Elk Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

view of forested setting and campsites in Elk Creek Campgroun

Near the North Fork Malheur Wild and Scenic River, the campground provides opportunities for hunting and stream fishing.  This small rustic campground is popular durning hunting seasons.  A great area to camp that is easy to reach during the summer months allowing for a great get away for those looking for a more secluded space. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/07/2020: 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.  
Reservations: All campgrounds on the Malheur National Forest are first come first serve.
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the town of Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street, turn left onto Bridge Street.  Follow Bridge Street past the cemetary, the road becomes County Road 62, continue on County Road 62 for approximately 8 miles to the junction with Forest Road 13 the turn will be on the left.  Follow Forest Road 13 for approximately 22 miles the campground will be on the right.

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