Hart-tish Day Use
Hart-tish is a well developed and popular recreation site with an extensive day use area, and an adjacent boat ramp and a small campground. Hart-tish park is one of the few Forest Service campgrounds with several acres of beautifully groomed lawn sloping down to the water's edge. From Hart-tish one can look south across the lake to the peaks of the majestic Red Butte Wilderness. Many picnic sites are available in shaded areas next to the beach. There are wheelchair accessible facilities.
- 3 picnic sites
- No fire pits
- Drinking water
- 2 flush toilets
- Garbage disposal during operating season
At a Glance
|Open Season:||early May - mid-September|
|Closest Towns:||Jacksonville, OR|
|Passes:||50% discount, for day use fee, with any of these passes: Interagency Annual, Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, Golden Access and Interagency Military.|
|Information Center:||Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District
From Jacksonville, OR, travel south 6.5 miles on Highway 238 to Ruch, OR, and turn left on to Upper Applegate Road (County Road 859). Continue 16 miles to Hart-tish, about 0.5 mile past (south) dam.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Nearby hiking opportunities are part of the Applegate Lake trail system, including Da-ku-be-te-de Trail #940, Grouse Loop Trail #941, Collings Mountain Trail #943.
|Difficulty Level:||Easy to Difficult|