Description

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
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

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

Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
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September 13th, 2018

We are horse campers bring water & feed

RV trailer & horse trailerHorse meadowNorth Fork of John Day River Horse meadow outside Ukiah OR
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recommends this listing.
August 7th, 2018
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August 27th, 2018
Hipcamper Rachel B.
recommends this listing.
October 16th, 2018
Park
Umatilla National Forest
State
Oregon
Country
United States
Phone Number
541-278-3716
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
44.915° N, 118.404° W
$25/night
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 20 people per site)
$8/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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