Winom Campground & Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

North Winom Trailhead

Located along the Blue Mountain Scenic Byway southeast of Ukiah, OR.

Campground amenities: It features 10 campsites (two with wooden shelters) and 2 accessible toilets.  There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home. 

Trail access: Access to the southern end of the Winom-Frazier OHV Complex with over 100 miles of trail. Nearby access to North Fork John Day Wilderness via North Winom Creek Trail  and #3160 and South Winom Creek Trail #3153 located across Winom Creek off Forest Road 52-440 just beyond the campground.

The campground also provides access to OHV trails which directly intersect the campground including Tower Loop OHV Trail #3040.

Available activities nearby include OHV riding, horseback riding, hiking, hunting, sight-seeing, mushroom picking, photography and the Ukiah-Granite Roadside Geology tour.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/14/2014 Trails are not maintained in winter and early spring. Trailheads are typically not accessible late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the local Ranger District Office for up-to-date information.
Operational Hours: The campground is closed only by snow.  It is maintained seasonally from Memorial Day until mid-November.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
  • Day-Use: No fee.
  • Overnight: $10.00 per single site. An additional $5 fee will be charged per each vehicle exceeding the maximum two-vehicle-per-site allowance. 
  • Group sites: 3 group sites are available for $25.00 per night (no extra vehicle charge).
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply within North Fork John Day Wilderness accessed via North and South Winom Creek Trails.
Closest Towns: Ukiah, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: North Fork John Day Ranger District 

General Information


From Ukiah, OR, travel southeast on , travel south on County Road 1475 (turns into Forest Road 52 after 5 miles) for approximately 23 miles to Forest Road 5200440. Turn right and travel 1 mile, passing the campground and crossing a bridge. On the opposite site (west) of the bridge is the North Winom Trail # 3160 on the right.  The South Winom Trail #3153 is a few hundred feet further west on the left.  


Both trails are demarked by log posts used to restrict OHV access.  There is limited parking at the South Winom trail and none at the North Winom trail, but there is additional trailhead parking in the Winom Campground. 

South Winom parking:

South Winom Trailhead parking.

South Winom Trailhead:

South Winom Trailhead.

North Winom Trailhead:

North Winom Trailhead


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

RV Camping

About 1/2 of the campsites have pull-through access. The access road is narrow and winding and is not recommended for larger RVs.
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Hookup - WaterNone
No. of Sites7
Hookups - ElectricNone
Dump StationsNone
Pavement Type for ParkingNative Material
Hookup - SewerNone

Group Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites2, 20-50 person site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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OHV Riding & Camping

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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping