All Malheur National Forest Offices will be closed starting at 1:30 pm Wednesday, November 25 through Thursday November 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. All offices will reopen regular business hours Friday, November 27.
Supervisor's Office/Blue Mountain Ranger District
Hours of Operation: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
431 Patterson Bridge Rd
Mailing: P.O. Box 909
John Day, OR 97845
Emigrant Creek Ranger District
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Closed for lunch 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
265 Highway 20 South
Hines, OR 97738
Prairie City Ranger District
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Often overlooked, Emigrant Creek is a rarely used campground shaded by huge ponderosa pines. This quiet 7 site campground's location along Emigrant Creek offers convenient trout fishing opportunities. In addition, the campground is a short drive from the top of Snow Mountain and the Snow Mountain Fire Lookout. The area around the fire lookout offers panoramic views of the surrounding region. The campground is an excellent place for visitors to enjoy a quiet get away.
At a Glance
11/23/2015: Emigrant Campground is open for the season.
$8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
This campground can accomodate camp trailers 20 ft and under in length.
Vault Toilet (1)
From the town of Burns, OR., travel west on US Highway 20 to the junction with County Road 127. Follow County Road 127 approximately 23 miles to the junction with Forest Road 43. Follow Forest Road 43 approximately 9.9 miles to the junction with Forest Road 4340. Follow Forest Road 4340 approximately 0.3 miles to the campground.
Visitors to the area have the opportunity to view a variety of animals ranging from big game such as prong horn antelope and mule deer. A wide variety of birds including eagles, owls and smaller birds live throughout the area.