LDMA - Blue Bucket Gold Mining & Campground

(11) Reviews

$15.00 USD per night, starting at.

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31097 Valentine Lane, Huntington, OR, 97907

When visiting Blue Bucket's 118 acres, you will enjoy your choice of electric/water, electric only, or dry RV sites, as well as plenty of space to pitch a tent! All sites are in close proximity to the restrooms and clubhouse. Patented land that is nice and flat for camping, along with rolling hills. The Burnt River runs through the west side of the property. Easy entrance along Highway 1-84. Gold is present in the stream gravel, bench gravel and in high bench deposits. You will also see an abundance of wildlife, including chukar, elk and deer.

Open Dates: January 1 to December 31

Last Updated: 04/24/2024

RV Sites

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Dry Camping RV Sites $15.00 $105.00 Choose Your Site
Electric Only (30 Amp) RV Sites $35.00 $245.00 Choose Your Site
Electric Only (50 Amp) RV Sites $35.00 $245.00 Choose Your Site
Water & Electric (30 Amp) RV Sites $35.00 $245.00 Choose Your Site
Water & Electric (50 Amp) RV Sites $45.00 $315.00 Choose Your Site

Quiet Hours

Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.


Blue Bucket Camp Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite. All vehicles must display a valid Blue Bucket parking permit. A vehicle without a proper parking permit is subject to tow at owner's expense. Vehicles must not block the road or adjacent campsite(s). Speed limit is 5 MPH. Including all ATV's/UTV'S. Dust Rules Apply.


Blue Bucket Camp Staff reserves the right to limit additional vehicles per campsite. Day or night visitors must register at the Blue Bucket Camp office.


Parents are responsible at all times for their children's safety and behavior. Please supervise small children in showers and restrooms, and do not allow children to play in the roadway.

Pet Rules

All pets must be registered with the Blue Bucket Camp Office with current rabies certificate on file. Animals must be kept on a leash at all times and may not be left unattended at campsite. Animals may not be tethered to camp utility fixtures, picnic tables, trees or fences. Animal waste must be picked up by the pet owner anywhere on Blue Bucket Camp property,

Restrooms and Showers Facilities

Facilities are available. Due to Board of Health Regulations, animals and the washing of dishes are prohibited in the restrooms. Please clean up after your self, thank you!


Personal charcoal and propane grills are permitted. See Park Map for hot coal disposal dumpsters. Do not put hot coals in garbage containers. Fireworks are prohibited on the Blue Bucket Camp premises and on property.


Help us stay clean by depositing all garbage in the dumpsters located throughout Blue Bucket Camp.

After Hours Assistance

For after-hours assistance or security, please see Blue Bucket Caretaker(s).


Trees, and the shade they provide, are an integral part of an enjoyable Blue Bucket Camp experience. However, healthy and well-maintained trees pose a natural hazard of falling debris, such as leaves and branches, especially during windy and/or extreme weather conditions. We do not assume responsibility for these natural hazards or for any property damage, injury or other circumstances that may result. Please take this into consideration when parking in Blue Bucket Camp and while enjoying the camp.

Monthly Rate Discounts

If your stay is shorten for any reason, and you paid for a discounted daily rate, you will be re-rated to the daily site fee and charged accordingly. You will also be charged a "Early Departure Camping Site Fee of $50.

Loss, Damages & Claims

Park management is not responsible for loss, damages or claims to property of guests due to fire, theft, accident or any other cause. The management also reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. Having in possession weapons such as firearms, knives, chains, etc. while outside a personal camping vehicle is not permitted on property. Blue Bucket Camp closes certain sites and areas of property for landscaping and maintenance throughout the season.

Pets Allowed



Pull-Thru RV Sites

Dirt Roads

Hike / Bike Campsites

Laundry Facilities

Gravel Roads


Big Rig Friendly

Water Hookups

Picnic Area

Community Restrooms

Back-in RV Sites

RV Hookup


Pet Friendly

Slide Outs

Trash Service

50 Amps

30 Amps

Historic Sightseeing







Wildlife Viewing

Big Rig Friendly

Family Friendly

Pet Friendly

Tent Camping


Extended Stay

Remote Work Friendly

31097 Valentine Lane, Huntington, OR, 97907
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Kayaking, fishing and hunting near by. 

Overall Rating: 4.4

Glenn Hanning

We had a wonderful time at the camp. We had originally booked for three nights, but ended up extending our stay so we could participate in their push dig. What fun!! The hosts are very friendly and knowledgeable. The other campers were friendly and helpful. The meals during the dirt party were absolutely yummy!! They have equipment you can rent/try out… or bring your own. We had our 40’ class A, towing our Jeep. There was power and water. Garbage is at the end of the camp. The site was level and well tended. What a great experience we had! We will be back next year! Thank you! Patti and Glenn

Catherine Kathrein

The campgrounds did supply water and electricity. I had no information on where to put garbage or if there was a dump station. It looked more like a place with long-term trailers. My sight was level. I thought there could have been better signage even to the point where you have to let your self in and then chain up the gate after your self. The woman on the phone was very nice and cheerful.

Daniel Bennett

A great LDMA camp. Caretakers are great hosts and knowledgeable about prospecting. I enjoy the experience every time I stay there.

Karla Goodner

Was hoping to like this campground as I have an interest in Gold Panning . This is a place for full time prospectors not the general camper. When checking in at the office was greeted by a person that just pointed out my site for the night didn’t say hello or explain anything about anything. I realize it’s a working Mining claim so it is full of equipment and assorted junk it was just very unprofessional and I felt very unwelcome . Would have liked to get some information on what they do there . Some of the other tenants at least waved which helped but it felt like we pulled into the movie Wrong Turn. They list some fun sounding weekends of activities but guess I picked the wrong time for a visit. Just not for me very disappointed.

Debrah Miley LDMA 25624

Enjoyed our stay as always.

Keith Wardlaw

We had a great time at the Blue Bucket Gold Camp. This was our first time digging for gold and it was a lot of fun. The staff was very friendly and helpful and we would do it again. Very reasonable camping rates.

Sherylynn Orsua

Had a great time meet new friends love the care takers.

Steve Wetstein LDMA 217789

GREAT TIME. The camp hosts and the people who worked there were the best. Well organized. Great food

Jason Minter

Staff was friendly, had electrical and water, great place to stay when passing through. Right off the highway and secure behind a gate up a private drive.

Donnie Bass

Having a great time at Blue Bucket. My favorite camp so far. And the host, Tom and Suzie are like family now. Their great people.

Larry Curry

I love this campground. If only got a 4 rating because it doesn't have a dump station yet. The sites are clean and the caretakers are great.