Ochoco Divide Campground

Top Photo: Our spacious campsite tucked among the Ponderosa Pines at Ochoco Divide.

postcard Another campground we've been curious about for many years. Heading home from Priest Hole we drove past it, driving down the highway a ways before turning around & going back.

Campground name - Forest Service Campground, near Michell, OR: Site #15 (29 RV sites total) - This site has: water nearby. Campground Notes: • vault toilets • trails nearby • 4700’ elevation. July 17th - 18th. Miles traveled: 2️⃣6️⃣.
• Clean & well maintained campground.
• A lot of spacious sites.
• Fairly quite despite nearby highway.
• No dumb station.

Overall Experience: Smile

The Ochoco Divide Campground is a beautiful camping spot in the Ochoco National Forest in central Oregon. It's located at an elevation of 4,700 feet, providing a peaceful and picturesque retreat for nature lovers.

Campsites This campground has 29 campsites that are well-maintained and designed to accommodate various types of camping setups. Whether you're traveling with an RV or prefer tent camping, there's a site for you. Some key features of the campsites include:

  • A mix of pull-through and back-in sites
  • Options for both RVs and tents
  • More than half of the sites can fit RVs up to 40 feet long

The campground is easily accessible, with spacious sites that allow campers to set up their equipment comfortably. You'll have plenty of room to relax and enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you.

Serene Forest Setting One of the highlights of staying at the Ochoco Divide Campground is its location within a dense ponderosa pine forest. This creates a peaceful and secluded atmosphere where you can truly unwind. From your campsite, you'll be able to:

  • Breathe in the fresh mountain air
  • Take in panoramic views of the Ochoco Mountains

Convenient Location

Despite its tranquil environment, the campground is conveniently located along State Highway 26. This makes it a popular choice for travelers exploring central Oregon's scenic routes. Whether you're passing through or planning a longer stay, the Ochoco Divide Campground offers a convenient stopover point.

Group Camping Option In addition to individual campsites, this campground also has a group site available. If you're traveling with a larger party of up to 50 people, this spacious area provides an ideal gathering spot. It offers privacy and exclusivity for your group to enjoy outdoor activities together.

Endless Outdoor Activities

The Ochoco National Forest is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a wide range of recreational opportunities. Here are some activities you can enjoy during your stay:

  • Hiking: Explore the forest's hiking trails and discover its hidden gems.
  • Fishing: Cast your line in nearby streams and lakes for a chance to catch various fish species.
  • Nature Appreciation: Simply relax and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature that surrounds you.

The campground also serves as a convenient base for exploring the Ochoco Mountains, known for their unique rock formations and diverse wildlife.

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