Yellowbottom Recreation Site

Near Cascadia, Oregon

Yellowbottom Recreation Site does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


In keeping public safety as the highest priority, BLM lands along the Quartzville Creek Backcountry Byway are CLOSED for the next few weeks due to the Bruler Fire.

Closed for the camping season. Day use remains open year round.


The site does not have water available at this time due to vandalism. You must bring your own water. We will update this page once water is restored. Sorry for this inconvenience.


Yellowbottom Recreation Site offers 22 first come-first served tent sites in an old growth forest along the beautiful Quartzville Creek Wild and Scenic River. The campground is located at milepost 24 of the Quartzville Back Country Byway, northeast of Sweet Home and upstream of Green Peter Reservoir.

The 13-acre campground was developed in 1964. The site offers a camp host, a solar water system that provides potable water, river access, hiking trails, vault toilets, garbage service, and a day-use area with 5 picnic sites.

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