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Little Crater Lake Campground Mt. Hood National Forest Oregon

Little Crater Lake Overview

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Little Crater Lake campground has 16 campsites and is located near Little Crater Lake in a beautiful area of the Mt. Hood National Forest.

The campground has drinking water and vault toilets. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate. Our favorite campsites are 2, 4, 6, 10, 13 and 14.

Little Crater Lake Area Recreation

The campground is a beautiful place to camp and access many hiking trails. Don’t forget to bring your camera! As an added bonus, this may be the best area in the Mt. Hood National Forest to pick huckleberries!  You can also drive about 9 miles over to Timothy Lake for some boating, swimming and fishing. Gone Creek campground (50 campsites) is located next to Timothy Lake. There’s also some nice fishing in the area.

Other campgrounds in the area include Frog Lake and Clear Lake. Rock Creek Campground is also nice.

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  • BBQ Grills
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Backpacking
  • Berry Picking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Champion Way
Sandy, Oregon 97055
541 328-0909 or 503 668-1700
Lat / Long:

45.14861, -121.75111

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Best Campsites

2, 4, 6, 10, 13 and 14

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
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End of May – Early September



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Little Crater Lake Comments & Reviews

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2 Comments on “Little Crater Lake”

  1. Price per night, opening date.

    • Hi Sandra,
      Little Crater Lake is schedule to open May 22 (weather permitting) and the campsites cost $20.42 per night. You can click on the ‘Make A Reservation’ button to check availability, pricing and make a reservation.

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