek Campground is on the Adin, Canby, Lookout Auto Tour Loop.  You can pick up a copy of this Auto Loop at any office of the Modoc National Forest.

Amenities

Camping trailer: Small trailers only, limit 22 feet.
Tent camping: Nice spots for tents along the creek.
Parking: Limited parking -- one vehicle per site.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.29333333

  Longitude : 
-120.8780556

  Elevation : 
4,400 feet