Big Pool Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Big Pool is a small, shady, five site campground situated between Forest Service Road 18 and Fall Creek. Expect heavy use during summer weekends.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Middle Fork Ranger District: Campground is currently closed. Opens late April, 2019 (weather dependent)
Reservations: No advance reservations. All sites are first come first serve.
Fees
  • Single Campsites - $14 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $8 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $8 per vehicle, per day
Campsite must be occupied every night paid and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of arrival.
Open Season: late April (weather dependent) - mid September (weather dependent)
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: August, September
Busiest Season: July, August
Restrictions:
  • Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
  • Single campsite capacity: 6 persons, two vehicles, and two tents
  • Camping is not allowed more than 14 days in a 60 day period.
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later. Check-out time: 1:00 pm 
  • Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground
Closest Towns: Lowell, Oregon (14 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet
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
541-782-2283

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Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Directions:

14 miles east of Lowell.

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 11.5 miles from the four-way stop and the destination will be on your right.


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  • Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 14 feet)
  • Grey water station
No. of Sites5, 4 of which are tent only
Reservation InfoNo reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.96652

  Longitude : 
-122.6005792

  Elevation : 
1,000 feet

 



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