Packard Creek Campground, Hills Creek Reservoir near Oakridge, OR

Packard Creek Campground

Willamette National Forest / Middle Fork Ranger District

Visitors enjoy boating, swimming and fishing. Anglers often catch catfish, blue gill, crappie and coho salmon. A fishing dock, swimming area and boat ramp can be found in the day use area of Packard Creek Campground on Hills Creek Reservoir near Oakridge, Oregon.

 Boat ramp and swimming area in Packard Creek Campground

Boat ramp and swimming area in Packard Creek Campground

The campground is situated on a large flat beside the reservoir. The lake, hugged by a diverse mix of vegetation, covers 2,735 acres with 44 miles of shoreline in Willamette National Forest.  The nearby Larison Creek Trail is excellent for mountain biking, horseback riding and hiking. It meanders along Larison Cove and Larison Creek, through lush vegetation of hemlock, Douglas fir and red cedar. 

 Campsites overlook the lake

Campsites overlook the lake

Packard Creek Campground has 36 campsites.  Most sites are handicap accessible.  Vault restrooms and drinking water are provided.  The campground is in a forested area with lush vegetation; providing separation between campsites.  Vegetation includes an abundant supply of poison oak so prepare your children.  Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring.  Some sites have individual boat docks as well.

Reservations are recommended in this busy campground near Oakridge, Oregon, and must be made at least 4 days in advance of your arrival.

The group area, which accommodates up to 80 people, has a large picnic shelter and open space for tents.

 Pavilion in Packard Creek group site - click on photo to view gallery

Pavilion in Packard Creek group site - click on photo to view gallery

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