Free Guide to Northwest Camping
Wolf Creek Park
Campground Description: Wolf Creek Park is owned and operated by Josephine County. Like All Josephine County parks, Wolf Creek is financially supported by day use and camping fees only. Wolf Creek isn't exactly the crown jewel of Josephine County parks in that it is the most primitive of the county parks. The park is set into a grove of deciduous trees intermingled with a few evergreens. There is no landscaping, which adds to the rustic feel of the park. The park offers, proportionally, more tent campsites vs. RV campsites than any other Josephine park. Wolf Creek Park offers its visitors horseshoes, Frisbee golf, a portable basketball hoop, a large fire ring and wading in the creek. One of the best reasons to camp at Wolf Creek Park is to go into the town of Wolf Creek and visit the historic Wolf Creek Inn. The park is closed from mid October to early April. Limited shopping is available in the town of Wolf Creek. Complete services and shopping is available in Grants Pass, 19 miles south.Number of Sites: 32 camping sites 14 RV camping sites with electricity and water 18 tent camping sites
Electricity: At 14 RV camping sites
Water: At 14 RV camping sites and distributed within the tent camping areas
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes, for registered campers
Directions: From Interstate 5 (I-5) northbound: From I-5 take exit 76 and follow to the stop sign. At the stop sign turn left (west) onto Coyote Creek and follow for 175 yards to old Highway 99. Turn right (north) and follow Highway 99 for 0.4 miles to Front Street. Follow Front Street for one block and then turn left onto Main Street. Follow Main Street for 0.3 miles to the park entrance. From Interstate 5 (I-5) southbound: Take exit 76 from I-5 and go straight. The exit becomes old Highway 99. Follow old Highway 99 for 0.6 miles to Front Street. Follow Front Street for one block and then turn left onto Main Street. Follow Main Street for 0.3 miles to the park entrance.
Fishing: Unknown, although the seasonal creek that runs along the edge of the park could keep aspiring young anglers occupied for a couple of hours.
Astronomy Opportunities: Good. To the north of the campground is a ball park. The exact location for computerized telescopes (at the ballfield) is 42° 41' 42" N, 123° 24' 9" W
Applegate Golf Course
7350 New Hope Rd
Grants Pass, Oregon 97527
Phone: (541) 955-0480
Applegate Golf - Public
Colonial Valley Golf Course
75 Nelson Way
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phone: (541) 479-5568
Colonial Valley Golf Course - Public
Dutcher Creek Golf Course
4611 Upper River Rd
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phone: (541) 474-2188
Dutcher Creek Golf Course - Public
Red Mountain Golf Course
324 N Schoolhouse Creek
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phone: (541) 479-2297
Red Mountain Golf Course - Public
Josephine County Parks Department 125 Ringuette Street Grants Pass, OR 97527 Phone: (541) 474-5285 Wolf Creek Park
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The sign at the entrance to Wolf Creek Park
A map of the facilities at Wolf Creek Park
A typical wooded camping site at Wolf Creek Park
A tent camping campsite at Wolf Creek Park
The picnic shelter at Wolf Creek Campground
The playground at Wolf Creek Park
Wolf Creek Park offers a fenced ballpark
The restroom complex at Wolf Creek Park is somewhat primitive
A seasonal creek runs through the southern part of Wolf Creek Park
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