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Eightmile Campground

Mt. Hood + Clackamas River Area, Oregon

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  • Entrance to Eightmile Campground.- Eightmile Campground
  • Typical campsite at Eightmile Campground.- Eightmile Campground
  • Typical campsite at Eightmile Campground.- Eightmile Campground
  • Eightmile Creek runs through the campground.- Eightmile Campground
  • Typical campsite at Eightmile Campground.- Eightmile Campground
  • Typical campsite at Eightmile Campground.- Eightmile Campground
  • Spur trail to Eightmile Loop.- Eightmile Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Quiet. Near trailheads.
Cons: 
Not particularly interesting.
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Region:
Mt. Hood + Clackamas River Area, OR
Congestion: 
Low
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Camping fee: 
$14.00
Day-Use/Parking Pass Required:
NW Forest Pass
Tent/Car sites: 
21
Picnic Tables: 
Yes
Dogs allowed: 
Yes
Current Local Weather:
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Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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Partly cloudy throughout the day.
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Mon

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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Tue

Partly cloudy in the morning.
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Wed

Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
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Thu

Partly cloudy starting in the evening.
70°F
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Eightmile Campground is one of a few smaller, primitive campgrounds off of Forest Road 44 between Mount Hood and Dufur. Its most redeeming asset is its seclusion. Even in the summer it doesn't get too crowded here. Mountain biking and fly fishing are the main draw to this area, but there are also some hiking trails that can be accessed from this section of the Mount Hood National Forest. The Eightmile Loop is one such trail. Departing directly from Eightmile Campground, it follows Eightmile Creek and then loops back for a total of 6 miles.

The campground is operated on a first-come, first-served basis. It is open from May 15 through October 15.

Eightmile Campground is not to be confused with Lower Eightmile Crossing Campground. The latter is a primitive campground just upstream with three sites, and it can be reached by foot from Eightmile Campground.

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