Spalding Pond Campground


This primitive camping area is near the historic mill site pond.  This pond is stocked with rainbow trout annually by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Fishing is best in the  spring to early summer.  There is an accessible trail and fishing platform.


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

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
Usage: Medium-Heavy
  • 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:
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • Selma, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wild Rivers Ranger District

General Information


From Grants Pass, OR, take Highway 199 (Redwood Highway) at Hayes Hill, turn onto Forest Road 25 go about 8 miles to Forest Road 2524. Turn left and go approximately 5-6 miles.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

  • This is a small man-made lake / pond with an earth dam.
  • Only 4 campsites around or close to the pond.
  • Other unimproved sites are located up the hill on a large landing.
  • Are is mostly used by day users for fishing or swimming.
  • Boat usage is restricted to non-motorized.
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3,000 feet