Trout Farm Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Photo by-Sunny Smith

11.17.2020:  The water has been turned off and the gate closed to the campground for the season.  

Trout Farm Campground offers opportunities for picnicking, pond/stream fishing, and hunting. This nice little campground is ideal for families, or the fishing enthusiast.  This campground offers a nice  pond for fishing with an barrier free path along the pond as well as a barrier free pier.  Trout Farm Campground also has a newly renovated covered picnick shelter and running water.  A great place to visit near the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.

Public should be aware warmer weather can bring blue-green algae blooms to lakes. Please read the attached information for what to look for and what to do should you encounter a blue-green algae bloom.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/17/2020:  The water has been turned off and the gate closed to the campgrounds for the season. 
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Prairie City, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
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 local cemetary.  The road then changes to County Road 62.  Later continue on County Road 62 approximately 13 miles, the Trout Farm campground will be on the right. 


Parking:

There is plenty of parking at the campground for day use visitors to park and enjoy the pond. 


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. 


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Lake and Pond Fishing

A barrier free fishing platform sets on the edge of the stocked pond inside the campground.  For regulation and license information on fishing please visit the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Trout Farm Campground

River and Stream Fishing

Anglers can put a line in at the pond or along the stream that feeds the pond.  Rainbow Trout are caught in the stream, Bull Trout are also found in the stream.  If a Bull Trout is caught please release it back into the stream as this fish is ESA Threatened.  For more fishing regulation and license information please visit the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.


Hiking

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Picnicking

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.305081

  Longitude : 
-118.5514

  Elevation : 
4900

 



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