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: 10/11/19: This campground is open and the water has been turned on for the season. Please be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions.
Fees $10/Night for single unit, $5/Night for extra vehicle
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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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Campers can enjoy a secluded quiet camping experience.  The campground is a wonderful starting point for those looking to hike, bird watch, fish or hunt in the surrounding area.

No. of Sites24 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesThe sites have extended picnic tables, raised fire rings and compacted gravel and dirt camping sites. 

Group Camping

There is a very nice group camp site at Yellowjacket allowing space for hunting parties or larger group camping.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.876398

  Longitude : 
-119.2711

  Elevation : 
4800

 



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