North Fork Catherine Creek Group Campground

  

Picnic table and firering at a forested campground

The North Fork Catherine Creek Group Campground is a small group style campground located along the North Fork of Catherine Creek. Situated near the creek in a mixed pine and fir forest, the campground is popular in the summer and fall hunting seasons for those wanting a relaxing secluded site. Located nearby are the North Fork Catherine Creek Campground and the North Fork Catherine Creek Trailhead.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed for this site.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fees are required for this site.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site. Motorized vehicles, bicycles, carts, hang gliders and other mechanical equipment is prohibited in the Wilderness area.
Closest Towns: La Grande, Oregon (31 miles); Baker City, Oregon (39 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Accessible Vault
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

General Notes:

The North Fork Catherine Creek Group Campground is composed of 4 large campsites around a large central parking area near the creek.


Directions:

From La Grande, Oregon travel south on Highway 203 for 14 miles towards Union, Oregon; in Union turn left on East Beakman St. and follow the signs to continue on Highway 203 (also known as Medical Springs Highway); From Union travel southeast on Highway 203 for 11 more miles to Catherine Creek Road (which becomes Forest Road 7785); Turn left on Catherine Creek Road and go 5.5 miles to campground entrance sign on the right;

From Baker City, Oregon travel north on Interstate 84 for 5 miles to exit 282 (State Highway 203- Medical Springs Hihgway); Turn right on Highway 203 and go 27 miles to Catherine Creek Road (which becomes Forest Road 7785); Turn right on Catherine Creek Road and go 5.5 miles to campground entrance sign on the right;


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Amenities

Picnic tables At each campsite
Toilets Accessible vault toilet
Parking Some overflow pakring areas
Tent camping 4 campsites
Camping trailer Some campsites will fit small RVs and trailers
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.148389

  Longitude : 
-117.619158

  Elevation : 
4120 feet