Yellowjacket Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground sits on the quiet shores of Yellowjacket Lake.  This beautiful and quiet location offers abundant birding and wildlife viewing opportunities with eagles, osprey and pronghorn antelope frequenting the area.  The lake has a small sand beach and an easily accessible shoreline for fishing.  This campground has a very nice covered group picnic area. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/12/16: Yellowjacket Campground is open and the water is on.
Fees $10/Night for single unit, $5/Night for extra vehicle
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Burns, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet Accessible (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Burns, OR., travel west on US Highway 20 to the junction with the County Road 127/Forest Road 47.  Turn right onto County Road 127/ Forest Road 47 at the sign for Yellowjacket Lake and Delintment Lake.  Follow County Road 127/ Forest Road 47 for approximately 30 miles to the junction with Forest Road 37.  Turn right onto Forest Road 37 and continue on for approximately 2.3 miles to the junction with Forest Road 3745.  Turn right on to Forest Road 3745 and continue for 1 mile then turn right at the end of Yellowjacket Lake into the camping area.


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Group Camping

There is a very nice group camp site at Yellowjacket allowing space for hunting parties or larger group camping.

Campground Camping

Campers can enjoy a secluded quiet camping experience.  The campground is a wonderful starting point for those looking to hike, bird watch, fish or hunt in the surrounding area.

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 20 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites The sites have extended picnic tables, raised fire rings and compacted gravel and dirt camping sites. 


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