Cave Creek Campground in Oregon Caves National Monument offers the amazing opportunity to camp in a small forested campground.
Cave Creek Campground - Oregon Caves National Monument
This is a gorgeous campground with tons of shade and tree cover. Be prepared for it to be cool and damp.
To reach the campground there is a small road. One great thing is the amount of space between campsites. There is a ton of privacy and the campground is truly gorgeous.
The bathrooms may be a walk uphill from your campsite.
The Cave Creek Trail connects the campground to Oregon Caves NM
Season: Memorial Day Weekend through September 30 or first fall rainstorm
Number of Sites: 17 sites
Location in the park: 15 miles up Highway 46 from Cave Junction and 4 miles from the cave entrance
$10 per night
$5.00 if you have a Senior Pass or Access Pass
Payments accepted: Cash or check
Elevation: 2,500 feet
Pets Allowed: Pets are allowed but they must be on a leash less than 6 feet long.
Pets are not allowed inside park buildings or on specific trails.
Are campground Reservations Available? No, all sites are first come first served
First Come, First Served? Yes
Flush Toilets: No, vault toilets
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? No
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire pit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes, communal bear boxes in the campground
Potable Water? Yes
RV Camping at Cave Creek Campground
No RV's or trailers are allowed in the campground. The maximum vehicle length is 20 feet.
How to get to Campground
The campground is located a few miles from the Oregon Caves National Monument Visitor Center.
Be prepared that the road into Oregon Caves is windy and twisty!
Important Dates for Campground
The maximum number of people in a campsite: A maximum of six people (including children) are allowed per campsite. There is no limit on the number of tents (as long as they all fit into the campsite).
The number of cars per campsite: Two motorized vehicles per campsite. A valid campground car pass must be displayed.
Checkout time: 12 noon
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 6 am
Maximum Stay: 7-day maximum stay limit.
How to get to Cave Creek Campground
From Grants Pass, OR, travel south 29.5 miles on US Highway 199 (Redwood Highway) to Cave Junction, OR. Turn left (east) onto Caves Highway (Highway 46), and continue for approximately 16 miles to the right-hand (south) turn to the Cave Creek Campground.
Cave Creek Campground Map
Photos of Cave Creek Campground
Site #1 you have to walk down into the campsite.
Site #8 Right along the creek
Additional Oregon National Park resources
National Parks in Oregon - Check out all of the National Parks you can visit in Oregon
Crater Lake National Park Camping - Check out the camping options available in Crater Lake NP
Crater Lake Lodge - Check out our review of staying at Crater Lake Lodge
Things to do Crater Lake - If you are heading to Crater Lake NP check out all of the great things to do in the park.
The campground is managed by the National Park Service.
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