The North Umpqua Wild and Scenic River pauses at Toketee Lake providing a secure home for a wide variety of wildlife. Here beaver and otter make their homes. Great blue heron and kingfishers are joined in fall and winter by ducks, geese, and bald eagle.
This campground offers a picturesque spot for families to relax and slow down. The site is located where the North Umpqua River flows into Toketee Lake. Lined with willow and mixed with maples and alders, this section of the river is very tranquil. The nearby footbridge offers great views of the river and lake.
Many people enjoy some of the state’s best German brown trout fishing. Currently Toketee Lake is 2-3 feet lower than usual, so small non-powered boats are best. Toketee group site is located next to one of the trailheads for the famous North Umpqua Trial. This trail is a favorite for all non-motorized enthusiasts of all kinds.
Toketee Lake Campground is a dry campground with vault toilets. The campground is close to the group site, should you need more space. Toketee group site offers a small pavilion with two tables and a large grill. All sites in Toketee Lake campground have good screening for campers privacy. Sites are for the most part level and with room for both tent campers and RV campers.
There are two spectacular waterfalls within a five-minute drive of the site. Watson Falls is 272 feet high and has a short trail to the base of the falls. During wetter months be prepared to get a cool shower of fresh mountain water. Toketee Falls is an amazing two level falls flowing out of a basalt column wall. The viewing platform is less than a half mile down the trail. Hikers get a unique view into the pool between both waterfalls. If you need a little faster paced recreation, there is the North Umpqua Trail. This is a very popular trail for mountain biking. Many bikers use Toketee as a base camp for exploring the North Umpqua Trail.