Yellowjacket Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This campground sits on the quiet shores of Yellowjacket Lake.  This beautiful and quiet location offers abundant birding and wildlife viewing opportunities with eagles, osprey and pronghorn antelope frequenting the area.  The lake has a small sand beach and an easily accessible shoreline for fishing.  This campground has a very nice covered group picnic area. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/9/2020:   The campground is open, the water has been turned on for the season. 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.  
Fees $10/Night for single unit, $5/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Burns, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet Accessible (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Burns, OR., travel west on US Highway 20 to the junction with the County Road 127/Forest Road 47.  Turn right onto County Road 127/ Forest Road 47 at the sign for Yellowjacket Lake and Delintment Lake.  Follow County Road 127/ Forest Road 47 for approximately 30 miles to the junction with Forest Road 37.  Turn right onto Forest Road 37 and continue on for approximately 2.3 miles to the junction with Forest Road 3745.  Turn right on to Forest Road 3745 and continue for 1 mile then turn right at the end of Yellowjacket Lake into the camping area.


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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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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.876398

  Longitude : 
-119.2711

  Elevation : 
4800

 



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