Carberry Campground

Area Status: Closed

Sites are located along Cougar Creek. The tent sites vary in size, with the smaller, more intimate sites found adjacent to Cougar Creek. Lake access is found across County Road 777 from the campground, with a trail that leads to Carberry Creek. (When the lake is full, the trail ends at the lake). There is nearby access to Applegate Lake and an OHV trail system.  There are wheelchair accessible facilities and trails.

This site is open all year, but is a walk-in site during the off-season, with no service provided during that time. Park at the gate and proceed on foot from there. Please pack out what you pack in, and always remember to Leave No Trace.


  • 10 campsites (tent sites) with picnic tables and fire pits
  • Day use area
  • Vault toilet
  • No drinking water
  • Garbage disposal provided during operating season

At a Glance

Reservations: This site is on a first come, first served basis.
Fees: This site is open all year, and is free to use for those dates occurring in the off-season. Peak Season (mid-May through mid-September): 
  • Camping: $15/night
  • Additional Vehicle: $5/night
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: Summer
  • 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:
  • Jacksonville, OR
  • Ruch, OR
  • Medford, OR
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
Operated By:
Information Center: This site is operated by a concessionaire. Please contact them with questions or concerns. Concessionaire information or call (541) 899-9220

General Information


From Jacksonville, OR, follow Highway 238 southwest for 6.5 miles, turning south on Upper Applegate Road (County Road 859) at Ruch, OR. Continue south for approximately 18.5 miles (the last 4 miles are along Applegate Lake) to the junction with County Road 777. Turn west (right) and travel about 0.3 mile. Carberry Campground is on the left side of the road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

  • There are wheelchair accessible facilities and trails.
  • There are no services in the winter

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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2,000 feet