Forest Rd 20
Jacksonville, OR 97530
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- Vault Toilets
SeasonOpen through Sat Oct 19 2013
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From Jacksonville Oregon, take Highway 238 west for 7 miles. Turn left on Upper Applegate Road. Continue for 9.2 miles to Forest Road 20. Turn left and continue about 3 miles to the campground entrance on the right side of the road.
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A handful of hiking trails are accessible from the campground and in the surrounding areas.
The nearby Mule Mountain Trail offers a special opportunity to access the hillsides above Applegate Valley and witness the seasonal changes in wildlife activity. It is a long-distance hike, winding up and around the arid ridges of the Oregon Siskiyous. In the spring, dwarf star tulips, lilies, shooting stars, larkspurs and buttercups puncture the needle and leaf mat and adorn the grass floor.
Nearby Applegate Lake is a popular recreation lake, located north of the spectacular Red Buttes Wilderness Area. The lake is popular for swimming, cycling, boating, canoeing, fishing and hiking the various trails near the lake.