Photo of campsites in Oregon Mine Campground

Adjacent to Murderer's Creek, this little campground is a great base camp for hunters.  The campground is a nice area for those wishing to horse camp, a buck and pole corral is located adjacent to the campground.  Visitors to the campground can enjoy bird watching, hunting and fishing in near by creeks.  Hikers have options in the Cedar Grove Botanical area and Fields Peak trail.  Visitors may get the opportunity to see one of the beautiful wild horses that reside in the area.

Directions: From John Day travel west on US Highway 26 to Forest Service Road 21. Drive south on Forest Service Road 21 to Forest Service Road 2170. Travel west on Forest Service Road 2170 to Oregon Mine Forest Camp.

Corral does not have hinged gates at two openings. Bring rope to use as a gate. 
1 Buck and pole corral.
Stock water available in the adjacent Murderer's Creek, picnic tables, fire rings, and camping spaces available. 

Reservations: No
Fees:No fee
Open Season:May
Restrictions:Do not pasture horses in riparian area.Please use certified weed free hay and take what you do not use home.
Closest Towns:Mt Vernon, OR

Operated By:Blue Mtn. Ranger District, (541) 575-3000