Murray Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Photo by-Sunny Smith

On the northern edge of Logan Valley, on the south side of the Strawberry Mountains, this campground is a good base for exploring the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.  From this campground hiking opportunties are numerous, within 3 miles of the campground are three seperate trailheads that lead into the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness; Lake Creek Trail, Meadow Fork Trail, Snowshoe/Big Creek Trailhead. Hunting and stream fishing are also popular at this site.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/17/2020:  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.  
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR., Seneca, OR.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet with compacted gravel approach and concrete pad entry
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street.  Turn left onto Bridge Street and follow past the cemetary, the road then becomes County Road 62. Follow County Road 62 for approximately 20 miles to the junction with Forest Road 16.  Turn west on Forest Road 16, follow Forest Road 16 for approximately 7 miles to the junction with Forest Road 924.  Follow Forest Road 924 for approximately 2 miles the campground will be on the left.


Directions:

From 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 for approximately 20 miles to the junction with Forest Road 16.  Turn right onto Forest Road 16 to the junction with 1600133.  Travel on Forest Road 1600133 to the junction with Forest Road 1600097 where the trailhead is located. 


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Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

Just a short drive away from the campground visitors can enjoy Mountain Biking on such trails as the Big Creek/Summit Prairie Trail #B-5053

General Info:

Directions

From 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 for approximately 20 miles to the junction with Forest Road 16.  Turn right onto Forest Road 16 to the junction with 1600133.  Travel on Forest Road 1600133 to the junction with Forest Road 1600097 where the trailhead is located. 


Best Season: Late June

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.2111361

  Longitude : 
-118.6386

  Elevation : 
5200

 



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