Coolwater Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Nestled in the Little River valley, Coolwater offers both a contemplative forest setting with easy access to outdoor recreation. Many visitors come to fish, swim, and spend a relaxing weekend entirely at camp. Others come to take advantage of Coolwater's proximity to Grotto Falls and nearby Taft and Lookout mountains.


  • 7 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits 
  • Tent area
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage disposal

Coolwater Campground Along the Water

Coolwater Campground Site

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 07/28/2020- Open
Reservations: First come, first served
  • $10 for campsite
  • $5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: - Oct
Usage: Medium
  • 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: Glide, OR
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

General Notes:
  • No campground host


From Roseburg, OR, turn onto OR-138 east / northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard. Continue on OR-138 for approximately 16 miles until you cross the Umpqua River. Take the first right after the bridge onto Little River Road #17. Follow Road 17 for 15.5 miles to Coolwater Campground, located on the right side of the road.

  • Maximum vehicle length: 24 feet

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Camping, hiking, and picnicking

  • Some scenic hiking trails in the area include: Overhang Trail #1509 (within 1/2 mile), Grotto Falls Trail #1503 (within 5 miles), Wolf Creek Nature Trail #1508 (within 4 miles), and Bureau of Land Management's Wolf Creek Falls Trail (within 5 miles).
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1,300 feet