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French Camp Picnic Area


Old wooden picnic shelter in pine forest

The French Camp Picnic Area is located in the Lostine Canyon near the Wild and Scenic Lostine River and Eagle Cap Wilderness area. The site has several small picnic sites and a historic picnic shelter for group use.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are needed for this site.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee is required to use this site.
Open Season: June
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Lostine, Oregon (17 miles), and Enterprise, Oregon (26 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Enterprise, Oregon travel west on Highway 82 for 10 miles to Lostine, Oregon; In Lostine turn left at Lostine River Road and go 7 miles; The Lostine River Road turns into Forest Road 8210 at Forest Boundary; Continue 9.5 miles on Forest Road 8210; Picnic area is on the left side of road.

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Group Picnicking



Picnic tables At each picnic site and in shelter
Toilets Accessible vault toilet
Parking 4-5 vehicles
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