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Candle Creek Campground

4 Reviews

About This Campground

Candle Creek Campground sits at the confluence of the Metolius River and Candle Creek. It is at the end of the Metolius Valley and on the river where the rapids start. This unique location makes it a very popular spot among locals.


Hiking and fishing top the list of recreational…


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 18 ft.


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


4 Reviews of Candle Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Gayle B.
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2020

Secluded - worth the drive

While there were some harrowing moments getting to this campground with our 16' pull-behind toy hauler(last mile or so is dirt road with a couple of knarly soft sand areas that you have to plow through quickly or risk getting stuck), upon arrival the site was amazing. HUGE sites(we could have had 6…

  • Site #4
  • Site #4 riverfront
  • Site #4 is HUGE
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2020

Ice cold water, amazing views.

Amazing and secluded campground, a favorite for sure. But the road was pretty darn rough this year. Trucks or good clearance recommended.

Ashley B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2019

Relaxing Creek Side Campground

This small campground sits alongside Candle Creek and is awesome.  The sites are huge and the creek provides great white noise.  The sites are large and can fit multiple tents.  I put my hammock up and relaxed all weekend. 

Please note, it is easy to get lost following the android…

  • My view while getting lost!
  • The multiple campsites along the way
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Candle Creek Campground is located in Oregon


From Sisters, OR: Travel 12.4 miles northwest on Highway 20, then 12.3 miles north on Forest Road 12, and then 1.6 miles east on Forest Road 1200 980.


44.57511889491408 N
121.6191052086331 W

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