Very nice and quiet state park with a creek running along one side with lots of fishing opportunities in the area. Camp host at entrance was on duty and helpful. Roads and sites are paved and close to level. Facilities were clean and usable even with park completely full. No cell service for us with AT&T and no Wi-Fi. No antenna TV and only saw a couple of sites that satellite might see the sky. This is a great location to explore Crater Lake and the surrounding area. We would camp here again. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Price does not include $8 registration fee. We reserved on ReserveAmerica site in advance - easy. When you look at the ReserveAmerica map for sites (loop B) for RVs etc., we got the impression the sites on the outside (back ins) have a view of the river, they don't. Also, the pull-throughs were easier to maneuver and show on the map that they are on the inside. Not an issue because the road is narrow for both the back-ins and pull-throughs and neither have a view. You have to walk on a dirt path to the river. Nice but wear mosquito spray. Laundry consists of 1 washer and 1 dryer for whole park. There is 1 shower in Loop A and one in Loop B, separate from toilets. We stayed in B08 it was nice facing in with lots of room. Also, don't gas up in Klamath if traveling north on 97, wait and get gas at Travel Center/Casino, good prices and easy in/out. About 7 miles from turnoff. Nice drive to Crater Lake (35 miles or so). P.S. Weird set up for dump, it doesn't face up, it's side ways, so you may have a time putting in your hose. :) We camped here in a Motorhome.
What a fantastic campground this was! Loop B is reservable and we had a reservation but not for as many days as we'd hoped to stay. On arrival, we found several wonderful sites in Loop A, the walk-in loop, and easily changed our site at the self-serve kiosk. We stayed 13 nights and loved this park with its tall pines. It is easily drivable to Crater Lake, Klamath Lake, and a bit longer to Bend. Park hosts are attentive and helpful, and almost as soon as someone pulls out, they're sweeping and sprucing up the site. Blacktop paved sites are shady with good privacy in many and easy to back into. Trails lead to the park's logging museum, by creeks and rivers, and throughout the park's grounds. Those with children had brought bikes and scooters; there is no playground at the campground. Small laundry room by the restrooms; all seemed clean and tidy. Tent campers have dedicated sites in the middle of Loop A with water at every third (or so) site, adjacent to the restroom, although some opted for the RV sites. This was the nicest RV park we found in the Crater Lake area. We will make this an annual trip. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Collier Memorial State Park is just north of Crater Lake. There is a logging museum across the highway from the campground. We didn't have reservations here, but the staff was very nice and we picked out a good spot - there was a lot of room. Like most state parks, it is affordable and there is a good deal of space between sites. Our 29' travel trailer and truck backed into a nice spot with lots of trees and shade. There is a small circular trail network to walk the dogs (or just exercise) and the campground was very quiet. The bathrooms and showers were nice and kept clean. We didn't go to the logging museum, but I hear that's it's a nice spot. We only stayed one night, but would have liked to stay another, if we didn't have reservations in Idaho to get to! Our site was very level. Worth a visit and we would return. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This is a great park. All roads and sites are paved. Sites are large and shady. Some sites are reservable and some are first come. Hosts were friendly and helpful. There are trails to the Williamson river and Spring creek. Close to Crater Lake also. There is a trail to the Logging museum which a very neat place to see very old up to present day logging equipment. We would definitely stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Loop B is all full hookup RV sites and is reserve-able. Loop A is first come/first serve part tent sites and part RV sites. Our site in Loop B had a partial river view and river access (for kayaks and canoes). We camped here in a Motorhome.
We loved this park! The RV pads are paved and the sites are gravel/dirt with many beautiful trees. We were surprised to find full hook ups in such a beautiful natural setting. It is close to the Williamson River and Spring Creek. There is an interesting logging museum that you can walk or ride a bike to. All sites have fire rings and firewood is sold at the park. It is an easy 34 mile drive to Crater Lake. We kayaked upstream to the headwaters of Spring Creek. It was an easy and beautiful paddle and very interesting to see where the creek begins. Loop A is first come first served and reservations can be made for Loop B. We would definitely like to stay here again! We camped here in a Motorhome.
Collier is a very nice state park that can provide access to Crater Lake as well as the really neat pioneer museum adjacent to the campground. Only downside is that the interior roads, although neatly paved, are somewhat narrow which makes backing into some sites difficult if vehicles are parked directly across. All sites provide full hookups and are plenty large enough to accommodate large rigs. When we were there this time the park had just opened for the season so it was still quiet with few spaces occupied. We always enjoy staying at Collier and will continue to stay here in the future. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This a great park for a couple of weeks. After the first of October the rate is only 17.00 per night full hookups. They have a clean park, laundry and lots of hiking. The logging museum is within walking distance from the campground. The only downfall is the pine squirrels. They will get in your vehicle and eat wiring and insulation. We bought moth balls and put under the hood to try and keep them out. Otherwise a great park to stay and have fun. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Camped here with a big group, were able to get a group of sites together and a couple of the sites were big enough for everyone to gather. Nice interior roads for walking & bike riding. Beautiful surroundings right on confluence of river & creek, nice fishing and hiking trails. Very interesting historical logging museum across highway. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Stayed here after Labor day so it was very quiet. Even tho it is off the Hwy, you can still hear road noise, but it is not overwhelming. Stayed in A22-very nice. Spacious sites, treed, shaded. Please note change - only A loop is 1st come. B loop is by reservation . Williamson river very pretty. Logging museum is cool. Camp hosts on site so we felt safe. Restrooms /showers clean but very very old. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a very nice campground. There are plenty of trees (which does prohibit Satellite TV reception) & paved pads. It is very clean & well patrolled by the rangers. There is no Wi-Fi, but if you have your own air card you can get internet. You can walk or bike to the logging museum, which was very interesting & had tours on the weekends. You can also walk or bike to the nearby creek, which has some rapids if you have a tube or something. We've never camped in Oregon's state parks before so I didn't know you need to make sure your rig & car can fit on the pad. I assumed there was a separate parking spot, but there isn't & there are big rocks along the roadside. We didn't use the restrooms, but did use the laundry, which was clean & reasonable, $1 to wash, $.75 to dry. Make sure you're stocked on groceries, because there isn't much close by. I guess there is a little store in the nearby town, but we didn't go there. We would definitely stay there again if we were to be in the area. It's a good place to stay if you want to go to Crater Lake. We camped here in a Motorhome.
For a State/Public camp ground we really like Collier State Park Camp Ground. The staff was very friendly and they kept the grounds clean and spotless. Oregon has a very user friendly campground system for RV's and Collier is one of the best. Many sites are well shaded. The roads and sites are all paved with hook ups to meet all RV'ing needs. Many sites have a nice buffer of trees and shrubbery between sites but others are out in the open. Still the spacing is not uncomfortable. There are a number of drive through sites but most are back in. Some are a little tight to get into as the narrow road and trees can make it challenging for novices. We would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is really a fine campground. It is convenient, quiet, has reasonably large sites, nice restrooms & showers (free) and has an abundance of trails for walking and dogs. There is also a super logging museum that is part of the park within walking distance, plus it is a perfect place to camp for access to crater lake. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This is a nice state parrk right along Highway 97 but far enough back from the road that we did not hear any road noise. Our site (B3) has a view of the Williamson River out the back of the trailer. The logging museum is an easy half mile walk from the campground which we did multiple times on our stay. The sites are full hookups which is really nice to have. The bathrooms were nice and clean. The hiking trails are great. Some of the sites are pretty tight for bigger rigs to get into. There are many trees and some are somewhat close to the road so certain angles on certain rigs will make parking a challenge but possible. Our kids (and dog) loved having the wildlife around. The museum trail was fun to walk through and see all the old time equipment and cabins. We stayed here in June and the mosquitoes were out and active so bring your bug spray! We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Another fabulous Oregon State Park located along US97 on the Williamson River. The sites are large and was quite peaceful. You do get some highway noise even though it is a quarter mile away. Great place to stay when visiting Crater Lake National Park which was about 35 miles away. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Great little park. Not all sites are big rig friendly. Our 38' 5er did OK but some sites and turns were a little tight. Staff is friendly and helpful. Casino with gas and diesel a few miles south on 97 is big rig friendly. Will return. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Excellent example of the beautiful state parks in Oregon. Well off the road so no road noise, along the Williamson River, but not able to see it from the campsite. Hiking trails, wood available, spaces are far apart. We will return. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
What a delightful surprise. This 525-acre park sits at 4,200′ elevation. We arrived in time to walk along the aspen-lined Williamson River Trail that runs between the campground and logging museum. This is a first-come, first-serve campground and is open between April-Oct. 31. There are 50 full hookup ($17/night), 18 tent ($14) (maximum site 60 feet), 4-corral primitive horse camp. There are laundry facilities ($1.25/washer, $1/dryer), free hot showers, recycling, chipmunks and the promise of a river otter. Family, pet-friendly. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Another great Oregon State Park campground. Quiet, large sites spaced well apart in the forest with easy access from the highway. Good base from which to explore Crater Lake area. Will definitely stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a pleasant Oregon State Park set amid an open pine forest. We only spent the night as we were just passing through, but this made a good quiet layover. My husband enjoyed the logging museum. We would stay here again. You really can't go wrong with any Oregon State Park. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Another gem of an Oregon State Park! All the prior reviews are accurate although I'm not sure about the ability to make reservations, I think it's limited as to number. We went through the Oregon parks system. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
One of the best campgrounds we stayed in the last 6 months. Nicely spaced, paved sites in pines. Very clean grounds and facilities (laundry available too). Many hiking trails along Spring Creek, Williamson River and to the Logging Museum. About 45 minutes to Crater Lake National Park or to Klamath Falls for provisions. Hosts were wonderful at providing information and had wheelbarrows full of firewood for $4. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
A good stopping point while traveling. Oregon state parks all seem to be very good, and this is no exception. Very quiet spot with sites in the shade and nicely spaced. Several campground hosts but seldom saw any of them. This is a no reservation park. Would stay here again if passing through the area. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stayed 3 nights here in our travel trailer (28') and enjoyed the spacious (though a little too open) area between the campsites. There were clean facilities, and clean sites, what Oregon State Parks are noted for. At $21.00 for full hook ups, it is a bargain. Spring Creek, Williamson River, and the Museum gives you plenty of things to see and do. Mosquitoes are near the Williamson River, so the camp sites closest to the river will feel them more then those sites farther away. We stayed in site A-18 which was near the river; had shade and no one behind you. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We love a campground that has hiking trails leading right out of the campground. This was exceptional in that respect. You can hike all along the river and there are two foot bridges where you can cross the river. One leads to the outdoor logging museum. The other leads to the Collier Memorial Park. This park is a dog's dream come true. Acres and acres of green grass to run on. Of course, leashes are required at this park, however towards the end of the day we found the park to be empty and our dog could run free. There are also plenty of places along the river that have grass so your dog can swim without having to get out into dirt. Friendly camp hosts. I would say this is truly one of those campgrounds where almost every site is a good site. The showers were small and had those horrible plastic shower curtains, so this is the only reason this park does not rate a "10". Nice big sites for RV's. There are some pull through sites but we thought they were situated too much on the campground road, so we preferred a back in site. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a great park. It was re-done about a year ago with new asphalt driveways and sites long enough for the largest rigs with lots of slides. There is no grass, just gravel around the picnic tables. Camp hosts were exceptional in helping out our friends that had tire problems on their trailer. Verizon cell and 3G broadband worked well. Our friend's ATT cell did not work. Lots of trees so bring your dish with extra coax. We could not get any over the air TV. The camp host said because it is a no reservation park, it is rarely full, even on a Friday or Saturday evening. If Collier is full, the Forest service park on the same road will have room, (Williamson River). It was mid August and there was no one in the Forest service park, it is only dry camping and down a 1.5 mile dirt road. We will return. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Excellent camp. Watch out for the ground squirrels, they get into everything. Mosquitoes were present but not intolerable. Logging museum is a short walk and very interesting. Didn't see many people having luck with fishing. Be sure to check the regs as some times of the year are catch and release only. We camped here in a Motorhome.
What a wonderful state park. Beautiful scenery. Intended on staying 2 nights but actually stayed 5 nights. Nice big open spaces. Many walking trails and we even found an off leash dog run area. We definitely plan on staying here again next summer. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Located on Hwy 97, 5 miles north of the intersection with Hwy 62. Oregon state parks are always a good value for the money. Collier is no exception. The spaces are fairly well spaced with blacktop sites among the pine and aspen trees on a first come basis. There are easy walking trails from the campground along the nearby Williamson River and beautiful Spring Creek which leads to the Collier Memorial Logging Museum where you can stroll among the many old log cabins and logging machinery or cast a line to try your luck at fishing. Towards evening the camp host came around to inform us that the next day was free camping in honor of "Stay Oregon Parks Day". WOW, you can't beat that for showing customer appreciation. The restrooms were dated but clean. We did not use the shower facilities. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is one of our very favorite campgrounds. We arrived just after noon on a Saturday and the park was mostly full but the site we had to settle for was still very nice. Campground hosts were great and were constantly on patrol to make sure everything was clean and working properly. There are a number of very nice hiking trails nearby along with a top notch pioneer museum so there is plenty to keep kids entertained. Also, Crater Lake NP is only 35 miles away so this makes a great base camp to explore that beautiful park. The only possible drawback was the fact that the pine needles were falling and after one night of light wind the entire campsite and fifth wheel had to be brooded off. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We planned on one night and stayed 5 nights. Great forest and river campground with water sewer and electric hookups and nice level blacktop pads with comfortable space between sites. Camp hosts and Rangers were great. You can get Satellite reception if you chose the site carefully. Stick those bounce sheets in your pocket and the mosquitoes will not be too bad. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is the second time we've stay here. It's a very nice State park campground. It has hot Showers, Laundry facilities and fire wood for sale along with a good number of campsites. It is sufficiently away from highway 97 that you won't hear any noise. Sites for tents are separate from RV's. They set in a good supply of mosquitoes during our visit, but repellent kept them at bay. Make sure you take some. It is close to Crater Lake. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
This is a real nice campground with firepits and everything you need. In the Crater Lake area so lots to see. would stay there again any time. Camped there in a 36 foot motor home We camped here in a Motorhome.
This campground is a hidden treasure. Sites were all recently paved and well maintained. There is plenty of room between sites for privacy and the camp was very quiet during our weeknight stay. Several shorter walking trails within the park. There is an outdoor logging/pioneer museum a short walk from the campground that provides a welcome bit of exercise at the end of a day on the road. We will definitely stay here again whenever we are in the area. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Easy access off 97 and level parking for all size rigs away from the casino in a quiet area of the parking lot. We have large dogs who were very happy to have an interesting walk in the field next door. Ate in the casino and our meals were excellent, steaks cooked as ordered and came on a bed of arugula, obvious that the chef takes his presentation seriously. All staff encountered were very hospitable, again, showing care given to training. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Had a nice space under a shade tree next to a grassy area that friends stayed on the other side of. So it made for a sitting & picnic area. The Casino manager was nice & they give RVers a discount on the restaurant with a card. There were a few trains & a bit of traffic noise at night. I did use ear plugs and it was fine. The casino also gave credits for using the gas station associated with it. You had to take in your receipt to get a credit. They have a little unfenced pet walk area & a trash can for overnighters to use. We would stay here again if in the area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Perfect for an overnight stay. Just a big parking lot. Lots of space. A short walk over to the casino. Has a deli bar and small restaurant. Casino is not much. Price is right. Could be a bit noisy to some with the fuel station next door, but it did not bother us. We camped here in a Motorhome.
The parking lot RV spots are plentiful and easy to get in and out of. Get there early if hot weather makes you want a shady spot. There are a few shady spots but early arrivals take them first. The Casino buffet was not worth the cost in our opinion. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
What views abound from the campground! Surrounded by mountains and right by the lake. Boat access and ramp are right at the park. Clean water that the dogs loved swimming in. All sites are back in but no problem for our 40' 5th wheel. Shady and nice grass in all sites. Family stayed in a cute cabin that was fully equipped with four twin beds and a full kitchen and screened in porch. Peaceful location and wonderful owner. Will come back. Easy drive to Crater Lake and Mt. McLoughlin. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Second visit to this park over 10 years. Not much has changed. Nice view of river from front row. Relaxing location. Great place to hang out midweek. Lots of fishermen on weekends. Manager was nice, but park could use a little work. Sewer dump is a little inconvenient to use. Short road leading to campground from Hwy 97 is pretty dusty. Would stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This campground is at the junction of Hwys 97 and 62. Ideal location for visiting Crater Lake south entrance when the north is closed. Cute mom & pop campground, riverfront with fishing available. Satellite friendly. We would return. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Road to campground is very flat, wide and gravel. But it is very washboard-y. It's only 1 1/2 miles of gravel road so just take your time. Quiet, private. Vault toilets and a few central water spigots. Would easily hold 35 ft RV. There are 2 pull through sites that are huge, but they are for handicapped. Of the 2 pull throughs: #9 is the prettiest. No reservations needed. We like quiet, private, shaded sites. You'll find some here. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
We stayed for a week at this forest service C.G. and enjoyed every minute! It's true that it is 1-1/2 miles on a gravel road to the entrance from the paved highway but it was worth the slow, sometimes bumpy ride. There are good vault toilets on both sides of the loop campground with water risers at the quarter points. The site locations have varying shade and sun exposures. However, the area is not so heavily wooded that one feels closed in. There is a 1-1/2 mile trail along the Williamson River that connects with Collier Memorial State Park. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
this is a National Forest Campground. The spaces are very large and level. Its very quite. We were the only one's there besides the host. Short distance of gravel road, just go slow. Sites are spread apart. At the fork in the entrance road you can go to the state park or the NFS CG we drove through the state park and chose the NFS. We will come back to this campground again. Its a great boondocking campground. You can use the dump station at the state park and fill with water there too. There is a pump type faucet at this CG. We camped here in a Motorhome.