North Fork Campground


Area Status: Temporarily Closed

North Fork Campground is a remote and picturesque campground in the midst of old-growth forest, with quiet and secluded campsites available. A boat launch for Fish Lake (10 mph speed limit) is located at Fish Lake Campground, and many amenities are offered at nearby Fish Lake Resort. There are lots of hiking trails within a short distance, including the Fish Lake, High Lakes, Brown Mountain, the famous Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, as well as the Sky Lakes Wilderness and Mt. McLoughlin Trail systems.

Additional campgrounds nearby include: Fish Lake Resort,  Fish Lake and Doe Point Campgrounds, Beaver Dam, Daley Creek, Willow Prairie Horse Camp, Whiskey Springs and Fourbit Ford Campgrounds. All are several miles away, and accessed from Forest Road 37.

Facilities

  • 3 campsites with picnic tables, and fire rings
  • 6 tent sites with picnic tables, and fire rings
  • Campground host at nearby Doe Point Campground
  • Drinking water
  • 2 vault toilets
  • Garbage disposal
  • Firewood for sale at nearby Doe Point Campground

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:
  • Standard Nonelectric Sites: $14/night
 
Open Season: Spring - Fall
Usage: Medium
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:
  • 20 miles from Butte Falls, OR
  • 28 miles from White City, OR
  • 28 miles from Eagle Point, OR
  • 29 miles from Ashland, OR
  • 35 miles from Medford, OR
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: This site is located on the High Cascades Ranger District.

General Information

Directions:

From Butte Falls, Oregon, follow Butte Falls / Fish Lake Highway (County Road 821) to State Highway 140, turn west (right) on Highway 140 and travel 0.25 mile to Forest Road 37 to the south (left).  Continue 1 mile on Forest Road 37 to the campground entrance to the west (right). 

From Medford, Oregon, or White City, Oregon, travel Highway 62 to Highway 140.  Follow Highway 140 east towards Klamath Falls, Oregon, for 28 miles to Forest Road 37 to the south (right).  Continue 1 mile on Forest Road 37 to the campground entrance to the west (right) 

From Ashland, Oregon, follow Dead Indian Memorial Highway 22 miles east and turn north (left) on to Forest Road 37. Continue 7 miles to the campground entrance to the west (left).


Parking:
  • All campsites have graveled parking bays ranging from 25 feet to 40 feet in length. 
  • One pull through site. 
  • Campground roads are graveled. 

Accessibility:

There are no campsites or facilities accessible at this site.


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

Cabin Rentals

Lake and Pond Fishing

  • Fish Lake nearby offers 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 : 
42.3772645

  Longitude : 
-122.3605139

  Elevation : 
4,500 feet