Camp at Leslie Gulch

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Added by Mike Sanders

A desert scene consisting of towering volcanic rock formations.

I think that when you decide to travel through Oregon, you anticipate a scenery that surrounds you in luscious green forests and crystal blue rivers that you cannot take your eyes off of. Rather at Leslie Gulch; it's about the volcanic "tuff" formations that tower over you.

From Highway 93 heading south;

  • Turn right onto McBride Creek Rd.
  • Left at the first Y
  • You will pass AC Ranch, you then take a slight right
  • Turn right again onto Succor Creek Rd.
  • Left onto Leslie Gulch Rd.
  • Stay left until you reach Leslie Gulch

You will then pull up to some camp spots on the way, but you will run into a dirt parking lot with several cabana's to camp at. Each spot will have a metal parking guard for each vehicle to stay. There is a bathroom with only the necessities but hey; it's something.

You can wake up in the morning and take a couple hikes, or if you have a boat, there is a boat launch near the camp sites. You can visit the BLM website for more information on Leslie Gulch.

It's a place well worth seeing, but I want to warn you about the snakes out there. I haven't personally seen one, because I went in April, but I've heard they're somewhat common in the summer.

Enjoy and have fun!

Pack List

  • Vehicle or Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Firewood
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Water
  • Seasonal clothes
  • First Aid
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Activities:

Camping, Chillin, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography, Swimming

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Features:

Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Added by Mike Sanders

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