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Emigrant Springs State Park

Campground Description:  Emigrant Springs is owned and operated by the State of Oregon.  The authors of this guide find Emigrant Springs campground to be one of the premier state campgrounds in northeastern Oregon.  It is located 1/2 hour south of Pendleton on Interstate 84.  Although only 1/2 hour away, the very steep climb up into the Blue Mountains on this stretch of I-84 offers dramatic changes.  While the Pendleton area is relatively flat wheat land, Immigrant Springs is forested and a full 20 cooler than the Pendleton area.  In addition to tent camping and RV camping, Immigrant Springs campground offers cabin rentals and a horse camp.  Nearby is the do not miss Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (take exit 234 and follow the signs).  Open year round.  In the summer, reservations are strongly recommended.

Number of Sites:  18 full hookup, 32 tent sites, 7 horse camp sites and 7 cabins

Electricity:  At 18 sites

Water:  At all full hookup RV campsites and taps are scattered near each of the tent camping sites

Sewer:  At 18 sites - a dump station is located at the east rest area, 5.5 miles south

Waste Water Dump Station:  No.  A dump station is located at the east rest area, 5.5 miles south

Directions:  Interstate 84 Eastbound or Westbound - on interstate 84 take exit 234 and follow the signs

Fishing:  Nothing close, however, excellent fishing can be found at Hilgard Junction State Park, 18 miles south on I-84 at exit 252.

Astronomy Opportunities:  None.  There are simply too many trees

Nearby Golfing:  Wildhorse Resort 18 miles north on I-84 at exit 216

Contact Information: 
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
State Parks
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 800-551-6949
Reservations: 800-452-5687
Park: 541-983-2277
Oregon State Park System - Emigrant Springs

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Sign at the entrance to Emigrant Springs State Park

Map of all of the facilities at Emigrant Springs State Park

Typical back-in campsite at Emigrant Springs State Park

The restroom facilities offer flush toilets and private hot showers

One of the cabins available for rent at Emigrant Springs State Park

Typical horse camping site at Emigrant Springs State Park

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