Union Creek

Area Status: Temporarily Closed

Union CreekUnion Creek is a popular trout stream that flows into the North Fork of the Rogue River about 10 miles north of Prospect, Oregon. The creek is stocked with catchable rainbow trout from late May to August. Rumors exist of large brown trout entering Union Creek to feed on hatchery rainbows. Union Creek can be accessed from Highway 62, Forest Road 6230, or from a trail located above Union Creek Resort.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: There are first come, first served sites, as well as reservable sites.
Closest Towns:
  • Prospect, OR
  • Medford, OR

General Information


Take Hwy. 62 East (Crater Lake Hwy.) out of Medford and follow for approximately 55 miles. Union creek runs under Hwy 62 approximately 1 mile south of the Hwy 230 junction. The creek can also be reached from Forest Service Rd. 6230, which runs parallel to Union creek for 7 miles.


River and Stream Fishing

  • Fish Species: Rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brook trout and brown trout
    Fishing Access: 2 X 4, hiking, 4 X 4
  • Fishing Methods: Fly, lure and bait
  • Angling Season:April 22 to October 31; best in summer and early fall
  • Depth and Size: N/A-? miles

Fishing License

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

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities