Falls Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This is a beautiful campground located on the banks of the Emigrant Creek.  Easy fishing access allows for trout fishing right next to the campground.  The campground's picnic area is a great site for family-friendly getaways and rarely fills. Please pack out what you pack in- no trash service is provided.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 8/7/2020:  The campground is open. 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.  
  • Water is on but may not be safe to drink, rec staff are working on getting water test samples sent and verifying water safety.
Most health organizations, including the Center for Disease Control, recommend that you boil water vigorously for 1 minute up to elevations of 2,000 meters (6,562 feet) and 3 minutes at elevations higher than that. You're guaranteed to be safe from giardia and crypto if you follow those guidelines.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Burns, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet Accessible (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Burns, OR., travel west on US Highway 20 to the junction with County Road 127.  Follow County Road 127 approximately 23 miles to the junction with Forest Road 43.  Follow Forest Road 43 approximately 8.5 miles, the road leading to the campground will be on the left.  The campground will be at the end of the drive.


General Notes:

Drinking water is available only during warmer months; water will be shut off from early to mid-October until mid to late May or early June depending on temperatures. 


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.845816

  Longitude : 
-119.4080

  Elevation : 
4800

 



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