Ochoco Forest Campground

Area Status: Closed
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Ochoco Forest Camp is a quaint campground located on Ochoco Creek and just off of Forest Service Road 42. There are plenty of opportunities for adventure stemming from this one location.
Nearby recreational activities include hiking or biking on Lookout Mountain Trail (#804), and fishing, swimming or paddling at Walton Lake.
Keep an eye out for wild horses here, too, because the Big Summit herd is known to frequent the area.
There is also a Group Pavilion that can be reserved for large group gatherings.

At a Glance

Reservations: This is a First Come, First Served facility.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
  • Camping per night, per site: $15/first vehicle; $7/each additional vehicle
  • Day use: $5/vehicle or group
Open Season: May 15 - October 15
Restrictions: Pets must be on a leash no more than 6 feet in length. Quiet time is from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Campfires must be fully contained in fire rings or grills provided at the campground. There is a 14 day stay limit on all National Grassland and US Forest Service land including but not limited to campgrounds and other developed facilities. 
Closest Towns: Prineville, Oregon
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilet
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping only with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access. 
  • Day use: No passes honored.
Operated By: Aud & Di Campground Operations, (208) 270-0094
Information Center: Ochoco National Forest
3160 NE Third Street
Prineville, Oregon 97754
(541) 416-6500

General Information


From Prineville, Oregon:

Travel approximately 15 miles east on Highway 26.

Turn right at the junction to Walton Lake and Big Summit Prairie (County Road 123), then continue for approximately 7 miles.  

Turn left onto Forest Service Road 2610 and cross Ochoco Creek.  

Ochoco Forest Campground will be on your right.

General Notes:


  • Garbage Service
  • Combination Fire Rings and Grills
  • Vault Toilet
  • Wastewater Sump
  • Water Drinking


This is not and ADA accessible facility.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

There are 5 campsites available on a first come, first served basis.

No. of Sites 5 single site(s)


Camping trailer: Trailer space varies by campsite
Picnic tables: Each campsite has one picnic table
Tent camping: There is room for tent(s) at every campsite
Toilets: Vault Toilet (1)

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