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Yukwah Campground is a nice, family campground situated along the South Santiam River, 21 miles east of the town of Sweet Home, Oregon. Many sites are right on the river, tucked under the cool shade of Douglas fir and hemlock trees. Two double sites are perfect for the bigger group or family.

Facilities

This is a smaller campground with a variety of sites to accommodate different uses, with group sites, sites for trailers and sites for tents. Drinking water is from two hand pump wells. Parking spurs are gravel and roads are paved. Vault toilets and garbage cans are spread out in convenient locations in the campground. Firewood is available for a fee.

Nearby attractions

Hike or bike the Santiam Wagon Road (now a trail), a historic trail used to transport livestock east across the Cascade Mountains to central Oregon's grasslands. Iron Mountain, Gordon Meadows and Echo Basin are nearby hiking areas well known for their colorful wildflowers. In August, the nearby Oregon Jamboree is a hit.

Natural feaures

Yukwah Campground is tucked in a heavily wooded landscape with lichen and moss-draped alder, Douglas fir and maple. Campsites are well-shaded and full of ferns and similar sub-tropical greenery. Many sites stretch along the South Santiam River and have river access.

Recreation

Wading and fishing are popular in the river and campers can stroll the half-mile long an accessible trail that winds along the banks of the South Santiam River within the campground and accesses a viewing pier over the river. The Menagerie Wilderness can be accessed from the Trout Creek Trail (1/4 mile from campground) where hikers can reach the top of Rooster Rock and enjoy views of the river valley (5.6 miles round trip). An accessible hike leaves from the same trailhead and takes visitors to the Walton Ranch Platform with views of the Walton Meadow (1/8 mile round trip).


Driving directions to Yukwah Campground

From Sweet Home, OR, follow Highway 20 east for 21 miles and look for signs for Yukwah Campground.

Location and contact info

Santiam Highway, OR 97329

For campground inquires, please call:541-967-3917

Yukwah Campground details

  • Campfire allowed
  • Checkin time: 2:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 1:00 PM
  • Location rating: Prime
  • Max num of people: 8
  • Max num of vehicles: 2
  • Max vehicle length: 40
  • Pets allowed
  • Site rating: Basic

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Amenities at Yukwah Campground

  • other

    Quiet area

    Shade

  • supplies

    Fire pit

    Picnic table

    Grills/Fire ring


Activities at Yukwah Campground

Camping

Hiking

Biking


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