Emigrant Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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

Current Conditions: 09/24/2015: Emigrant Campground is open for the season.
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Restrictions: This campground can accomodate camp trailers 20 ft and under in length.
Closest Towns: Burns, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


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.

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Campground Camping

This campground is rarely used allowing visitors a quiet get away set amongst Ponderosa Pine trees.  Enjoy a relaxing day listening to the variety of birds and the beautiful sound of Emigrant Creek. 

Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information Camp fires are currently allowed.
No. of Sites 7 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites


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