Billy Fields Forest Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Billy Fields Forest Camp is a great starting point for those wanting to hunt, fish, or look for wild horses. For those wishing to hike and explore Fields Peak Trail is within 3 miles of the campground.  This camping area offers a 6 horse tie-stall with manger. Water for horses is available in adjacent Billy Fields Creek. This rustic campground features wooden picnic tables and metal fire rings. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/03/2021 The campground is reachable. Please be aware that bathrooms will not be cleaned every day. Pack it in/Pack it out- anything you bring with you into the forest, please take home with you. This includes packing out all trash, yours and others. Examples: cigarette butts, cans, bottles, and food. Please follow local and state health guidelines.
Reservations: Campgrounds on the Malheur National Forest are first come first serve.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Do not pasture horses in riparian area.  Please use certified weed free hay and take what you do not use home.
Closest Towns: Mt Vernon, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet, entry sets on a slope with loose gravel.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the town of John Day, OR., follow US Highway 26  west approximately 18 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 21 (Fields Creek Road). Follow Forest Service Road 21 approximately 6 miles, Billy Fields Campground will be on the right.

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