Middle Fork Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This small campground along the Scenic Middle Fork of the John Day River set back amongst beautiful ponderosa pine trees is a great spot for fishing and viewing spawning steelhead in the fall. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 12/15/2014: Middle Fork Campground is open. However the entrance to the campground may not be passable due to snow and ice.
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Austin Junction, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the town of Prairie City, OR, take US Highway 26 approximately 11 miles to the junction of US Highway 7, take US Highway 7 travel for approximately 1 mile to the junction with County Road 20, junction will be on the left.  Follow County Road 20 for approximately 5 miles, the campground will be on the left.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites9 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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