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Willow Creek Campground
Campground Description: The publicly owned Willow Creek Campground is operated by a small group of Morrow County residents calling themselves the Willow Creek Park District. This very nice park has been called the Willow Creek Lake RV Park, the Willow Creek Lake Campground, Willow Creek RV Park, the Willow Lake Park and RV Campground, and probably many other names. In Oregon State there are a number of Willow Creek Campgrounds. This RV camping and tent camping facility is located near Heppner, Oregon. The Willow Creek Campground is built into the side of a gently sloping hill above the Willow Creek reservoir. The campground offers swimming, boating, hiking and wildlife viewing. It also offers coin operated hot showers. Willow Creek Campground is open March 15 through December 1st. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Number of Sites: 24 RV camping sites and an undetermined number of tent camping sites
Electricity: At 24 sites
Water: At 24 sites
Sewer: At 9 RV camping sites
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes - $3.00 per use
Directions: From Westbound Interstate 84 (I-84) - Follow I-84 to exit 209. Exit at exit 209 and turn south onto Highway 395. Follow Highway 395 south approximately 21.6 miles to Highway 74. At Highway 74, turn west and follow for approximately 37.3 miles to Heppner. In Heppner, turn south onto Highway 207. Follow Highway 207 south for approximately 1 mile to Willow Creek Road. Turn east (left) onto Willow Creek Road and follow for approximately 1 mile. The entrance to the Willow Creek Campground is on the north (left) side of the road. From Eastbound Interstate 84 (I-84) - Follow I-84 east to exit 147. Take exit 147 and turn south onto Highway 74. Follow Highway 74 south for approximately 45.5 miles to Heppner. In Heppner, turn south onto Highway 207. Follow Highway 207 south for approximately 1 mile to Willow Creek Road. Turn east (left) onto Willow Creek Road and follow for approximately 1 mile. The entrance to the Willow Creek Campground is on the north (left) side of the road.
Fishing: Yes, on Willow Creek Reservoir. Fish for bass and an occasional trout.
Astronomy Opportunities: Yes, very good due to very little light pollution. The exact location for computerized telescopes is 119.52246° W, 45.34623° N
Nearby Golfing: Golf is available at the semi-private Willow Creek Country Club. Call 541-676-5437 for golf course information
Contact Information:Willow Creek Park District Heppner, OR 97836 541-676-5576 Heppner Chamber of Commerce
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The sign at the entrance to Willow Creek Campground
A map of the Willow Creek Campground
The restroom facilities at Willow Creek Campground offer flush toilets and hot showers
Being terraced, Willow Creek Campground offers sweeping views from most RV camping sites
All but two of the RV camping sites at Willow Creek Campground are pull-through
One of the back-in RV camping sites at Willow Creek Campground
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