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Summary

French Pete Campground is a popular escape located in the Willamette National Forest where visitors can enjoy fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, camping and picnicking. This 16-unit campground offers nicely shaded campsites, toilets, water from a hand pump, fire rings, and garbage services. It is situated at the confluence of the South Fork of the McKenzie River and French Pete Creek, where visitors can also find Mountain bike trails, hot springs, a boat ramp and lake accesss nearby.

Overview

French Pete Campground sits at an elevation of 1,800 feet in the Willamette National Forest. This popular escape from summer heat is heavily shaded by a thick canopy of conifers. There are numerous opportunities for hiking and fishing in the area.

Recreation

The area offers excellent opportunities for fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, camping, picnicking, and scenic drives. Fishing in the McKenzie River is catch and release only for trout. The Three Sisters Wilderness Area as well as French Pete Creek and Box Canyon Trail Areas offer several miles of hiking. Additional hiking trailheads are a short drive away. Terwilliger (Cougar) Hot Springs are nearby for a nice soak. Cougar Reservoir and Hidden Lake are also in the vicinity, offering additional recreation options.

Facilities

Campsites are nicely shaded with access to both French Pete Creek and the South Fork of the McKenzie River. This 16-unit campground has toilets, water from a hand pump, fire rings, and garbage service.

Natural Features

French Pete Campground sits at the confluence of the South Fork of the McKenzie River and French Pete Creek. The area is heavily wooded with Douglas fir trees and vine maple.

Nearby Attractions

Mountain bike trails, hot springs, a boat ramp and lake accesss are within 10 miles of the campground.
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Campground Matrix

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