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Trout Creek Campground

2 Reviews

About This Campground

Featuring a boat launch, a seasonal ranger station and trailhead, Trout Creek campground offers 21 campsites and three group-use campsites along the Lower Deschutes Wild and Scenic River. Some pull-through campsites as well as day-use parking are available in the recreation site. Access to the…

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 115 ft.

Access

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

Reviews

2 Reviews of Trout Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Thomas B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 9, 2019

Rustic but Scenic

This campground is a nice mix of rustic and scenic. No reservations are accepted, and it can be hard to find a spot, due to high popularity with fishermen and rafting guides at the Deschutes River takeout/put-in. People seem to stay put for a while. However, the sites are quite big, and we shared…

Month of VisitJune
Kelly N.
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2018

Large secluded tent sites with water access

This site is tucked into the Willamette National Forest past Detroit State Park on Highway 22 in Linn County, also known as an Oregon old growth forest. These sites are large, secluded, with water access and access to the river straight from your campsites. You will want to bring a pot and your…

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Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Trout Creek Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Madras, Oregon: Drive 3 miles north on US highway 97; turn left onto NE Cora Drive and proceed another 0.7 miles. Make a slight left onto NE Clark Drive for another 5.8 mi, then turn left onto NE Buckley Ln/NE Clark Drive; proceed another 0.4 miles. NE Buckley Ln/NE Clark Drive turns left and becomes NE Clemens Drive for another 1.3 miles. At the community of Gateway, turn right to stay on NE Clemens Drive which becomes Coleman Road. The road turns to gravel at Trout Creek and a narrow tunnel precludes tall vehicles. After another 4.4 miles Trout Creek Campground is on the banks of the Deschutes River.

Coordinates

44.81589407 N
121.09532655 W

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About This Campground

Featuring a boat launch, a seasonal ranger station and trailhead, Trout Creek campground offers 21 campsites and three group-use campsites along the Lower Deschutes Wild and Scenic River. Some pull-through campsites as well as day-use parking are available in the recreation site. Access to the 7-mile Trout Creek Trail and Trout Creek Climbing Area originate at the south end of the campground.

Know Before You Go:

The campground is open year round but no potable water is available

Cell phone service is not available in the campground.

Goathead, also known as puncturevine, is present in the area; protect your pets and bicycle tires

The Trout Creek Climbing Area is subject to an annual seasonal wildlife closure from January 15 to August 31 to protect sensitive nesting golden eagles. Point of Interest:

Spectacular and towering volcanic cliffs - fine examples of what geologists call columnar basalt - can be seen on the Trout Creek trail upriver from the campground.

ADA Access: Some campground facilities are accessible.

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