Fish Lake Campground

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FOREST SERVICE FIRE RESTRICTION EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018: Standalone Charcoal BBQ’s not allowed; Standalone Propane BBQ’s are allowed. Charcoal and wood fires are only allowed in the campsite fire rings.

Meet Bob, campground host for Fish Lake Campground

Bob, Campground Host for Fish Lake

This remote and picturesque campground in the midst of old growth forest is adjacent to Fish Lake, offering some of the best fishing in the area. A boat launch for Fish Lake (10 mph) is within the campground and many amenities are offered at nearby Fish Lake Resort. Numerous hiking trails are within easy access, including the Fish Lake, High Lakes, Brown Mountain, and the famous Pacific Coast Trails, as well as the Sky Lakes Wilderness and Mt. McLaughlin Trail systems.

A premier fishing campground, this picturesque campground in the midst of old growth forest is supplied by over 45 underground volcanic streams. Groceries and a hot meal are close by in Butte Falls, or within walking distance at the Fish Lake Resort. A volume of hiking trails includes the High Lakes and Fish Lake Trail systems, as well as the Pacific Coast Trail and Mount McLoughlin Trail. Many biking trails exist, including back-country and county highways.

This large campground contains a variety of campsites to accommodate all type of visitors and campers, including group, family, and single campsites. Many sites are large enough to accommodate RV’s and Trailers but cannot accommodate RV hookups at this time. Drinking water and flush toilets with wash basins are provided, as well as a fish cleaning station, picnic tables and grills. Firewood is available for purchase at the Host Site.

65%-70% of the sites at Fish Lake Campground are available for reservation through  with the remaining sites designated as “first come, first served”.

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Additional campgrounds nearby include: adjacent Doe Point and North Fork Campgrounds, Whiskey Springs and Fourbit Ford Campgrounds several miles away off Jackson County 821, as well as Fish Lake Resort.

Number of Campsites: 20
Overnight Fee: $23
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Flush Toilets
Camp host on Site: Yes
Fires Allowed: Yes
Cell Service: Good
Nearest Store (Miles): <1
GPS: Latitude: 42.39421436 Longitude: -122.3182271
Elevation: 4600 ft.
Showers: Available for a fee at Fish Lake Resort*
Firewood for Sale: Yes

*Please check with Fish Lake Resort directly at (541) 949-8500 to see if their showers are open, especially during early and late camping seasons. Note: They charge a fee to use their showers, so you may also want to inquire as to how much a shower costs.