Frazier Campground & Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground serves as the northern gateway to the Winom-Frazier Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail system, with over 100 miles of trail to ride.  It features 20 campsites and 4 accessible vault toilets.  There is a large day-use picnic shelter near the campground entrance.  Trailhead parking and an interpretive sign is located in the upper loop of the campground, near the Butcherknife Trail #3189. There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home. 

The nearby area offers hunting, OHV riding, sight-seeing, and photography. The Tower Fire Lookout is a little more than 9 miles south of the campground on Forest Service Road 5226.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground fees will be charged through November 15. The campground is not maintained but is still available throughout the winter. Access will be snowmobiles only once the road is inaccessible due to snow. Please contact the North fork John Day Ranger District for more information.
Operational Hours: The campground is closed only by snow.  However, it is only maintained seasonally from Memorial Day until mid-November.
Reservations: Not reservable
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
  • Single sites: $10/night (extra $5 fee per vehicle exceeding the two-vehicle-per-site allowance).
  • Group sites: Sites 5, 6, 7, 9, and 10 are $25/night (no extra vehicle charge).
Open Season: Late May
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: holidays and hunting season
Closest Towns: Ukiah, OR
Water: No potable water. Adjacent to Frazier Creek
Restroom: Vault Toilet (4)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Ukiah, OR, travel east on Oregon State Highway 244 for 16 miles.  Turn right on Forest Service Road 5226. Frazier Campground/Trailhead is located about 3/4 mile up on the left.


Sites 5 and 6 (group), 15 and 16 are accessible to wheelchairs. 

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

This campground was updated in 2010 with new gravel in parking areas, picnic tables, fire rings, pull-through parking at some sites and larger group sites.  There is a large picnic shelter for day use functions.

General Info:


Sites 5 and 6 (group), 15 and 16 are accessible to wheelchairs. 

No. of Sites 20
No. of Accessible sites 4

RV Camping

This campground was redesigned in 2010 to  better accomodate today's longer RVs and RVs pulling trailers.  There are 8 pull-through sites (no backing needed) and 13 sites large enough for a 40-foot RV.

Pavement Type of Parking Gravel
Hookup - SewerNone
Hookups - ElectricNone
Pavement Type for ParkingNative Material
Dump StationsNone
Vehicle Clearence Newly gravelled access road and parking pads
No. of Sites 20
Reservation Info Not reservable
Size Restrictions None
No. of Accessible sites 3
Hookup - WaterNone

Group Camping

There are 5 group sites that can each accomodate up to 5 RVs pulling trailers.

No. of Sites 5 sites that can contain 5 RVs with toy trailers and 25 people.
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 3 sites, one of which is a group site.
Fees: $25 per night

OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnic tables All Sites
Interpretive Site Interpretive sign at trailhead parking area
Toilets 4 vaults
Parking extra space at day use area
Tent camping All sites
Accessible Large day-use picnic shelter, as well as sites 5 and 6 (group), and 15 and 16 (single)
Camping trailer All sites, 13 sites can hold RV up to 40' long
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