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Cow Creek South
Cow Creek South

Cow Creek South

  • Cow Creek South Campground is located on the northeast shore of Green Mountain Reservoir in White River National Forest, offering an ideal setting for visitors seeking a multitude of recreational activities both on water and on land.

    Encompassing a landscape of rivers, mountains, trails and forest roads, the White River National Forest is one of the top recreation forests in the nation. Located on the shores of Green Mountain reservoir, Cow Creek Campground is a popular spot for boating, canoeing, fishing, water skiing and windsurfing. Anglers will find populations of rainbow and brown trout, as well as kokanee salmon when casting their lines out into the water. Spring Creek is a popular off-roading area located at the northern end of the Gore Mountain Range. A network of roads open to off-road vehicle use meanders through lodgepole pine and spruce/fir forests. Viewpoints of surrounding mountains open up along these roads.

    Features

    • Fishing Fishing
    • Grills Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground (44 total sites)

    Cow Creek South Campground has 44 standard sites suitable for tents, trailers and RVs. Vault toilets are provided. All motorized watercraft must be inspected for Aquatic Nuisance Species and must launch from a monitored launch ramp. The Heeney Marina below the Town of Heeney on the west shore is open during daylight hours throughout the season. Other ramps are available as reservoir water levels allow.

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    • In accordance with standard industry practices, there will be an additional vehicle fee per day on the second vehicle in each single family campsite, and on the third and fourth vehicles in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.

    • No drinking water available at this campground.

    • Off-road vehicles are allowed on established roads only.

    • Site access is difficult when road is wet.

    • Campers must display proof of camping fee payment on the numbered site post or be prepared to provide reservation confirmation.

    • All food, beverages, trash and scented items must be properly stored when not attended. Bear-proof food lockers are provided at each site and bear-proof trash receptacles are provided at the campground.

    • This facility is operated by White River Recreation, a division of CLM Services and your comments are appreciated; comment forms are available from campground hosts or on CLM Services website.

    • Prevent the spread of invasive species by inspecting and cleaning packs, equipment, and tires before using lake or trails

    • Click here for more information about White River National Forest.

    • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

    • Check In: 2PM Check Out: 12PM.