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Don't move firewood: Please protect the Pacific Northwest from invasive species by obtaining or purchasing your firewood at or near your camping destination. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by buying and burning your firewood locally. http://www.dontmovefirewood.org/
MCKEE BRIDGE COMMUNITY KITCHEN, OR
part ofRogue River - Siskiyou National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Mon May 05 2014 Season Dates
OverviewSituated along the rocky banks of the Applegate River, the McKee Bridge Community Kitchen is a fantastic day-use picnic shelter and registered National Historic Site. The shelter is constructed with large pine timber and features Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) masonry, including a beautiful stone fireplace.
Groups often reserve McKee Community Kitchen when holding a wedding ceremony on the neighboring historic covered bridge.
Located in southwest Oregon in the Rogue River-Siskayou National Forest at an elevation of 1,600 feet, this day-use area boasts nearby volcanic peaks, scenic rivers and fantastic old-growth forests.
The unique character of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is composed of two distinct geological provinces; the Cascade Range and the Siskiyou Mountains.
The area surrounding this day-use area offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to hike, fish, swim, ski and enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities throughout the year.
The McKee Bridge Community Kitchen is an accessible covered group site. Reservation is for Community Kitchen shelter. The nearby picnic area is separate and not included in the reservation.
The Rogue River National Recreation Trail, stretching 40 miles between Grave Creek and Big Bend, offers some of southwestern Oregon's most amazing landscapes and rewarding hiking experiences. The trail follows the north bank of the Rogue River as it winds its way toward the Pacific Ocean.
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Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Jacksonville Oregon, take Highway 238 west for 7 miles to town of Ruch. Turn left on Upper Applegate Road. Continue for 9.2 miles to Forest Road 20. Turn left and continue for 3 miles. The campground entrance is on the right side of road.
Mailing Address:MCKEE BRIDGE COMMUNITY KITCHEN
6941APPLEGATE RD (DIST OFFICE)
JACKSONVILLE OR 97530
Phone Number:Information: (541)899-3800