Oriental Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Along the North Fork John Day River

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 7

This fairly secluded campground is near the end of Forest Road 5506 along the Wild and Scenic North Fork John Day River. It features 8 campsties and 2 accessible toilets. There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home. Large vehicles, trailers, and low clearance vehicles are not recommended due to poor access road and limited turnaround capability. This campground offers hunting, fishing, swimming, rafting, hiking, OHV riding, horseback riding, sight-seeing, photography. Across the road is the River Trail, which is an OHV trail accessing the southern end of 100 miles of trail. Three miles farther on Road 5506 is entry to the North Fork John Day Wilderness.

Fees: An overnight camping fee of $8.00 will be charged. An additional $5 per "extra vehicle" fee will be charged for each vehicle exceeding the maximum two vehicle per site allowance. (2011)

Usage: Light

Closest Towns: Dale (OR)

Water: None

Restrooms: Vault Toilet (2)

Directions: 12 miles east of Dale on Forest Service Road 5506. The last few miles are rough and may not be appropriate for trailers.

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