Dolly Varden Campground
This first camp along the Fall Creek drainage on Forest Service Road 18 provides convenient access to the beginning of the 13.7-mile Fall Creek National Recreation Trail. The campground offers 5 tent-only sites. Three sites are along the creek on the north side of Forest Road 18, and two walk-in only sites are across the road.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||No advance reservations. All sites are first come first serve.|
|Area Amenities:||Picnic tables,Toilets|
|Open Season:||4/22/22 - 9/18/22|
|Best Season:||August, September|
|Busiest Season:||July, August|
|Closest Towns:||Lowell, Oregon (12 miles)|
|Passes:||Interagency Senior and Access Passes (and the Golden Age and Access Passes) may receive a 50% discount on the use fee for individual campsites. This discount does not apply to extra vehicle fee or multiple campsites.|
|Operated By:||American Land & Leisure|
|Information Center:||Middle Fork Ranger District
46375 Highway 58
Westfir, OR 97492
12 miles northeast of Lowell, Oregon.
From Lowell, Oregon: Beginning at the Lowell Junior/Senior High School at 65 South Pioneer Street, head north for 0.1 mile. Turn left at the 2nd cross street onto North Shore Drive. Drive for another 0.1 mile and turn right at the first cross street, which is South Moss Street. In approximately 0.8 miles, South Moss Street becomes the Jasper-Lowell Road. Continue for another 1.0 mile until the four-way stop. Turn right onto Big Fall Creek Road. Approaching the base of the Fall Creek Lake dam, bear to the left after passing Winberry Creek Road (on your right). Note that Big Fall Creek Road becomes Forest Road 18 after crossing the National Forest boundary. Travel for 10.2 miles from the four-way stop and the destination will be on your left.
- Fall Creek Trail Area
- Clark Creek Organization Camp
- Bedrock Campground
- Bedrock Day Use Area
- Big Pool Campground
- Broken Bowl Campground
Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
- Tent sites
|No. of Sites||5 tent only sites
|Reservation Info||No reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|
River and Stream Fishing