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Main Stem John Day River

Contact Info
431 Patterson Bridge Road
PO Box 909
John Day, OR 97845
5200 feet
Year round


The Crescent CG is at 5200 feet elevation and has 5 tent/trailer sites and stream water. The campground is on the river with easy access off County Rd 62. The Trout Farm CG is about 2-miles downstream of Crescent CG on the John Day River. It is at 4900 feet elevation with 4 picnic sites and 6 tent/trailer sites with a developed water system. This is a fee campground at $6/night. Hiking - There is a 0.5 mile trail around the Trout Farm Pond also located at this site.


Smallmouth Bass
Chinook Salmon
Brook Trout
Bull Trout
Cutthroat Trout
Steelhead Trout
Fishing Methods:


Year round
Camping Info
Crescent and Trout Farm campgrounds are located off County Rd 62 SE of Prairie City on the Malheur Forest below the headwaters.


Map + Directions

Basic Directions

The John Day River heads about 10 mi. SE of Prairie City and flows westerly through the John Day Valley.

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