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Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon

   

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This is a primitive campground which obviously means that there are a small number of amenities. As soon as you arrive at a primitive campground like Skookum Lake Campground you'll realize it was well worth the effort getting here. At this primitive campground you may get a lovelier wilderness experience than you would get at a more civilized campground. Natural splendor surrounds this primitive campground. The splendid choice of local attractions, and such a splendid variety of outdoors recreation will without doubt have you coming back persistently. How long has it been since you went for a weekend of camping? Skookum Lake Campground in Oregon is such a magnificent place.
 
    This campground is to be found in the delightful Central Cascade Range. There's such a great deal of things to do near Skookum Lake Campground, and if you're looking for a magnificent place to go for a weekend of camping, this is
 a pleasant choice.
There's heaps of outdoors recreation available nearby such as whitewater paddling, swimming, hiking, playing golf, and fishing, so there's absolutely no way to get bored.
Scores of folks opt for Skookum Lake Campground to visit nearby Detroit Lake State Park. As long as you like the outdoors you will like Oregon.
You ought to check the situation before heading out; kayak paddling can get risky. A pretty hiking and backpacking trail around here is East Mountain Trail; it's 2.8 miles long and has a difference between top and bottom of 479 feet. Great backcountry trekking awaits you on the in the vicinity Thunder Mountain Trail; this wilderness trail has
 
a variation between top and bottom of 3,377 feet and is 4.6 miles from beginning to end. The Thunder Mountain Trail is challenging; it calls for in the order of one day to backcountry hike.  

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Other campgrounds near Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon:

   Kingfisher Camp, Detroit, 5 miles away
      
   Raab, Detroit, 6 miles away
      
   Little Fan Creek, Detroit, 7 miles away
      
   Riverside, Welches, 7 miles away
      
   Riverford, Detroit, 7 miles away
      
   Fish Creek, Sandy, 8 miles away
      
   Armstrong, Sandy, 8 miles away
      
   Indian Henry, Brightwood, 8 miles away
      
   Lockaby, Sandy, 8 miles away
      
   Carter Bridge, Sandy, 8 miles away
      

Marinas near Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon:

   Detroit Lake Marina, Detroit, 13 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon:

   Clackamas River, Clackamas County, 7 miles away
      Class -blank- - 9.2 miles long (Collawash River to Three Lynx Power Station)

   Collawash River, Clackamas County, 8 miles away
      Class IV - 5.5 miles long (Mile 5.5 bridge to Two Rivers Picnic Area)

   Clackamas River, Clackamas County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 12.5 miles long (Three Lynx Power Station to North Fork Reservoir)

   Clackamas River - South Fork, Clackamas County, 10 miles away
      Class V+ - 0 miles long (South Fork Clackamas Falls)

   Roaring River, Clackamas County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Road 4611 to Roaring River Campground)


Public Lands near Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon:

   Detroit Lake State Park, Oregon, 12 miles away

   Detroit Lake State Park, Oregon, 12 miles away

   Milo McIver State Park, Oregon, 21 miles away

   Bonnie Lure State Park, Oregon, 23 miles away

   Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon, 26 miles away


Trails near Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon:

   East Mountain Trail, Clackamas County, 1 miles away
       2.8 hiking miles, 479 feet elevation difference

   Thunder Mountain Trail, Clackamas County, 2 miles away
      4.6 hiking miles, 3377 feet elevation difference

   South Fork Mountain Trail, Clackamas County, 2 miles away
       5.6 hiking miles, 2378 feet elevation difference

   Molalla Trail, Clackamas County, 3 miles away
      3 hiking miles, 1285 feet elevation difference

   Cold Spring Trail, Clackamas County, 4 miles away
       4.2 hiking miles, 1284 feet elevation difference

   Whetstone Trail, Clackamas County, 4 miles away
       3.2 hiking miles, 1456 feet elevation difference

   Nohorn Trail, Clackamas County, 5 miles away
      1.9 hiking miles, 472 feet elevation difference


Golf Courses Near Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon:

   Springwater Golf Course, Estacada, 18 miles away

   Elkhorn Valley Golf Course, Lyons, 19 miles away


Lakes Near Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon:

   Cougar Lake, Clackamas County, 7 miles away

   Lake Lenore, Clackamas County, 8 miles away

   Williams Lake, Clackamas County, 10 miles away

   Clear Lake, Clackamas County, 11 miles away

   North Fork Reservoir, Clackamas County, 15 miles away


Current weather conditions at Skookum Lake Campground, Central Cascade Range, Oregon
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Local climate location: ESTACADA 8 miles away


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