This is rustic campground is situated on the banks of the Wild and Scenic North Fork John Day River. It offers hunting, fishing, and a raft put-in site. Driftwood features 6 campsties and 1 accessible toilet. There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home.
At a Glance
11/14/2014: This campground is not maintained in the late fall and early spring. It may be covered with snow and/or not accessible from Oct-May.
The campground is closed only by snow. It is maintained seasonally from Memorial Day until mid-November. Since this is at a low elevation, it is one of the earliest (and latest) areas clear of snow.
An overnight camping fee of $8.00 will be charged. An additional $5 per "extra vehicle" fee will be charged for each vehicle exceeding the maximum two vehicle per site allowance.
Late May - Oct.-Nov.
On the banks of a small river
Vault Toilet (1)
From Ukiah, travel west 1 mile to the Hwy 395 junction. Turn left (south) on Hwy 395 and go about 15 miles, and then turn left (east) onto Forest Road 55. Drive 5.2 miles east along the North Fork John Day River to Driftwood campground.
Camping & Cabins
No. of Sites
6 single sites
Three of the sites easily accomodate most sizes of trailers, two accomodate only small trailers, and one site is downhill with a tight turn-around so RVs are not advised.
Hookup - Water
Pavement Type of Parking
No. of Sites
Hookups - Electric
Pavement Type for Parking
Hookup - Sewer
Since this is at a low elevation, it is one of the earliest (and latest) areas clear of snow.
River and Stream Fishing
Fishing on the Wild and Scenic North Fork John Day River.