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Yellowbottom Recreation Site

Quartzville Creek Wild And Scenic River

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Summary

Yellowbottom Recreation Site offers a relaxing camping experience among Oregon's largest trees. Explore nearby trails, swimming holes, old-growth forests, wildflowers and rock outcroppings. Drive the Quartzville National Back Country Byway for a day of fishing, swimming, and gold panning. Standard fees apply for use of the campground.

Overview

Reserve a site at Yellowbottom on recreation.gov or pay when you arrive for non-reserved campsites using the Recreation.gov Mobile App . You must download before you reach the site since there is no cell reception in the drainage. 

Spend a relaxing night of camping among some of the largest trees in Oregon at the BLM's Yellowbottom Recreation Site.

Recreation

Yellowbottom offers a one-mile hiking trail, access to Quartzville Creek Wild and Scenic River, and a take off point to explore nearby recreation trails.

Facilities

This small campground contains campsites to accommodate single campsites for tents or small trailers. Not recommended for large RVs or trailers due to the one lane site road and tight turning radius.

Natural Features

Yellowbottom offers a beautiful swimming hole and a one-mile trail that will lead to old-growth trees. Discover a landscape of old-growth and maturing forests, accented by rock outcropping, wildflowers and vivid fall colors.

Nearby Attractions

Multiple Forest Service trails into the Middle Santiam Wilderness

Drive the Quartzville National Back Country Byway, past the emerald depths of Green Peter Reservoir and along the meandering waters of the Wild and Scenic Quartzville Creek. Enjoy a day of hiking and exploring, or spend the day fishing, swimming, and gold panning on the serene Quartzville River.

Charges & Cancellations

Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.

Visit https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies for more information.

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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 Quartzville Creek Wild And Scenic River.

Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Old Miner'S Meadow Group Use Area
1.1mi
Tent
Santiam Horse Camp
9.9mi
Horse Sites
Santiam Horse Camp
9.9mi
Southshore At Detroit Lake
Willamette National Forest
12.6mi 83%
Yukwah
Willamette National Forest
13.2mi
Fernview Group Site
Willamette National Forest
13.4mi
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