Joaquin Miller Horse Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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Joaquin Miller Campground is located 19 miles north of Burns, Oregon on US Highway 395.  Despite the easily accessed location, this 8 site campground receives light use most of the year.  Developed to accommodate stock, Joaquin Miller has two pipe stock corrals and hitching rails available to users.  Please pack out what you pack in, there is no trash service provided.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/12/16: Joaquin Miller Campground is open, however, water has been turned off until spring.
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Restrictions: This campground can accomodate 20 ft lenght and under camp trailers.
Closest Towns: Burns, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet Accessible (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the town of Burns, OR., travel 2.8 miles east on US Highway 20 to the junction with US Highway 395 turn north onto US Highway 395.  Continue on US Highway 395 north towardst he town of John Day, OR., approximately 16.4 miles, the campground will be on the left. 

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Campground Camping

Visitors can enjoy a great rest after a long day of traveling along US Highway 395.  This campground set amongst ponderosa pine trees is also a wonderful base camp for those wishing to explore the Malheur National Forest further.  Nearby trails allow visitors miles of trail to explore while enjoying the beautiful scenery, top it all off with a quiet evening around the campfire, a great way to spend a day.

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 8
No. of Accessible sites 8


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