Jones Crossing Campground

Campsite at Jones Crossing with picnic table.

Located 25 minutes south of Paisley, Oregon, Jones Crossing is a rustic and popular forest camp located right on the free-flowing Chewaucan River. Some juniper and ponderosa pines dot the camp, offering shade. There are eight spacious campsites each campsite features a picnic table and fire grate, and there is one vault toilet. 

There no potable water. Visitors need to pack plenty of water

For recreation, campers can fish for rainbow or brook trout in the Chewaucan River. You may see or hear woodpeckers and songbirds make their presence known in this peaceful camp. There is also access to the Fremont National Recreation Trail#160 at Chewaucan Crossing, which is en route to Jones Crossing. The Fremont National Recreation Trail offers hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking pursuits.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Paisley Ranger District)
Reservations: First come, first serve
Fees: No fee
Open Season: 05/15 - 10/15; 10/16-05/14 Open with reduced services
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Please keep vehicles 100 feet from the river’s edge.
Closest Towns: Paisley, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Paisley Ranger District

General Information


Jones Crossing Campground is located 25 minutes south of Paisley.

From Paisley, OR take Oregon Highway 31 north toward Silver Lake, OR. Then turn left on County Highway 2-08, Mill Street, and continue left on Forest Service (FS) Road 33. Campground will be on the left.

Vicinity map: 

Jones Crossing campground vicinity map.


Jones Crossing Campground:

Trailhead parking information sign in the campground

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 8 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants


Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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  Elevation : 
5100 feet