Fall Creek Corridor – Willamette National Forest

Fall Creek




Fall Creek Corridor is a beautiful 3,300-acre recreation area along the stunning national forest, deep crystal-clear pools, and rapids of the low-elevation Fall Creek. The scenic area offers a variety of recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and, certainly, exciting hiking along the 14-mile-long Fall Creek National Recreation Trail which is accessible year-round.
There is plenty to see on the trail including old growth Douglas firs, ferns, a small Slim Creek cave, rock outcrops, and a section of forest that was burnt in the 2003 fire. It is a drastic change of scenery from the lush greenery to the burnt remnants but thankfully, the forest is recovering from the devastation.

There are six campgrounds along Big Fall Creek Road. Most of them are small and offer simple camping experience on a first come, first served basis.







Dolly Varden Campground

Dolly Varden Trailhead, Fall Creek

Dolly Varden Campground is the first camp along Fall Creek. The camp is located near the beginning of the 14-mile Fall Creek National Recreation Trail.

Access allowed: April - September
Service: 
Vault toilet
Accommodations: 
5 tent only sites
Camping reservation: First come - first served
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Broken Bowl Campground

Broken Bowl Campground, Fall Creek

Located just 0.25 miles east of Dolly Varden Campgrounds along Fall Creek, Broken Bowl Camp is known for a quiet friendly environment.

Access allowed: April - September
Service: 
Flush toilets, faucet water
Accommodations: 
16 campsites (including 10 tents only)
Camping reservation: First come - first served
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Big Pool Campground

Big Pool is a small campsite, located between the  Forest Service Road 18 and Fall Creek 0.75 miles east of Broken Bowl Camp.

Access allowed: April - September
Service: 
Vault toilet
Accommodations: 
5 campsites (including 4 tents only)
Camping reservation: First come - first served
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Clark Creek Organization Camp & Day Use Area

Clark Creek, Fall Creek

A historic Clark Creek Organization campground was constructed in the 1930s for the recreational activities on public lands. The popular campground along Fall Creek has five sleeping shelters for 80 guests, a field, cooking and dining shelter, vault toilets, chapel, and amphitheater.

Located on the opposite side of Clark Creek, the day-use site is accessible by a foot bridge.

Access allowed: April - September
Service: 
Vault toilet, fields, hand pump drinking water, cooking and dining shelter, amphitheater
Accommodations: 
5 sleeping shelters
Fees (day-use): None
Reservation (phone): 877-444-6777
Online reservation
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Bedrock Campground and Day Use Area

Bedrock Campground and Day Use Site are situated on a terrace above Fall Creek near the start of the 2003 Clark Fire. The campsite was restored in 2005 and the forest is recovering as well. The campground contains 22 sites. The bedrock day-use site is located near the campground.

Access allowed: April - September
Service: 
Vault toilet
Accommodations: 
22 campsites (including 1 accessible and 6 tents only)
Fees (day-use): None
Camping reservation: 
First come - first served
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Puma Campground

Puma Campground, Fall Creek

Puma Campground, the last developed camp along the Fall Creek is located near Fall Creek National Recreation Trail. The camp offers 11 campsites on a first come, first served basis.

Access allowed: April - September
Service: 
Vault toilets, hand pump water
Accommodations: 
11 campsites (including 2 accessible and 3 tents only)
Camping reservation: First come - first served
Website

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