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Gales Creek Campground
Gales Creek Campground is located just off the Wilson River Highway (Hwy 6), 20 miles west of Forest Grove, Oregon. It is a rustic site, situated along Gales Creek, within a young forest of Douglas-fir, alder, and maple trees.  The campground is a popular family destination during the summer months.

Camping Season
  • Mid-May - October 

Basic Amenities
  • Camp Host On-site
  • 21 Campsites
  • Vault Toilets
  • Drinking Water
  • Garbage & Recycling
  • River Access
  • Trail Head & Day Use Picnic Area

Site Restrictions
  • Campsites available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Campsite Occupancy Limit of 8 people and 2 vehicles per campsite in the A & B camping areas.
  • Campsite Occupancy Limit of 4 people and 2 vehicles per campsite in the Tent camping areas.
  • Day Use is permitted in the trail head and picnic areas only, not in the fee campsites.


Vehicle site: $10.00 per night  (A & B Loops)
Walk-in tent site: $  5.00 per night   (T1 - T4)
Extra vehicle: $  2.00 per night
Note: Each campsite in Gales Creek is allowed only one extra vehicle per night.

Campground Map

Gales Creek Campground Site Map (PDF)

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