Yellow Pine Campground


Camp trailer in campground shaded by pine trees

Yellow Pine Campground is the largest of three Wallowa-Whitman campgrounds along Highway 26, which is part of the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway. The campground offers campsites for both tents and small trailers, and has five accessible campsites. Popular activities include; overnight camping for visitors traveling across the state, picnicking and exploring along the scenic byway. There is also an accessible, barrier-free, trail to Wetmore Campground. Wildflowers, wildlife, birds and large old growth ponderosa ("yellow") pine can be seen during the hike.

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,Drinking water
Fees Single unit campsites = $5.00/night. A fee station is available at the campground.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Unity, Oregon (10 miles)
Water: Potable Water -seasonally available
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Unity, Oregon head west on Highway 26 for 10.5 miles towards Prairie City and John Day, Oregon; The campground entrance is on the right side of the highway.

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Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

One large group camp in the center area.

RV Camping

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo

Campground Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 19 single sites, 1 double site, 1 20+ group site
No. of Accessible sites 5 accessible campsites


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Camping trailer 21 tent/trailer campsites
Toilets Vault accessible toilets
Accessible 5 campsites and vault toilets
Picnic tables At each campsite
Fee charged for some activities Overnight fee required
Tent camping 21 tent/trailer campsites
Drinking water Seasonally available
Areas & Activities


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4450 feet