Ochoco National Forest and Crooked River National Grassland
This campground is surprisingly quiet and serene as it sits nestled among some large ponderosa pine trees just a few miles from the main highway. It also hosts the trailhead for Barnhouse Trail (#813) located in the northwest corner of the campground.
Coyotes and owls can be heard most summer…
This is a First Come, First Served facility.
- Drive-InPark next to your site
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- Picnic Table
- Phone Service
Nice little Forest Campground. Had no trouble getting our 30 ft Class A in there. Was surprisingly full on a Wednesday when we arrived but was empty on Friday. Was being used by bow hunters in the area and folks visiting the Painted Hills.
This campground is 6mi (paved) off the main road. It was a quiet wooded site with small number of sites. We did get woken by noisy cows each morning.
Nice free camp ground.
Have to becafreful and not pass the road you need to take off 26.
The road to the campground goes through private ranch lands then up into the forest.
The road is paved but has a few cattle grids and often times cattle laying on the road, but they move .
This place is…
Barnhouse Campground is located in Oregon
From Prineville, Oregon: Take Highway 380 east 55 miles to Paulina, Oregon. From Paulina, head east on County Road 112 for 3.5 miles to Beaver Creek Road (County Road 113), turning north to Forest Service Road 42. Follow Forest Service Road 42 north for 8 miles to Forest Service Road 12. Follow Forest Service Road 12 north for 17 miles to the campground. From John Day, Oregon: Take Highway 26 west to Dayville, Oregon. Travel 25 miles west from Dayville to Forest Service Road 12, then head south for 5 miles to the campground. From Mitchell, Oregon: Take Highway 26 east for 13 miles to Forest Service Road 12. Take Forest Service Road 12 south for 5 miles to the campground.