Located near the old Canyon Meadows Reservoir, opportunities at this site include hiking, hunting, this rustic campground sets at the edge of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. Visitors can enjoy wildlife and wildflower viewing. The reservoir no longer holds water. The campground has wood picnic tables and older fire rings.
At a Glance
12/15/2014: Canyon Meadows Campground is open and maintained for the season. Visitors will encounter snow and muddy conditions.
Campgrounds on the Malheur National Forest are first come first serve.
Canyon City, OR
Vault Toilet (1),
From the town of John Day, OR., take Highway 395 south approximately 9 miles to the junction of County Road 65. Follow County Road 65 for approximately 6 miles at which time the road becomes Forest Service Road 15, continue on Forest Service Road 15 for one mile to the junction with Forest Road 1520, follow Forest Road 1520 approximately 3 miles to the campground.
Hiking opportunities are only minutes away, within a mile of the campground is Buckhorn Meadow Trail that leads into the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. A short 5 mile drive away is Table Mountain Trailhead which also leads into the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. Many hiking opportunities are avaliable from Canyon Meadows Campground.