USFS Detroit Ranger District – Fox Creek Group Camp

Latitude 44° 46' 59.5200" N Longitude 122° 2' 58.9200" W

Fox Creek Group Campground is located along Breitenbush Road (Forest Service Road #46) approximately 6.3 miles orth of Detroit, Oregon, at an elevation of 2,000 feet.

Park Location – From Detroit, Oregon, drive east on State Highway 22. After crossing the bridge, take a left onto Forest Service Road (FSR) 46/Breitenbush. Follow FSR 46 for about 6.5 miles to Fox Creek Group Camp.

Park Usage – May 1, 2024 - October 13, 2024

About the Park

Fox Creek Group Camp is situated in a large, open area surrounded by dense forest near the point where Fox Creek flows in the Breitenbush River.  The groups site accommodates tent campers plus RVs and trailers of any size.  The groups site caters to groups of up to 75 guests with ample parking.  It is equipped with an accessible vault toilet, dumpster, campfire rings and picnic tables.

The campground is a short walk from the Breitenbush River, a tributary of Oregon’s North Santiam River, at an elevation of 1,700 feet. The river’s clean waters flow from short forks of snow melt in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.

There is no water service at this site.

Reservations for this site can be made up to 12 months in advance of arrival date by reserving online at RECREATION.GOV or by calling 877-444-6777.

Fox Creek Group Camp Map

Reservation Rules

Reservations, Cancellations and Changes must be made through

If I book this reservation today, what are my options to change or cancel?

Please remember that reservations at these facilities prevent other visitors from using these sites. Planned changes to your stay should be made as far in advance as possible. You can make changes to your reservation ahead of your arrival date in My Reservations via the Rec.Gov website.


If your new stay dates are completely different from your original stay dates, there is a $10 change fee (per reserved site). There are no additional fees for:

  • Adding or removing nights to your stay.
  • Changing to a different campsite.

Balances will adjust based on your new stay’s nightly rate.


You can cancel the reservation any time before the date of your scheduled arrival. You will receive a refund for your stay, minus the following fees:

  • $10 cancellation fee
  • Any reservation fees (only if paid when booking)
  • Any previous change fees

Late cancellation penalties may also apply:

What is “Late”?

For individual campsites, a late cancellation applies starting from midnight 1 calendar day before your scheduled check-in. For cabins and group sites, a late cancellation applies starting from midnight 14 calendar days or fewer before your scheduled check-in.

Late Fee

In addition to the fees listed above, a late cancellation will also subtract your first night’s recreation use fee from any refund owed. As of the expected check-in day, cancellations or changes to your stay are not possible through My Reservations. It is at the facility’s discretion to support additional Late Cancellations, No Show, or Early Departure updates – on-site personnel may not be able to assist. These changes carry penalties and may forfeit recreation use fees. For additional details, please visit  here.

Facility Rates

$65 per night

Nearby Attractions

Detroit Lake provides the major attractions for recreation opportunities at this site.  Detroit Lake provides countless water recreation opportunities abound such as boating, waterskiing, kayaking, fishing, etc.  Additionally, there are numerous trails in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness and adjacent National Forest that recreations users come to this are to enjoy.

Within 10 miles there are also opportunities for off-highway vehicle recreation, hunting, hiking, backpacking, scenic driving, and soaking in hot springs.

Campers can fish and swim in the Breitenbush River. Rainbow trout is the most common catch for anglers.