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Elk Lake Campground Deschutes National Forest Oregon

Elk Lake Overview

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Elk Lake Campground has 20 delightful campsites located in a conifer forest, and on a hill above the lake in the Deschutes National Forest. The sites are relatively small (trailers/RVs up to 26 feet) and 4 are for tent only.

Campground amenities include drinking water and a vault toilet. A boat ramp is also located within the campground. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grate.

Elk Lake Area Recreation

The area and lake offers some nice fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, windsurfingand other water sport activities. You can also enjoy, picnicking, hiking and horseback riding (bring your own horse).

Other campgrounds in the area you may also be interested in include: Point, Little Fawn, and Hosmer Lake.

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  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Cascade Lakes Highway
Oregon 97413
541 383-5300
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Best Campsites

6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 20

Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

End of May – End of September



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Elk Lake Scenic Sign
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