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Overview of Lone Pine Campground

Number of Sites 5

Elevation 1,837 ft / 559 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Lone Pine Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

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Kennewick, WA
32' Airstream Excella 1000
Ford F250
31 reviews
“Camped right next to the North Fork, John Day River”

Reviewed 4/23/2017

Nightly rate: $2
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 2
Overall Rating

Lone Pine and Big Bend. # 11 on the map.
We stayed at Lone Pine. 5 designated spaces. John Day Fossil Bed map and info show 42’ max length but any size will fit. See https://www.nps.gov/joda/planyourvisit/upload/June-2016-Regional-Map.pdf. $2.50 with Senior Pass.

There is gas in Spray (regular and diesel), Kimberly (91 octane only), and Fossil (regular and diesel). No gas in Mitchell. Fuel is cheaper in John Day by about $.20/gal. Plan fuel your stops!

Nada cell.

Site Quality

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Sisters, OR
23' Oliver Oliver Legacy Elite II
Ford F150
119 reviews
“Great spot by the John Day River on an overcast day.”

Reviewed 6/11/2016

Nightly rate: $5
Days stayed: 0
Overall Rating

Lone Pine is only two miles from the tiny town of Kimberly. Since there are few trees to provide shade, on a hot summer day I'd skip this one unless the single site with a tree is available. Big Bend is only a mile away and has a tree at each site. It might be fun to raft or swim or wade between the two campgrounds since they're so close together.

This road side campground has a single vault toilet, picnic tables and fire rings.

It's a beautiful location alongside the slow-moving John Day River, and provides great access to the John Day Fossil Beds. Consider taking a rafting trip (try Service Creek Outfitters) or exploring the charming western towns of Spray, Fossil, Mitchell, Monument and Kimberly, all within an hours drive.

There's absolutely no cell phone service in this area of eastern Oregon.

Site Quality

Chris&David would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • fishing
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • pets
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