*This campground will be closing for the winter on 9/17/2012*
Pioneer Ford is one of the most popular of the campgrounds mostly because of the more isolated sites, but also because the sites are well suited to RVs. It is located next to the Metolius River and this site provides access to fishing and hiking trails.
At a Glance
Per night, per site fee: $16/first vehicle; $8/each additional vehicle.
Mid May – mid September
Maximum site spur length is 50 feet.
Hoodoo Recreation Services
Within the Sisters-Metolius area of the Deschutes National Forest
Directions: From Sisters, travel 9.6 miles northwest on Hwy 20, then 12.6 miles north on Forest Road 14.
Camping & Cabins
Pioneer Ford is further down the river from Allen Springs. Each campground is more isolated as they go further from Camp Sherman. The sites here are shady in a mixture of pine and cedar trees. The campground is well-suited to RV's. Area 8 has a picnic shelter. Pioneer Ford is one of the most popular of the campgrounds mostly because of the more isolated sites, but also because the sites are well suited to RVs. It is located six miles north of the Camp Sherman Store.