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Wolf Creek Campground

Fulfill the fantasy of living like a frontiersman with nothing but your skills and wit to keep yourself alive without sacrificing creature comforts by renting a camper trailer at Wolf Creek Campground in Oregon.Wolf Creek Campground (sometimes referred to as Wolf Creek Industrial Campground) is an extremely remote facility in the heart of Ochocee’s Black Canyon Wilderness. There are 16 sites, and it’s not uncommon to find that you have the whole campground to yourself. Though it’s a primitive campground with no hookups, there are vault toilets and picnic tables. Each site is accompanied by a fire ring, which is terrific for roasting marshmallows at dusk.One thing to be aware of is the access roads are narrow, sometimes a single lane, and have tight turns. As a result, it’s highly recommended that vehicles be no longer than 20 feet.The closest town, Paulina, is about 13 miles south. In addition to a small cluster of homes, there is a combination of a general store and a tavern at which one can obtain a few basic necessities, as well as grab a drink. As one might imagine, any adventurers visiting this region should be well prepared for arid, adverse conditions. The closest town with a variety of shopping and dining options and a medical center is Prineville, OR, and just under 70 miles away. To embark on a memorable RV camping trip of a lifetime, search for an RV in Crook County, and head out on an amazing outdoor adventure with family and friends.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

One of the more remote and wild regions in Oregon offers, Ochoco National Forest, which covers over 850,000 of rugged, pristine terrains ranging from mountains to arid high desert regions and scrub forests to canyons. Wild creatures outnumber humans in this neck of the woods, and adventurers should exercise precautions, particularly should they encounter a predatory animal like a mountain lion. Rattlesnakes, too, are extremely common, often found sunbathing in rocky areas. Though wolverines are endangered, they have been sighted in the area, and a handful is believed to reside in Ochoco National Forest.Most loop trails are too long for hikers to tackle in a single day. All hikers embarking on a 10-plus mile journey should bring extra water and tent supplies. Alternatively, hike as far as one can in a half-day journey and backtrack. Horses are allowed in Ochoco National Forest, which may help speed the journey.Except for the big-game hunting season, which usually occurs in autumn; it’s not uncommon for an outdoor adventurer to spend a few days without seeing another human. It’s easy to imagine what this slice of Oregon wilderness looked like long before man arrived in this region. Certain regions of the park harbor old-growth forests, some of which have been dated to be several hundred years old. Cast a fly into one of the dozens of streams that babble merrily after a fresh influx of snowmelt in spring. Well known for unusual rock formations and geological quirks, the Ochoco National Forest draws geologists and rock climbers alike to explore its rough surfaces.Rockhounds, take note. In some areas of the park, explorers have found “thundereggs,” which are globs of rocks that are often filled with minerals. Though the center is usually chalcedony, quartz and gypsum centers have been found on occasion.

Exploring the Area

The area near Wolf Creek Campground is far from civilization, and towns are few and far apart. Many towns are very small, populated by a few dozen people. In spite of this, there are plenty of attractions in the area for visitors to explore, and driving from site to site is effortless in a motorhome rental. Near Kimberly, OR is Thomas Condon Paleontology Center, which has on display several hundred different fossils found in the area, including a rhino jaw, brontothere, marsh rhino skull, and saber-toothed cat.A few miles south of Mitchell, are a pair of mines with historical significance. Although they’re abandoned and not being maintained, people are welcome to peek into the window and enjoy the sight of the miners’ bunkhouse, various tools used in their operation, and kiln.One of the smaller towns in the region, Mt. Vernon, has a mainstay diner, Silver Spur Cafe, which has been in operation for decades. It dishes up delicious burgers, fries, and homemade pies. The menu changes regularly depending on the cooks’ preferences and mood on that given day. Also nearby are a handful of shops at which one may search for the perfect RV camping souvenir to take home.


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Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.