Elkhorn Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located on the edge of Forest Service land in the Maury Mountains and nestled under large ponderosa pine trees, this campground is relatively easy to reach yet still has a secluded feel.  It is conveniently located near the Maury Mountain agate beds which host red, green, and gold moss agates.

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At a Glance

Reservations: This is a First Come, First Served facility.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees This is a free facility.
Restrictions: 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: Post, Oregon
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Ochoco National Forest
3160 NE Third Street
Prineville, Oregon 97754
(541) 416-6500

General Information


From Prineville:

Travel southeast on Highway 380 for about 32 miles.

Turn south onto Forest Service Road 16 and continue for about 5 miles.

Elkhorn Campground will be on your left, just past the National Forest Boundary.

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Camping & Cabins

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Picnic tables Each campsite has one picnic table
Toilets Vault Toilet (1)
Parking Parking varies in campsites
Tent camping Each campsite has plenty of space for tent camping.
Camping trailer Trailer space varies by campsite

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