Bogus Creek Campground is situated in a stand of old growth Douglas fir, cedars, and deciduous trees, among many flowering shrubs and native species. Its proximity to the Wild & Scenic North Umpqua River makes this campground the perfect get away.
Visitors to the Umpqua National Forest are often taken aback by the unique landscapes of southwestern Oregon. Explosive geologic events have shaped the distinctive landscape on the nearly 1 million-acre forest, and provide spectacular scenery as well as an abundance of natural and cultural resources.
The translation of the word “Umpqua,” meaning “thundering waters,” defines the area. High mountain lakes, heart stopping rapids, peaceful ponds and thundering waterfalls, including the beautiful Toketee Falls, offer visitors plenty to see and do.
Bogus Creek Campground is located in a prime location to participate in many outdoor endeavors such as hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, and whitewater rafting to name a few. If nature photography or wildlife viewing are your passion, you will be in no better place to capture Mother Natures splendor through your lens or sit along the river to see the flight of the majestic bald eagles that call the North Umpqua River home.
The North Umpqua River, just across the highway from this campground, offers many recreational pursuits and river access is made easy with a raft launch located across from the campground as well. Renowned for outstanding salmon and steelhead fishing and exhilarating whitewater challenges, the North Umpqua River offers an ideal setting for many recreational pursuits.
The popular 79 mile North Umpqua Trail is very near and can be accessed easily from the campground from the Wright Creek or Mott Trailheads. Within the campground, you can catch the path of the Riverview Trail and treat yourself to amazing views of the river.
This campground offers potable water, accessible flush toilets and hand washing sinks. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and fire ring and some sites offer a barbeque grill. Roads and spurs in this campground are paved. Trash facilities are available within the campground as well as recycling. Access to the North Umpqua River is within walking distance. A campground host is on site during peak season.
This campground sits along the route of the Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway. The Byway offers 172 miles of diverse river and mountain landscapes that traverses through the Umpqua and Rogue River valleys. Travel from rolling oak covered hills and towering coniferous forests, to roaring white water rapids and incised inter-canyon lava flows. The highway travels alongside the Upper Rogue and the Wild & Scenic North Umpqua River.