Word has it the North Fork John Day River is pretty wild and scenic, and this campground lies right along its banks. Not only can you hunt, fish, horseback ride and take stunning pictures of the surrounding wilderness, but in the Fall you can see the native Steelhead Salmon gettin’ it on--er, spawning. The campground is also located at the junction of the Blue Mountain and Elkhorn scenic byways, so you have instant access to your choice of beautiful drives. There are 20 sites, most of which can accommodate a large RV, and it’s fairly popular during the peak season with moderate to heavy use. You won’t find any potable water here though, so BYOW. Other than that, have fun! Check website for closures. Tip: Site 2 is the only pull-through site, so if you’re coming in a land-yacht you might want to snag that one.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
21 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at North Fork John Day Campground.

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Umatilla National Forest
United States
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44.915° N, 118.404° W
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 20 people per site)
Tent / RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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