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Clear Lake Campground

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Clear Lake Camping Guide

The campground is a single loop on the eastern shore of Clear
Lake.  The east side of Clear Lake is hilly resulting in a
terraced campground and parallel style pull-through parking
aprons along the lake.  Other pull-throughs, on the uphill side
of the loop, have a steep approach.  A steady breeze off Clear
Lake helps keep mosquitoes at bay.  A nice mixture of conifers,
including hemlock and Pacific Silver fir, provide ample shade.
Some rhododendron provide fair privacy.  Firewood is available
for a fee.

LOCATION: From Government Camp, OR, take US Rt. 26 east 9.2 miles to
campground sign.  Turn right at sign onto Forest Rt. 2630 and go
1 mile to campground.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open June 15 through September 30.


CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 5
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 22

Total Sites: 27


RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
Group RV Sites: No
No. RV Pull Throughs: 17
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 33'

Comments:
The parking aprons are  irregular and composed of gravel and
dirt.  A waste station with potable water is available for a fee
at Mt Hood Village RV Resort on US Rt. 26 at mile marker 38.7.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2
No. Threaded: 0

ACTIVITIES
Lake: Yes
Swimming (provided): Yes
Sailing: Yes
Boat Ramp: Yes
Boat Carry Down Access: Yes
Power Boating: Yes
Boating (no power): Yes
Water Skiing: No
Rafting (whitewater): No
Kayaking (whitewater): No

Comments:
Clear Lake is 557 acres and used for irrigation.  Water level
drops as season progresses.  Power boats are limited to 10 mph.
Small sailboats will enjoy the Lake's steady breeze.

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I have gone camping at Clear Lake since I was a baby. Just went this last weekend. It's always been my favorite. The last few years it seems to be getting more and more polluted. I filled a LG bag full of garbage around the campground before feeling comfortable unpacking. I also hauled it all out to the dumpster. I wish others would clean up as well as we do.

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Clear Lake Campground is located in Mt Hood National Forest.

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