Hobo Camp Campground

Area Status: Open

Hobo Camp is a small, roadside camp located along Forest Road 2470 that is just right for your low-key, relaxing weekend. A short but winding trail leads to the rocky shore of Brice Creek, while nearby Hobo Creek offers opportunities for exploration and photography. Cedar Creek Campground, Lund Park Campground, and Brice Creek Trailhead down the road offer access to Brice Creek Trail #1403.


  • 4 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits
  • 1 group campsite with 2 picnic tables and large fire pit
  • Vault toilet
  • No garbage disposal - Please pack it out
  • No drinking water

View a map of Hobo Camp Campground here.

Hobo Camp Campground - Typical Site

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/18/2022: Open first-come, first-served.
Reservations: First come, first served
Fees: No
Open Season: Year Round - Reduced services mid-September through mid-May
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: Moderate to Heavy use on weekends and holidays during summer months
  • 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: Cottage Grove, OR
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

  • Maximum vehicle length: 16 feet

General Notes:
  • No campground host


From Cottage Grove, OR, travel east on Row River Road 2400 for 19 miles to Brice Creek Road 2470. Turn right on County Road 2470 and continue for 7.5 miles. Hobo Camp is located on both sides of the road. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Picnicking, swimming, fishing, and hiking are all available nearby.

  • Adams Mountain Way Trail #1419 is located 0.5 miles west of Hobo Camp on the south side of Road #2470.
  • Recreational gold panning is allows in Brice Creek in the vicinity of Hobo Camp.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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1,800 feet