Campground hosts help the Umpqua National Forest monitor campground use levels and assist with fee compliance.
Volunteers receive a free camping space, water, reimbursement for propane and gas, and a Forest Service radio for communication. Camp hosts must provide their own housing (trailer, RV or tent). Full-hookups for RV’s are available at all campgrounds for the campground hosts except Toketee Lake Campground. Hookups are not available for campers.
Campground hosts are needed at Horseshoe Bend, Bogus Creek and Wolf Creek campgrounds on the North Umpqua Ranger District and Poole Creek, Broken Arrow, and Diamond Lake campgrounds on the Diamond Lake Ranger District. Additionally, the Diamond Lake Visitor Center is in need of a customer service volunteer.
Horseshoe Bend Campground located 46 miles from Roseburg on Hwy. 138, next to the North Umpqua River. This popular campground is full on summer weekends. This campground has 25 sites and a reservation-only group site with 8 more sites along with flush toilets and running water. Showers are available in the area. There is no cell service, but limited phone use is available at the Dry Creek Store a few miles away. There is a raft launch and rafts/boats can launch from 2 to 3 of the sites within the campground.
Bogus Creek Campground located 35 miles from Roseburg, OR on Hwy. 138. This 15-site campground has flush toilets and running water. Showers are available in the vicinity. There is no cell service. Raft launch is across the highway from the campground. This is a high-use campground on weekends.
Wolf Creek Campground located 37 miles from Roseburg at milepost 17 miles on Little River Road. This campground has seven sites and a group site with a pavilion and grass field. Three sites are available for reservations. The two bathrooms have flush toilets and sinks. There is no cell service.Swimming is a popular activity because the Little River is adjacent to the campground. The campground is often at capacity on weekends.
Toketee Lake Campground located on northeast side of Toketee Lake. Expect dry camping and no hookups at this 32-site campground that also has a group site on a reservation system. The boat ramp into Toketee Lake (really a reservoir) gets busy. Nearby Toketee Falls and Umpqua Hot Springs are popular sites with visitors. The nearest full-service town is Roseburg. Limited supplies can be purchased at 12 miles away at the Dry Creek Store. Limited cell phone service; emergency phone service is available at nearby Toketee Ranger Station.
Pool Creek Campground located on the west side of Lemolo Lake. This 60-site campground features a boat launch and vault toilets with running water. Showers are available nearby. The host site is on Lemolo Lake. This campground is usually busy with day-use visitors, guests from Lemolo Lake Resort, and overnight campers. Limited supplies can be purchased at the Diamond Lake Resort; full services available in Bend, Roseburg, Klamath Falls, or Medford. Limited cell service with emergency phone is available at nearby Lemolo Lake Resort. The lake is a reservoir; expect the water level to fluctuate.
Broken Arrow Campground located on the south end of Diamond Lake, across the road. This busy, 60-site campground has flush toilets, running water, and a shower house. This is a first-come, first-served campground, with a group reservation site. Limited supplies can be purchased at the Diamond Lake Resort; full services available in Bend, Roseburg, Klamath Falls, or Medford. Limited cell service with an emergency phone is available at nearby Diamond Lake Resort.
Diamond Lake Campground located on the east side of Diamond Lake, stretching along the shoreline. This 240-site campground is very busy, often at capacity during the summer. Half the sites can be reserved in advance. The campground has multiple bathrooms with flush toilets and running water, two shower houses, laundry facilities, and fish cleaning stations. The Forest Service staffs a gatehouse at the campground entrance. Limited supplies can be purchased at the Diamond Lake Resort; full services available in Bend, Roseburg, Klamath Falls, or Medford. Limited cell service with an emergency phone is available at nearby Diamond Lake Resort.
Diamond Lake Visitor Center located on the east side of Diamond Lake has room for a volunteer with strong customer service skills to greet visitors and provide information about area recreational opportunities. General maintenance of the visitor center is required. Volunteer will keep brochures and pamphlets stoked. A campsite with full-hookups is available. There is limited cell service. Limited supplies can be purchased at the Diamond Lake Resort.
For more information about the volunteer positions or to request a volunteer application, call 541-496-3532 or visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/volunteer/home/?cid=stelprdb5104769