The Poole Creek Campground lies just south of the mouth of Poole Creek in the Lemolo Lake Recreation Area on the west shore of Lemolo Lake, the highest reservoir on the North Umpqua River. The campground features lodgepole pine, mountain hemlock, and a Shasta red fir forest.
Facilities at the campground include tables, fireplaces, running water, vault toilets, a boat ramp (Northwest Forest Pass is required) and a
Lemolo Lake contains Kokanee, Eastern Brook, and a few Rainbow trout. Large German brown trout are wild native fish and can be taken on troll and fly. Waterskiing is another popular activity on portions of the lake. The lake depth exceeds 100 feet in places.
The area includes the Bunker Hill Forest Service Campground with five camping units the East Lemolo Forest Service Campground with informal camping units, and the Inlet Forest Service Campground with 14 camping units. In addition, is a full service resort operating under special use permit from the Umpqua National Forest including: motel units and Swiss chalets, a restaurant, a lounge, groceries, gasoline, propane, fishing licenses, and boat rentals and boat ramp. An RV park which includes full hookup or electricity and water hookup only, a dump station, bathrooms
showers, and a Landromat is within this area as well.
Directions from Prospect: Travel northeast on Highway 230 to its junction with Highway 138. Continue on 138 and turn north onto Road 2610, the Bird's Point Road. Proceed four miles and turn right at the Poole Creek Campground sign. The campground is located on the west shore of Lemolo Lake.
Normal Services Available:
Mid-May through October
(NOTE: Weather Permitting)