Bull Prairie Campground (OR)

Umatilla National Forest

Bull Prairie Campground is a local gem; a beautiful, woodsy place to enjoy a vacation, host a family reunion or social event, and to enjoy multiple recreational pursuits. This moderate-sized campground is located adjacent to 28-acre Bull Prairie Lake, which is stocked annually with trout. An accessible, family-friendly paved trail along the lake is ideal for morning jogs, bicycle rides, picnicking, and shore or dockside fishing. The lake has a boat ramp, dock and trailer parking area, but only non-motorized boating is allowed. Nearby trails connect the campground and lake with the Morrow County OHV Park, 8 miles away. Note: ATVs are only allowed at the dump station and in the north part of the campground (sites 25-28).  

While this campground offers potable water, there is no garbage service so please pack out all garbage and dispose of it at home. 

This campground features 28 tent/RV campsites, 2 tent-only campsite, 3 double campsites, 1 group campsite, and 8 accessible vault toilets. Potable water is available seasonally throughout the campground and picnic area; no RV hookups are available. A 1.2 mile paved trail loops around the lake, together with 3 accessible fishing docks. 

Need to Know

Natural Features

This campground is fully forested with Ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir, grand fir, and spruce. Trout are stocked in the nearby lake. Deer, chipmunks, squirrels, and rabbits frequent the campground and waterfowl inhabit the lake and shore. It is also possible to sight an occasional elk in the nearby area. Bears and cougars live in the surrounding forest, but rarely enter the campground and bear-proof storage is not required. Mushroom and berry picking occur seasonally.

Nearby Attractions

The Morrow County OHV Park is located 8 miles north of the campground. Heppner, OR, located 41.5 miles to the north, is the closest town for supplies and gasoline.


An accessible, family-friendly paved trail around the lake is designed for people who enjoy morning jogs, bicycle rides, picnicking, and shoreline or dock fishing. Non-motorized boating is allowed with a boat ramp, dock, and parking area for trailers. Within the campground adjacent to the lake is a large day-use picnic area with accessible facilities. Besides beautiful scenery, the lake offers many opportunities for wildlife viewing and photography. Hunting activities can be undertaken nearby, but not within this recreation site.

Changes & Cancellations

Cancelling a Reservation: Customers may cancel their reservation prior to arrival either online or through the call center. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation. Depending on when you cancel in relation to your arrival day, it may be considered a late cancellation (see below).

Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

Group Facility (including Cabins and Lookouts): Customers who cancel a group overnight facility reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee.

Contact Information


P.O. Box 7 Heppner OR 97836

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (541) 676-9187

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Heppner, Oregon: Travel south on Highway 207 for approximately 36 miles. Turn east on Forest Service Road 2039 and follow signs to Bull Prairie Recreational Area.

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