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Black Canyon Campground

7 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Willamette National Forest

Black Canyon Campground in Oregon rests next to the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. This scenic campground is heavily shaded by towering hemlock, cedar and Douglas fir. Fishing and kayaking are a popular pastimes.

Recreation

A 1-mile interpretive nature trail winds through the…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
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  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 44 ft.

Reviews

7 Reviews of Black Canyon Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Charlott K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2021

Primitive

Not the place to take a big motorhome and no cell service but nice if you want to tent camp in the woods

Site11
Month of VisitSeptember
Sarah S.The Dyrt ADMIN User
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2020

A Nice Surprise

We just happened to stop at this campground and I'm so glad we discovered it! Because we arrived on a Sunday we had almost the entire campground to choose from. I believe sites 24-30, 33, 35-39 are all on the river side which are great. 

We ended up at site 26 which I think may have…

  • The river access directly from our site
  • Site 36 - was fine with our camper but probably technically a walk in site. If you want to be close to the fire ring and picnic table, you would need a tent.
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Site26
Month of VisitOctober
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Reviewed Jun. 24, 2020

Pros and Cons

We originally booked a reserved site at the campground. These slots are all in the center of the campground. The spot was nice but located about 200 ft from riverfront first come first serve sites so we packed up and moved there. Site manager said paying for these was different and we had to pay…

  • Tent site from our parking spot.
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Location

Black Canyon Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Oakridge, Oregon, follow Highway 58 west about 8 miles to Black Canyon Campground, located 1 mile east of Lookout Point Reservoir.

Coordinates

43.80666687 N
122.59722275 W

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About This Campground

Black Canyon Campground in Oregon rests next to the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. This scenic campground is heavily shaded by towering hemlock, cedar and Douglas fir. Fishing and kayaking are a popular pastimes.

Recreation

A 1-mile interpretive nature trail winds through the campground, and Lookout Point Lake is less than a mile away, with opportunities for boating and fishing. A boat ramp is located on the lake.

The Willamette National Forest has about 1,700 miles of trails. While many are located in wilderness areas, a number of trails are situated at lower elevations and provide easy, year-round hiking.

Black Canyon is within the Winberry Trail Area, with excellent terrain like the Tire Mountain Trail for mountain biking and horseback riding, and the Clover Patch Trail for hiking.

Facilities

The campground offers some riverside sites with pleasant shade, fresh air with cool breezes. There are 75 sites, 19 are reservable. Each site contains a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Natural Features

The Willamette National Forest stretches 110 miles along the western slope of the Cascade Range in western Oregon. Elevations on the forest range from about 1,500 feet above sea level to 10,495 feet at the snowcapped summit of Mt. Jefferson, Oregon's second highest peak. Wildlife in the region includes black tail deer, Roosevelt elk, bobcats and bald eagles.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors enjoy sightseeing along the West Cascades Scenic Byway. The drive begins at Westfir and stretches 220 miles past waterfalls, ancient forests and numerous rivers, creeks and lakes.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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