Josephine Campground

A rustic setting above Josephine Creek and the Illinois River.  


  • 6 campsites with picnic tables, and fire pits
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • No garbage disposal - Please pack it out

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
Fees: No 
Open Season: 03/27/20 - 09/30/20
Usage: Medium
  • 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
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns:
  • Selma, OR
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • Cave Junction, OR
  • Medford, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


From Grants Pass, OR, travel south for 23.4 miles on US Highway 199 (Redwood Highway). Turn right (west) onto 8 Dollar Road (Forest Road 4201). Continue on Forest Road 4201 for approximately 3.2 miles (where pavement ends) to site, located on left side of road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

  • Access to swimming and fishing areas on the Illinois River.
  • Nestled just above the Josephine Creek with second growth and hard wood trees.

Recreation Areas

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