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Apollo 14 Moon Tree Run



Date    June 3, 2017 

Time    Registration opens at 7:30am
              Run begins 9:00am

42.103651, -123.681429
Smokejumper Museum, Illinois Valley Airport


From Interstate 5: Get off the freeway at Exit 55 (beginning of Highway 199) and travel about 30 miles to Cave Junction. Continue another four and a half miles past Cave Junction to where the road opens into four lanes. Get in the right lane and turn on Smokejumper Way and drive to where the road ends at the airport tarmac.

From Highway 101: From Crescent City, drive three miles north on Highway 101 and turn on to Highway 199. In about 35 miles you cross the Oregon border and five miles more you come to O’Brien, the first flashing yellow light you will see on Highway 199. Continue another three miles to where the road crosses the bridge over Rough & Ready Creek and widens into four lanes. Get in the left lane and make a left turn on to Smokejumper Way about a half mile past the bridge.


There is an assortment of both private and public camping facilities within a 30 mile radius of the Moon Tree Run. Only the public and nonprofit sites are mentioned below. Look at the sponsor list to the right for more options.

County Parks
Lake Selmac is the closest county operated camping area and is located about 15 miles from the historic smokejumper base. Reservations and contact information: http://co.josephine.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=522
Grayback and Caves Creek
These are both Forest Service campgrounds located on Highway 46 near Oregon Caves National Monument. Grayback Campground is about 15 miles from the historic smokejumper base. Caves Creek is about 22 miles.
Grayback – Reservations 1-877-444-6777
Caves Creek – No reservations
Panther Flats, Patrick Creek
These are Forest Service campgrounds along Highway 199 in Smith River National Recreation Area and are located about 30-40 miles from the historic smokejumper base.
Patrick Creek  Reservations 1-877-444-6777
Panther Flats  Reservations 1-877-444-6777


The communities closest to the event site have limited but unique lodging at the Oregon Caves Chateau and Out N About Tree House B&B. The communities that are closest to the event that offer a wider variety of lodging are Grants Pass and Crescent City. Allow about an hour to drive from these locations to the Moon Tree Run.