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Mildred Kanipe Memorial County Park and Campground


Mildred Kanipe Park Trail Map (PDF)

Kanipe Campground Map (PDF)

Douglas County Park Campground Rules (PDF)


  1. Barbecue
  2. Campground
  3. Day use
  4. Fire Rings
  5. Fishing
  6. Horse Campground
  7. Pavilion
  8. Picnic Areas
  9. Restrooms
  10. Trails

Turn back in time at this 1,100 acre nature park located at a century farm/homestead for Mildred Kanipe’s family. Engage over 14 miles of trails through open range country seeing cattle forage as they did 100 years ago. The park is “horse friendly”, with a equine campground and trailhead.




Seven miles NW of Oakland on Elkhead Road.


Camping the way it was with a view of the valley and the park.

  • (14) equine sites (with horse corrals)
  • (5) non-hook up sites

 All campsites will be reservable, however, all sites not reserved in advance will be available on a first come / first serve basis.

Day Use


Mildred’s Homestead is the site of our day use park today. Wander around the homestead and learn about the operation or picnic along the creek.

  • Interpretive panels at historic barns & home
  • Picnic sites
  • Access to pond and trails


Trailhead for your horse, bike or just you to explore the 14 miles of trails through Douglas fir forests, oak woodlands and open oak savannah.

  • Pavilion
  • Vault restrooms
  • ADA Equine ramp


  1. Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park Pavilion

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