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Sugar Pine at Howard Prairie Lake

New Normal At Your Jackson County Parks

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It’s important to know that this year will not be the same as previous years. There will be required changes to which facilities and amenities are available for use, as well as new rules to help keep our parks open through the summer.

SUGAR PINE GROUP CAMPGROUND WILL NOT OPEN IN 2020.  Due to extremely low lake levels, use is expected to be limited. In combination with lower than normal staffing levels due to declining revenues and COVID-19 concerns, GROUP CAMPGROUND CLOSURES was the result for 2020.

Group Camp Reservations can be made up to 9 months in advance

of your desired arrival date. Call the Parks Office at (541) 774-8183.

Sugar Pine Group Campground at Howard Prairie Lake covers a total of 156 acres, including .94 miles of lake frontage.

Nestled in the forests of the Cascade Mountains that surround beautiful Howard Prairie Lake, this exclusive-use Group Camp Area is very popular with all types of groups.

This picturesque park provides numerous activities such as camping, fishing, boating, hiking, swimming or just relaxing by the shoreline of this peaceful alpine lake.

With 11 campsites (no hookups) and a capacity of 150, a group fire ring, fire pits, barbecues, picnic tables, horseshoe pits, lake access (60 feet from camp), swim cove, grey water dump sites and vault toilets,
Sugar Pine Group Campground is the perfect getaway destination to host your family reunion, business retreat, wedding party, or other social gathering.

4527 Feet

ODFW Fishing Report:
Howard Prairie Reservoir

Bureau of Reclamation:
Lake Levels

 ADA AccessibilityADA Accessibility
1. Gravel Parking Lot 2. CXT Vault Toilet

Amenities & Park Fees

11 Campsites (No Hookups)
Picnic Tables
Campfire Rings
One Group Fire Ring
Horseshoe Pits
Vault Toilets
Grey Water Dump Sites
Restroom/Shower Facility at nearby Klum Landing Park

$250/night by Reservation - Parks Office

Maximum Stay Limit at ALL Jackson County Parks: 14 days out of any 30-day period


Open Dates/Hours:
Open for Group Reservations mid April - October (dates may vary - contact Parks Office)

Howard Prairie Dam Access Road, Ashland, Oregon - 47 miles southeast of Medford, OR
28 miles east of Ashland, OR - Take I-5 to Ashland Exit 14, east on Highway 66 (1 mile)
Take Dead Indian Memorial Rd (Mountain Lakes) approximately 17 miles to Hyatt Prairie Rd
Go approximately 5 miles to Dam Road, take Dam Road to Sugar Pine Park