Fish Lake Campground


Area Status: Temporarily Closed
Fish Lake1

This picturesque campground is in the midst of old-growth forest, adjacent to Fish Lake, offering some of the best fishing in the area. A boat launch for Fish Lake (speed limit 10 mph) is located within the campground, and many amenities are offered at nearby Fish Lake Resort (open weekends in the off-season, and full-time after Memorial Day). Numerous hiking trails are within easy access, including the Fish Lake, High Lakes, Brown Mountain, and the famous Pacific Crest trail, as well as the Sky Lakes Wilderness and Mt. McLaughlin trail systems.

Additional campgrounds nearby include; Fish Lake Resort and the adjacent Doe Point and North Fork Campgrounds. Willow Prairie Horse Camp, Whiskey Springs and Fourbit Ford Campgrounds are several miles away, off County Road 821.

Facilities

  • 17 campsites with picnic tables, and fire rings
  • 3 walk-in tent sites with picnic tables, and fire rings
  • Campground host
  • Drinking water
  • 3 flush toilets with wash basins
  • Garbage disposal
  • Gray water sumps
  • Firewood for sale

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reservations are not being accepted for this recreation site due to administrative reasons. Please check back for updates on availability. We apologize for any inconvenience.  For affected reservations, full refunds will be issued if the site does not reopen by your reservation date. If you would like to affirmatively cancel your reservation, please submit a refund request through Recreation.gov online or by phone at 877-444-6777. You may call the High Cascades Ranger District dedicated phone line at 541-865-2735 for additional information. If you have questions, please leave a voicemail and your call will be returned as soon as possible.
Reservations: Reservations are not being accepted for this recreation site due to administrative reasons. Please check back for updates on availability. We apologize for any inconvenience.  For affected reservations, full refunds will be issued if the site does not reopen by your reservation date. If you would like to affirmatively cancel your reservation, please submit a refund request through Recreation.gov online or by phone at 877-444-6777. You may call the High Cascades Ranger District dedicated phone line at 541-865-2735 for additional information. If you have questions, please leave a voicemail and your call will be returned as soon as possible.
Fees:
  • Walk-in sites: $11.50/night
  • Standard Nonelectric sites: $23.00/night
 
Open Season: Spring - Fall
Usage: Light
Restrictions:
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
Closest Towns:
  • 22 miles from Butte Falls, OR
  • 30 miles from Ashland, OR
  • 30 miles from Eagle Point, OR
  • 30 miles from White City, OR
  • 39 miles from Medford, OR
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush toilets
Information Center: Fish Lake Campground is located on the High Cascades Ranger District.

General Information

Directions:

From Medford, OR, take Highway 62 towards White City, OR, about 8 miles and turn east (right) on to Highway 140.  Travel east towards Klamath Falls, OR, on Highway 140 for 30.4 miles to the Fish Lake access road to the south (right).  Travel 0.5 mile to the campground entrance to the west (right).


Parking:
  • 17 campsites have graveled parking areas and range from 30 to 45 feet in length.
  • There are two walk-in campsites with paved parking at the day use site.  
  • All campground roads are paved.
  • There are no pull-through sites available.

Accessibility:
  • 1 accessible campsite 
  • 1 accessible flush toilet 

General Notes:

Historic Picnic Shelter

Fish Lake Historic Shelter


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Road Cycling

  • There are many back-country forest roads and county highways connecting campgrounds and communities together making enjoyable day, or overnight rides possible.
     

Campground Camping

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

  • Fish Lake nearby offeres good trout fishing during the spring and summer months

Fishing License

Oregon state fishing license required. See Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for more information.

Ice Fishing

Fishing License

Oregon state fishing license required. See Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for more information.

Horse Camping

Horse Riding

Big Game Hunting

  • Deer, Elk, and Black Bear exist in close proximity of campground
  • Recreation sites are adjacent to a variety of hunting opportunities. Hunting/discharging a firearm is NOT allowed in or near recreation sites.
  • Reference: 36CFR 261.10(d)
  • See Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for hunting regulations.

Picnicking

  • Doe Point Day-use Area

Group Picnicking

Scenic Driving

  • Butte Falls Discovery Loop Tour

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Swimming

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
42.39421436

  Longitude : 
-122.3182271

  Elevation : 
4,600 feet