Umatilla Forks Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Situated between the South Fork and the North Fork of the Umatilla River, this campground offers many more activities than just camping. Fishing (catch and release) and hiking in the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness are popular from early spring to late fall.  With campsites nestled within a riparian area among an ample mix of conifers and deciduous trees and heavy vegetation that provides great privacy, you will think you are camping in the wilderness itself!

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/06/14
Operational Hours: Updated: May 5, 2015
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees An overnight camping fee of $10.00 will be charged. An additional $5 "per extra vehicle" fee will be charged for each vehicle exceeding the maximum two vehicle per site allowance.
Usage: Light-Medium
Busiest Season: July 4th Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
Closest Towns: Pendleton, OR Athena, OR Walla Walla, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Pendleton, Oregon: Drive east for 7 miles on Interstate 84 and take Exit 216.  Go left (north) for 2 miles to the blinking 4-way stoplight.  Take a right onto Mission Road and continue onto Cayuse Road/County Road 931/Emigrant Road.  After 1.7 miles turn left onto Cayuse Road (follow Bar M Ranch signs).  Travel about 16 miles to where it meets Bingham Road. Turn right onto Bingham Road/County Road 900, cross the railroad tracks, and follow Bingham Road/County Road 900 (NOTE: this road becomes Forest Service Road 32 at the forest boundary) for approximately 9.5 miles to the campground entrance on your right.

From Walla Walla, Washington: Take Highway 11 to Athena, Oregon and turn left on Pambrum Road. Travel 5 miles and turn left onto Spring Hollow Road and go 6 miles.  Turn left onto Bingham Road/County Road 900, cross the railroad tracks, and follow Bingham Road/County Road 900 (NOTE: this road becomes Forest Service Road 32 at the forest boundary) for approximately 9.5 miles to the campground entrance on your right.


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Amenities

Toilets Yes
Picnic tables Yes
Parking Yes
Tent camping 12 Campsites, 6 Tent/Trailer, 6 Tent Only, 0 Group
Drinking water Yes