Elk Creek Campground


Forest campground in the pine trees

This small streamside campground offers group picnic sites and tent-only campsites. Situated in a large old growth ponderosa pine forest along Elk Creek, it is also used as an off-highway vehicle campground for riders of the Blue Mountain OHV Trails.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed for this site.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Single unit campsites = $5.00/night. A self-service fee station is available at the campground.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Unity, Oregon (9 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Unity, Oregon travel west in town on Highway 26 to South Fork Burnt River Road (County Road 600); Turn left on the South Fork Burnt River Road an go about 7 miles to Forest Boundary; At the Forest Boundary, the becomes Forest Road 6005; Continue on Forest Road 6005 for about 2 miles to campground (you will go past South Fork and Stevens campgrounds); The campground entrance is on left side of Forest Road 6005.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites10 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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Camping trailer 6 tent/traielr total
Toilets 2 vault toilets
Accessible 2 vault toilets, one campsite
Picnic tables At each campsite
Fee charged for some activities Overnight fee required
Tent camping 6 tent/trailer total
Fire Danger Level: Low
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