From Detroit, Oregon, drive east on State Highway 22. After crossing the bridge, take a left onto Forest Service Road (FSR) 46/Breitenbush. Follow FSR 46 for about 6.5 miles to Fox Creek Group Camp.
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Fox Creek Group Camp is situated in a large, open area surrounded by dense forest near the point where Fox Creek flows into the Breitenbush River. Campers are sure to enjoy the variety of recreation like hiking, fishing and swimming. The group site accommodates tent campers plus RVs and trailers of any size.
Fox Creek is a central access point to miles of scenic hiking trails. Willamette National Forest boasts 1,700 miles of trails, many of which trek through wilderness areas like the nearby Mount Jefferson Wilderness.
Campers can fish and swim in the Breitenbush River. Rainbow trout is the most common catch for anglers.
No drinking water is available at this site. The group site caters to groups of up to 75 guests with ample parking. It is equipped with an accessible vault toilet, dumpster, campfire rings and picnic tables.
The campground is a short walk from the Breitenbush River, a tributary of Oregon’s North Santiam River, at an elevation of 1,700 feet. The river’s clean waters flow from short forks of snow melt in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.
The Willamette National Forest stretches for 110 miles along the western slopes of the Cascade Range in western Oregon. The varied landscape of high mountains, narrow canyons, cascading streams, and wooded slopes offer excellent sightseeing and recreation opportunities.
Head to Detroit Lake for a variety of activities including power boating, water skiing, kayaking and canoeing. Within 10 miles there are also opportunities for off-highway vehicle recreation, hunting, hiking, backpacking, scenic driving, and soaking in hot springs.
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