Deerhorn Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This small campground offers fishing, exploring, nature watching and hunting opportunities in the Middle Fork John Day River State Scenic Waterway. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/10/2014: Deerhorn Campground is open for the season. Please be prepared for muddy conditions. Please be prepared for freezing temperatures and rapidly changing weather conditions.
Reservations: Campgrounds on the Malheur National Forest are first come first serve. 
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Austin Junction, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Prairie City, OR., travel east on Highway 26 approximately 13 miles to the junction of Highway 26 and Highway 7.  Turn onto Highway 7 for approximately 1/8th of a mile to the junction with County Road 20, turn onto County Road 20.  On County Road 20 travel approximately 4 miles, the campground will be on your left.  The turn for the campground is on a corner, the entrance is marked with a small green sign. 

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Campground Camping

Deerhorn Campground has 5 sites, one can accomodate a 30' rv, this includes camper and vehicle.

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites5 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites1 of 5


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