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Sam Brown Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Sam Brown Campground is centered around a large meadow that has a colorful history of the earlier miner and homesteader to the area. Trails are located throughout the area, as well, with options for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and motorcylces, including Elkhorn Mine Jeep…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 24 ft.

Reviews

1 Review of Sam Brown Campground

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Teresa F.
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2018

Peaceful, beautiful, close to home.

Pack it-pack it out. There is no trash service. The trails are amazing. Briggs creek runs all year. The horse camp is getting a little run down, but still nice. We go every year with our horses. Its primitive camping. No drinking water, showers, or cell service. There is a spot about 3 miles up the…

SiteHorse camp
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Sam Brown Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Interstate 5, take the Merlin Exit to Merlin / Galice Road approximately 12 miles to the Briggs Valley Road (Forest Road 2500). Follow Forest Road 2500 approximately 15 miles to Forest Road 2512, turn right and the campground will be on your left about 0.5 mile up the road. Access to the area restricts vehicle size, due to the narrow winding steep road to the Briggs Valley area.

Coordinates

42.44243596 N
123.68840055 W

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About This Campground

Sam Brown Campground is centered around a large meadow that has a colorful history of the earlier miner and homesteader to the area. Trails are located throughout the area, as well, with options for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and motorcylces, including Elkhorn Mine Jeep Road.

Nearby trail opportunities include:

Briggs Creek Trail #1132 (the trailhead located in campground) Taylor Creek Trail #1142 Onion Way Trail #1157 Secret Way Trail #1282 Dutchy Creek Trail #1154 The size of this campground, and nature of the landscape, lends itself to large group camping, with 2 picnic shelters, and and amphitheater. The meadow is great for group activities, and is also a great place to wildlife watch: deer, elk, and a plethora of bird species frequent the area. Briggs Creek flows through the area before passing on to the Illinois River.

Campsites are suitable for tents, small trailers, or campers. This campground is close to Sam Brown Horse Camp.

Facilities

19 campsites with picnic tables, and fire pits No water available.  Please bring your own water. 3 vault toilets Please pack out what you pack in, as this site does not have trash removal service.

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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