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Summary

Susan Creek Campground is nestled under a mature forest along the North Umpqua Wild and Scenic River and boasts 29 campsites surrounded by lush greenery. It is the perfect spot for anyone looking for hiking, picnicking, fishing, swimming, rafting, and more! It is also located near beautiful waterfalls and offers stunning views of mountain peaks, forested canyons, and alpine lakes.

Overview

Susan Creek Campground is well known for its beautiful setting along the emerald-green waters of the North Umpqua Wild and Scenic River. Nestled under the canopy of a mature forest, the campsites are surrounded by trees up to seven feet in diameter.
It is a short drive from the Umpqua National Forest, which boasts incredible glacial-cut mountain slopes across 984,602 acres of forest.
The campground features 29 campsites, all sites are reservation only until further notice.

Reservations can be made at Recreation.gov or by calling the reservation line 1-877-444-6777

Recreation

Hiking, picnicking, and relaxing are the primary activities at the campground. Well-developed trails on both the east and the west ends of the campground wind through tall trees and lush green understory providing views of wildlife such as the resident blacktail deer and soaring osprey.

In spring and fall, salmon and steelhead trout come upriver to spawn, providing good fishing opportunities. Fishing on this stretch of the river is limited to fly-fishing only. The river also attracts swimmers and whitewater rafters and kayakers.

Facilities

The campground is built on a loop with 29 separate sites. You will have access to amenities including multiple spigots for drinking water, flush restrooms, horseshoe pits (currently closed), nature trails, an emergency phone, and an amphitheater where Bureau of Land Management staff present educational programs on weekend evenings in July and August. 

Natural Features

Susan Creek is on the western edge of the Cascade Mountains, set along the famous North Umpqua River. You will be treated to sounds of the rushing river as it weaves its way through volcanic bedrock. majestic fir, cedar, and hemlock trees dominate the mountainous region.

Nearby Attractions

The campground is centrally located, with easy access to nearby rafting, fly-fishing, mountain biking, picnicking and waterfall viewing.

The 79-mile long North Umpqua Trail is a great place to hike or mountain bike, and can be reached from the campground by either trail or road. The Susan Creek Falls trail winds through a forest of diverse tree and plant species, ending at the stunning Susan Creek Falls. Take a drive along the Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway yielding gorgeous views of mountain peaks, forested canyons, and alpine lakes.

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Campground Matrix

Set alerts at more campgrounds to increase your odds of getting a place to stay! Below is a list of the closest campgrounds supported on Campflare. Or, view all campgrounds in North Umpqua Wild And Scenic River .

Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Wolf Creek Group Site
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4.5mi
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5.1mi
Millpond Recreation Site
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6.4mi
Millpond Pavilion
North Umpqua Wild And Scenic River
6.4mi
Lone Pine Group
North Umpqua Wild And Scenic River
6.6mi
Rock Creek Pavilion
North Umpqua Wild And Scenic River
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