Wetmore Campground

Area Status: Open
Campground with large ponderosa pine trres and a car parked in a campsite

Wetmore Campground is one of three Wallowa-Whitman campgrounds along Highway 26, which is part of the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway. The campground offers campsites for both tents and small trailers, and has three accessible campsites. Popular activities include; overnight camping for visitors traveling across the state, picnicking and exploring the scenic byway.

There is also an accessible, barrier-free, trail to Yellow Pine Campground. The site has been used by large groups who have had picnics on the large tables by the upper spring.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets
Fees: Single unit campsites = $15.00/night. A fee station is available at the campground.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Unity, Oregon (9 miles)
Water: Potable Water - seasonally available
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Whitman Ranger District

General Information


From Unity, Oregon head west on Highway 26 for 9 miles towards Prairie City and John Day, Oregon; The campground entrance is on the right side of the highway.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 11 single sites, 1 double site
No. of Accessible sites 3 sites are accessible

RV Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No

Day Hiking



Camping trailer: 12 tent/trailer campsites
Picnic tables: At each campsite
Tent camping: 12 tent/trailer campsites
Toilets: Accessible vault toilet
Fee charged for some activities: Overnight fee required
Accessible: Vault toilet and 3 campsites

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4320 feet