Pitch your tent in total privacy along the shores of the River and then kick back and take in all the sights and sounds of Nature. Surrounded by canyons on all sides tucked away in a private Valley is 300+ acres of room to roam along the river.   We have firewood and frozen bottles of water for coolers available for an extra charge And have added 2 outhouses.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
6 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 2 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

Nearby Lakes... but canoe or kayak on the River

Fishing

River fishing or Lakes nearby

Off-roading (OHV)

Quads can be ridden on our Forest Service rd that passes through the property

Snow sports

Snowmobiling in Winter and Snow park nearby. Ski area in Joseph..

Wildlife watching

Many.. Deer, Elk, Turkey and the occasional bear, Skunk, Raccoon

Biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Serenity on the River in Oregon.

River, stream, or creek

We have two miles of accessible River

Swimming hole

Short drive and hike in is the "Blue Hole"

Forest
Canyon
Mountainous
Field
Ranch

The vibe at Serenity on the River

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Hipcamper Lauren
Lauren C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 6th, 2020

We LOVED this site! My friends and I wanted to escape the crowds that usually accompany campgrounds over 4th of July weekend- and this place delivered! Tucked back by the river, we crossed a bridge to access our site and never saw a soul! The rushing river provided a beautiful backdrop to our peaceful weekend. If you are ok to go without any restrooms (wasn’t a problem for us) and willing to walk a bit to unload from your car- you will be rewarded with one of the most secluded stays in the area.

Hipcamper Michelle/Larry
Response from Michelle/Larry, the Host, on July 9th, 2020

Thank you.. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for leaving it so clean. We appreciate that. Outhouses coming soon .. Keep us in mind the next time you return to the area. Fall and Winter are an awesome time here too... Take Care Michelle/Larry

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Hipcamper Joe
Joe D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 5th, 2020

Our family had such a great time here. Michelle and Larry are friendly and helpful. Really secluded campsite and peaceful listening the river.

Camp table and fire pit Enjoying an early morning fire.
Hipcamper Michelle/Larry
Response from Michelle/Larry, the Host, on July 16th, 2020

Glad you enjoyed your stay... Come back again...Working on improving sites

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Hipcamper Faith
Faith A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 6th, 2020

Serenity on the River was such a great place to stay. I really enjoyed being away from everything and waking up to the sound of the river.

Hipcamper Michelle/Larry
Response from Michelle/Larry, the Host, on July 16th, 2020

Yes, it's very peaceful here, happy you enjoyed it... Come again...

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Hipcamper Doug
Doug H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 13th, 2020

A beautiful campsite - very private - on a remote, historically interesting ranch. We had a spot on the river. A nice table for cooking. Some good hiking just on the ranch, plus all of the Wallowas close by. The hosts are really helpful. It's an unique place; we're happy we spent the money to camp. No cell service, which we absolutely loved.

Hipcamper Michelle/Larry
Response from Michelle/Larry, the Host, on July 16th, 2020

So glad you enjoyed it, we love it here. Thank you for leaving it neat. Come and stay again any time.. Outhouse number two going in tomorrow... : )

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Hipcamper Elizabeth
Elizabeth P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 17th, 2020

We loved this site! It was beautiful and so private. Usually camp sites have you stacked in too of each other but we had plenty of our own space. The hosts were so nice. We ended up getting in much later than anticipated but they stayed in touch with us to make sure we got there ok and show us to our camp site. We'll definitely be going again.

Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 18th, 2020

It was great just camping on the river not having to see or hear other people like you would at a public campground. Can't recommend this place enough

Hipcamper Chris

Delightful spot

Chris B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 26th, 2020

Serenity on the River was the perfect spot for a relaxed get away. Our spot was nice and level, close to river for dipping our feet. We saw kingfishers and night hawks and deer. We loved the open meadow nearby and being able to walk along the dyke. Larry and Michelle were great. The property is very interesting with a lot of history. Next time we will do more exploring.

Hipcamper Michelle/Larry
Response from Michelle/Larry, the Host, on July 28th, 2020

Happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for leaving your spot clean we appreciate that. Come back and stay longer in another spot sometime... Take Care

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Hipcamper Katelyn
Katelyn O.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 2nd, 2020

Great spot on the river! Very private and quiet with deer, birds. Very peaceful.

Hipcamper Jason

Beautiful spot.

Jason W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 2nd, 2020

Beautiful location. Larry was very welcoming and friendly. We didn’t see any other campers and it felt totally private.

Property
Northern Star Pallette Ranch
State
Oregon
Country
United States
$55/night
6 Sites

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