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Oak Fork Campground (Oregon)

Forest Service Road 57
Sandy, Oregon 97055
503 668-1700
Lat / Long:

45.11148, -121.76998

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Regions
Campsite Types
  • Cabin
  • Primitive
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

From: Mid May To: Early September

Elevation:

3,400

# of Campsites:

47

Oak Fork Overview

Oak Fork

Oak Fork campground has 47 campsites and is located on the southeastern shore of beautiful Timothy Lake in the Mt. Hood National Forest. Eight of the campsites are hike-in sites. There are also 6 cabins for rent.

Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Most have great views of the Timothy Lake and Mt. Hood. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate. Campground amenities include drinking water and vault toilets. There’s also an amphitheater, visitor center, boat ramp and picnic/day-use area. Firewood is also available for sale from the camp host.

Oak Fork Area Recreation

The area offers incredible views of the surrounding forest, miles of hiking trails and great fishing in creeks and lakes. Other outdoor recreation includes swimming, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, mountain biking, picnicking, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing.

Other campgrounds in the area include Gone Creek, Pine Point, Timothy Lake, and Little Crater Lake.

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Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
Activities
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Bouldering
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing

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Oak Fork Comments & Reviews

Visted Oak Fork Campground lately? We'd love to hear about your adventure. Did you find us useful? Did we forget something? Anything our community should know before heading out to Oak Fork?

9 Comments on “Oak Fork”

  1. Heather Bobbitt says:

    Although the campsites were nice and the lake was beautiful, the campground managers were so over the top rigid and aggressive and over zealous in enforcing petty rules, it made an ordinarily happy week a drag. I know that the 21 or so people who came during that week at different times will never camp at this campsite again due to their harassment at every turn, I know that I won’t. We in the camp dubbed them the ‘camp Nazis’ and the ‘Fun Police.’ I strongly advise against choosing this campsite.

    1. Dee McNamara says:

      I had a similar experience hiking through the area on the 13-mile around the lake trail. Truly over the top, verging on harassment. I feel that the reviewer from 2012 did not exaggerate in any way. I wonder if it is the same couple that managed to stay on all these years despite ruining the experience for so many in this beautiful place. They are truly so off-putting I surprised if they managed to maintain their positions there year after year.

    2. Dee McNamara says:

      I had a similar experience hiking through the area on the 13-mile around the lake trail. Truly over the top, verging on harassment. I feel that the reviewer from 2012 did not exaggerate in any way. I wonder if it is the same couple that managed to stay on all these years despite ruining the experience for so many in this beautiful place. They are truly so off-putting I’m surprised if they managed to maintain their positions there year after year.

  2. Dennis says:

    Oak Fork has been remodeled and campsite renumbered.

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Thanks for the heads up Dennis! We will plan on re-shooting the campground to get new/accurate campsite photos.

  3. Jay says:

    Has anyone stayed at one of the 8 cabins at Timothy Lake (Oak Fork)? I cannot seem to be able to locate any photos of the cabins.

    1. GCamper says:

      I am curious as well Jay. Did you find any pics?

  4. debra albert says:

    I am scared to book now after these comments

  5. Ellen Moyer says:

    I stayed in cabin #17 in August 2017. The cabin was brand new and was nice and clean but very basic…no lights, just good beds and a table with 2 chairs. Not sure why they didn’t put bigger windows in the cabins to give more light. I had no problems with the campground managers…they were very friendly when they checked me in, and I didn’t really see them after that.

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