Bates State Park

541-932-4453 or 541-448-2585
Middle Fork Lane off of Hwy 7
Bates, OR 97817

Tucked into the far end of a mountain valley, Bates State Park is bordered by the Middle Fork of the John Day River, Bridge Creek and Clear Creek. The park’s first-come, first-served primitive sites are a tranquil refuge apart from the crowds. The hiker/biker camp provides a perfect rest stop for long-distance cyclers or hikers looking to explore nearby Wilderness Areas and fire lookouts.

Seasonal camping open May 1 – Oct. 31, depending on weather and snow depth.

Reservable day-use area. For current rates and availability, call the park at 541-448-2585. All rates are subject to change.