Puma Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

Situated within a shady, mature forest, Puma is the last developed camp along Forest Service Road 18 in the Fall Creek drainage. This 11 site campground is popular with families and you can expect heavy usage on summer weekends.

Fall Creek offers a cool way to escape the summer heat, and the nearby Fall Creek National Recreation Trail provides hikers with additional adventures along the drainage.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Due to the Jones Fire, Big Fall Creek Road (Forest Service Road 18) and all campgrounds and trails in the area are CLOSED. …details
Area Amenities: Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Campsite must be occupied every night paid, and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of arrival.
  • Single Campsites - $15 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 4/28/2017 - 9/10/2017
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: August, September
Busiest Season: July, August
Restrictions:
  • Maximum trailer length: 30 feet
  • Single campsite capacity: 6 persons, 2 vehicles, 2 tents
  • Quiet hours: 10 pm to 6 am
  • 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 (18 miles)
Water: Yes, hand pump
Restroom: Vault toilets
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 Station

General Information

Directions:

18 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 16.1 miles from the four-way stop and the destination will be on your left.


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  Latitude : 
43.977074

  Longitude : 
-122.516448

  Elevation : 
1,150 feet