Parish Cabin Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Parish Cabin Campground sets along Bear Creek affording fishing opportunities.  The campground is within minutes of Logan Valley an exceptional place for viewing wildflowers during spring and early summer.  Hikers are within a short drive to trail heads leading into the beautiful Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.  This campground is very popular with hunters.  A wildfire burned through the area in 2012 and again in 2015; visitors have the unique ability to view the effects and benefits of wildfire in the surrounding countryside. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/12/16: Parish Cabin Campground is open, however, the water pump has been turned off until spring.
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Do not pasture horses in Bear Creek or adjacent meadow.  Camping is not allowed outside the campground perimeter.  Horses are not allowed in campground perimeter.
Closest Towns: John Day, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: Passes and Permits are not required at campgrounds, trails or trailheads on the Malheur National Forest for recreational use.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the town of John Day, OR., travel south on US Highway 395 for approximately 12 miles to the junction with County Road 65.  Travel on County Road 65 for approximately 8 miles the road then changes to Forest Road 15.  Travel on Forest Road 15 approximately 4 miles to the junction with Forest Road 16, turn west onto Forest Road 16 and travel for approximately 1 mile, the campground will be on the right. 

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RV Camping

There a multiple sites that can accomidate a 30' RV which includes vehicles. 

Reservation InfoNot reservable
Hookup - WaterNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNative Material
Hookup - SewerNo

Campground Camping

Parish Cabin is a 17 single site and 1 double site campground.  The sites are equipped with extended concrete tables, and raised fire rings.  Each site has compacted gravel/dirt pads.  The bathrooms each have compacted gravel and concrete approaches. 

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites17 single site(s), 1 double site(s)


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