Green Mountain Campground


Featuring panoramic views of the lava flows, cinder cones, and the desert landscape of the Fort Rock and Christmas Valley area of central Oregon, the Green Mountain Campground offers a remote camping experience perfect for photography, solitude and stargazing. Whether using it as a basecamp for exploring nearby attractions like Crack-in-the-Ground and the Four Craters Lava Field, or simply seeking an out-of-the-way site with stunning sunrises and sunsets, visitors willing to brave its rough access road will not be disappointed.

Know Before You Go:

  • Open Season Green Mountain Campground is open YEAR ROUND.
  • Four-wheel Drive Vehicles Recommended. Access is via rugged dirt roads that may be impassable at times.
  • 6 primitive campsites with picnic tables and fire grates; first come, first serve.
  • Vault Restroom.
  • No Drinking Water available.
  • Pack Out Your Trash.
  • The Nearest Services are in the nearby towns of Christmas Valley Oregon.
  • BLM’s Crack-in-the-Ground Trailhead located nearby.

Point of Interest:

There is an active fire lookout atop nearby Green Mountain that is staffed from June through October.

Adventure is at Your Fingertips



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Iconograph of two people wearing backpacks and using walking sticks


Lakeview District Office
1301 South G Street

Geographic Coordinates

43.38627, -120.72352


From Christmas Valley, Oregon, head east on the Christmas Valley Highway for approximately 2 miles. Turn north (left) onto Crack-in-the-Ground Road and continue for about 5 miles, then turn left onto Lava Craters Road, following signs to Crack-in-the-Ground. Follow the road past this site for about 4 miles, and continuing for another 3 miles as it turns west and north and becomes the Green Mountain Road (BLM Road 6109-00).


No fees.