North Fork Malheur Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Near the Wild and Scenic North Fork Malheur River, fishing for Rainbow Trout is popular. Within 1/2 of a mile of the campsite is the North Fork Malheur Trailhead.  The area is an excellent base camp for hunters, hikers or anyone just looking for a quiet get away.  The road in to this area is quite rough and becomes very muddy after periods of rain.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 06/22/2021: 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.
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1), compacted gravel approach with concrete pad entry.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From the town of Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street.  Follow South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street.  Turn left onto Bridge street and continue past the cemetary, the road then becomes County Road 62.  Follow County Road 62 approximately 20 miles to the junction with Forest Road 16, turn east onto Forest Road 16.  Follow Forest Raod 16 for approximately 12 miles to the junction with Forest Road 1675, the turn will be on the right.  Follow Forest Road 1675 for approximately 2 miles to the campground.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.207920

  Longitude : 
-118.3820

  Elevation : 
4700

 



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