Broken Bowl Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This small campground offers 16 sites with a family atmosphere, mature forest shade, and easy access to the cool waters of Fall Creek. Three of the sites are walk-in.

The hiker-only, 13.7-mile long Fall Creek National Recreation Trail provides further adventures along the Fall Creek corridor.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Middle Fork Ranger District: Campground closed through late April 2018 9/27/2017: Due to the Jones Fire, this area is closed.details
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
  • Check-in time is 2:00 pm or later. Check-out time is 1:00 pm.
  • Campsite must be occupied every night paid, and fees must be paid within 30 minutes of arrival.
  • Single Campsites - $17 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: late April - late September
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: August, September
Busiest Season: July, August
  • Maximum trailer length 20 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 (12.8 miles)
Water: Faucets
Restroom: Flush 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

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


12.8 miles northeast of Lowell, Oregon.

From Lowell, Oregon: Beginning at the Lowell Junior/Senior High School at 65 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 10.7 miles from the four-way stop and the destination will be on your right. 

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Picnic tables
Drinking water Piped
Toilets Flush