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Lane Creek Campground

Campground Description:  Lane Creek Campground is owned and operated by the U.S. Forest Service.  Lane Creek Campground is located 1 mile west of Bear Wallow Creek Campground and its interpretive trail.  The campground is small with 6 RV camping and tent camping sites.  There are no amenities other than modern pit toilets.  All road surfaces are graded gravel and the camping sites are well spaced.  A few of the campsites are too narrow for RVs.  Travel trailers up to 28 feet will find accommodations at Lane Creek Campground.  Convenience store type shopping and gas is available in Ukiah, 11 miles west.  Open year round.  Reservations are not possible.

Number of Sites:  6 RV camping and tent camping sites

Electricity:  No

Water:  No

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  No

Directions:  From Interstate 84 Eastbound or Westbound - Follow I-84 to Pendleton, OR.  Exit I-84 at exit 209, which is the exit for Highway 395.  Follow Highway 395 south for approximately 47.3 miles to Highway 244.  Turn left (east) onto Highway 244 and follow for approximately 10 miles.  The entrance to Lane Creek Campground is on the left (north) side of the highway between mileposts 10 and 11.

Fishing:  The nearest productive fishing spots are just south of Ukiah (ask in Ukiah) on Camas Creek.  A little farther in the opposite direction on Highway 244  Spool Cart Campground, approximately 24.3 miles east.  Occasionally some of the local small streams can be productive for trout.  Inquire in Ukiah

Astronomy Opportunities:  None at Lane Creek Campground, however, some terrific areas are available on Forest Road 52 (fully paved) south of Ukiah.  There are many acres of prairie land owned by the U.S. Forest Service in the stretch of road 10 to 15 miles south of Ukiah.  There is no light pollution and the elevation is approximately 4000 feet.

Nearby Golfing:  Golf is available in Pendleton, 57 miles north

Pendleton Golf Course
69772 Highway 395 South
Pendleton, OR 97801
541-443-4653
Pendleton Golf Course

Contact Information: 

Umatilla National Forest
2517 S.W. Hailey Avenue
Pendleton, OR 97801
541-278-3716
Lane Creek Campground

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The sign at the entrance to Lane Creek Campground

Lane Creek Campground offers modern pit toilets but no tap water

One of the back-in RV camping or tent camping sites at Lane Creek Campground

Most of the RV camping and tent camping sites at Lane Creek are wide and well spaced

The group camping site at Lane Creek Campground is huge

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