Bingham Boat Launch


Bingham Boat Launch is a small, day use only launch at the south end of the Hills Creek Reservoir.  Please note that this ramp requires higher water levels to be accessible by boats. Note that the nearby Packard boat launch is usually accessible year round. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Dawn to dusk
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Day Use Fee: $5 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: Year Round
Best Season: Water level dependent
  • All dogs MUST be on leash while in the site
Closest Towns: Oakridge, Oregon (12.9 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information


From Oakridge, Oregon: Beginning at the intersection of Crestview Street and Oregon State Highway 58 (at the only traffic light along Highway 58 in Oakridge), proceed east on State Highway 58 for 1.7 miles to Hills Creek Road/Kitson Springs Road. Turn right and travel 0.5 miles to Forest Road 21.  Turn right and travel approximately 10.6 miles and the destination will be on your left, at the end of the Hills Creek Reservoir bridge.

General Notes:

Boating Regulations & Boating Safety: Oregon State Marine Board manages boating regulations. Visit their website for boating regulations and safety information. They also have links to information about water levels in the reservoirs.

Boating Safety

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Fishing Regulations & Information: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife manages fishing regulations. Visit their website for information on fishing seasons and fishing licenses.

Reservoir and River Level Information: From the US Army Corps of Engineers.

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