Buckhorn Campground

Located near the Buckhorn Tower Viewpoint, the Buckhorn Campground is a small rustic campground nestled in the trees just below the ridgeline. The site is popular with summer campers and fall hunters.

Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

At a Glance

Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Picnic tables, Toilets
Fees: No fee is required for this site.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Enterprise, Oregon (42 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wallowa Mountains Office

General Information


From Enterprsie, Oregon travel south on state highway 82 for about 3.5 miles to Crow Creek Road; Turn left on Crow Creek Road and go about 5 miles to the OK Gulch/ Zumwalt-Imnaha Road; Turn slight right on the OK Gulch/Zumwalt-Imnaha Road and go 9.5 miles to the where it turns into the Zumwalt- Buckhorn Road;  Continue on the Zumwalt-Buckhorn Road (turns in Forest 46 Road) for about 23 miles to Forest Road 780; Turn right on Forest Road 780 and go 0.3 miles to the campground on the left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 5 single sites
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None



Picnic tables: At each site
Tent camping: 5 campsites
Toilets: Vault non-accessible toilet

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