A wide variety of natural and recreational features can be found at Morgan Creek County Park, located off of Worcester Road in southwest Linn County. Steep wooded hills in the east and gently rolling hills in the west, combine with the stream valley of Morgan Creek to create habitat for a wide variety of flora and fauna. Deer, squirrels, pheasants, fox, nesting bluebirds, beaver, raccoons, snow trillium and native prairie grasses are just some of the natural features found in this 230-acre park.
Morgan Creek has several great features in addtion to the wonderful wildlife habitat - including the Morgan Creek Arboretum, modern campground, reservable open shelter, playground, and extensive trail system - including groomed cross-country ski trails.
- 36 modern campsites in the Morgan Creek Campground (non-reservable)
- Morgan Creek Shelter (open-air, seasonal, reservable)
- The Arboretum & Butterfly Gardens
- Extensive trail system
- Groomed X-country ski trails
- Field sports area
- Expansive picnic area(s)
- Prairies & wetlands
The entrance to the family campground is located west of the day-use entrance off Worcester Rd. The normal camping season is April 15th – October 15th with the season extended if conditions allow. There are 36 surfaced campsites with these facilities at each site: Handicapped accessible Electric service: 20, 30, & 50-amp Water hookup Fire ring with grill Picnic table The campground does feature a dump station, a modern restroom and shower facility, firewood available for a nominal fee and access to trails.
A “pack-in” group campground is located at the south end of the day-use area. A short walk is required to reach the campground. Capacity is 15 tents or 45 people. Facilities provided include: 6 picnic tables 2 fire rings with grills Water spigot Primitive (pit) restroom
Campground HostsYour campground hosts at Morgan Creek Park are Jerry, Jane & Rascal (the family dog!). They are located at site number 35, which is located north of the shower building (site also has woodbox & “Campground Host” sign). Your campground hosts can help with you with the following: general questions (FAQ); driving directions; firewood purchases; coupon purchases. If you have other questions or need assistance in other ways, please contact the park ranger or the Linn County Conservation headquarter office.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Many features of the park are open on a year-round basis. However some will close seasonally. Facilities or the park may be closed on occasion due to extreme weather conditions, or it becomes inaccessible due to naturally occurring conditions.