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Rock Creek Campground Trail is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Florence, Oregon that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, camping, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.3 miles Elevation Gain: 62 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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camping

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river

views

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over grown
4 months ago

Decided sure, why not!? Take the little dogs on a walk. *It’s everything from the previous post. Campgrounds are closed. Walked from the Hwy. The trail kinda just disappears, flooded and muddy (shoe sucking mud). The creek was raging. Went up to the left also just following another trail on the map. Kinda lost that one a part of the way through. Did decide to explore around a bit. It was ‘machete’ overgrown. Lots of Elk prints and what I thought was Trail, but was just Elk pushing through. Went up to the gravel road and walked to, what is the other end on the map. Sadly, did see a dump site where someone drove up the gravel road and through it over the side. The Trail was easier to follow from this end but still lost it a bit through the trees. This Trail hasn’t had anybody care about it in a long time. Just a nice walk in the woods. But don’t think I’d be back. * No fee (from Hwy 101) * GPS works (No phone service, AT&T) * Vault toilets at campground (locked on off season)

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5 months ago

We started out parking at the Road Closed sign and walked into campground. super beautiful mossy green quaint small campground next to Rock Creek. very PNW. However... the trail was virtually none existent towards the east due to fallen trees and high water levels. we back tracked and veered off to the left as the map showed another trail which inevitably was probably an old service road at one point.. that was badly over grown. still able to follow this though for a good mile and it pops you out up near the tree line and a tease of an ocean view. This trail may have been great a lifetime ago.. it needs some love. On our way back out we stopped at one of the campsites along the creek; which is raging, and made hot drinks before we got back to the road. Would certainly come back here to camp but not hike!

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over grown
7 months ago

There are 3 trails here. Stop at site #1 and go up the stairs to find the steep ascent to the upper trail. Turn left(east) and follow the trail along the coastline. You will pass through a dark, creepy wooded area, but emerge at a small clearing with a partial view of the ocean. Turn around and follow the trail west, and it will run along the creek until a dead end. You can also access this part from site #15 just past the loop. All the trails have dense vegetation which is hard to get through at times. A very nice trail otherwise and the campground is beautiful. My dog and I liked it, but spotted some bear scat on the top portion fyi. We hiked it in late November, so there was no one else there and the campgrounds were obviously closed for the season.

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muddy
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Tue Jun 11 2019

The trail begins at campsite # 15. The trail to the right goes towards Rocky Creek. It is very overgrown, and difficult to pass through the ferns, vines, and low trees. Expect to go over and along fallen logs, and through some muddy sections of until the trail finally ends. Track your hike, as you may need help finding your way back. From campsite # 15, the trail to the left goes up along the hillside towards the ocean. The ocean view is blocked by trees, but I found it an interesting hike through the ferns and trees.

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over grown
Sun Jun 02 2019

Could not even locate the trail. Turned back. Bummer.