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South Steens Campground

South Steens Campground is located in the heart of Steens Mountain. Visitors will find picnic tables and grills at 36 family campsites amid juniper and sage. The equestrian site, designed specifically for horse users, is directly adjacent to the family campground. Recreational stock (horses, mules, llamas, goats, etc.) are not allowed in the family portion of South Steens Campground, but are welcome and comfortable at 15 equestrian sites complete with tie posts and small corrals. South Steens Family and Equestrian Campgrounds are close to the Historic Riddle Brothers Ranch, several hiking trails, and the Little Blitzen and Big Indian gorges.


Know Before You Go: The typical season of use at South Steens Campground is mid-May through mid-November. Vault restrooms and drinking water are available.


Camping fees are $6 per vehicle, per night. Campsites are available on a first come, first serve basis -no reservations.


The use of pelletized or certified weed-free hay is required on all BLM public lands in Oregon and Washington.


From Burns, take State Highway 78 southeast for approximately 2 miles. Tum right onto State Highway 205 and travel south for 60 miles to Frenchglen, Oregon. Continue on State Highway 205 through the town of Frenchglen, and up 'P' Hill. Travel approximately 9 miles, then turn left on the Steens Mountain Loop Road south entrance. The turnoff to South Steens Campground is just over 18 miles from State Highway 205.


Contact :

Burns District Bureau of Land Management 28910 Hwy 20 West

Hines, OR 97738

541-573-4400 or/districts/bums

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Taken on July 11, 2015