The Mt. Hood National Forest has many developed campgrounds. To avoid crowds, visit midweek if possible. Many recreation sites are being improved for barrier-free access. Campgrounds are available by reservation or on a first-come, first-served basis. For campground reservations please call Reserve America at 1-877-444-6777 or visit them on the web at http://www.recreation.gov/. When using the Reserve America system, make sure that you know the specific camping site name and not just the recreational area (i.e. Hood View Campground vs. Timothy Lake). For additional campground information please contact local forest service offices.
Bear Springs Campground is located near Highway 26. The campground is relatively shady, with tall ponderosa pine dispersed throughout the site. Located on Indian Creek at the border with the Warm Springs Reservation. The campground is easily accessible from Highway 216, and there is fishing in Indian Creek. Firewood is available onsite.
A small, quiet campground with corrals, Bonney Meadows is adjacent to beautiful meadows lined with single track used by hikers, bikers and horseback riders. Campers can wake up and go for a stroll along Bonney Meadows Trail #471.Located on a high ridge near a lush meadow.
Upper Eightmile Campground is near Forest Road 44. This campground is close to the 44 Trail System which is a popular multi-use trail system. Campers have access to Eightmile Loop Trail #496 from the campground. The approximately 6 mile loop is a popular hiking and mountain biking loop.
Fifteen Mile Campground, is a small campground situated along 15 Mile Creek. This campground is popular due to it's proximity to 15 Mile trail, which is popular to hikers and bikers as well as the Badger Creek Wilderness Boundary. Located on the border of the Badger Creek Wilderness. Provides access to Fifteenmile Trail #456.
Knebal Springs Campground is located in an open Ponderosa Pine setting. The campground is adjacent to Knebal Springs Trail which is an approximately 10 mile loop that is popular for mountain bikers and horse back riders.
McCubbuns Gulch is a rustic campground with shady sites, many of which are adjacent to a creek. This campground is within the McCubbins Gulch OHV area's designated trail system. Campers are likely to hear and see OHV enthusiasts during their stay. Located at the edge of the National Forest. This campground is near the Warm Springs Tribal Lands. Remember, tribal land is private land! Be sure not to trespass.
The campground is easily accessible and very popular because of the beautiful lake and serene atmosphere. This popular campground is found on the Rock Creek Reservoir. It is shaded by Ponderosa Pines and a popular campground for families interested in boating and fishing.
On the Wild and Scenic Clackamas River. The campground is a compact single loop through cedars, maples, and alders. A couple of berry patches suggest good picking in late-summer. Some of these sites have great views of the river. Recreation activities include fishing and whitewater rafting.
The historic Olallie Meadows Cabin was built in 1910. This cabin is closed for restoration and should be open for recreation rentals by 2016. This campground nestled just north of Mt. Jefferson, has incredible views and provides wonderful solitude in a somewhat rustic environment.
Ripplebrook Campground is a charming facility for nature enthusiasts and lies in a beautiful forest setting. Fly fishing and whitewater rafting are popular near the campground, as it neighbors the Clackamas Wild and Scenic River. The small facility is geared more toward tent camping, however, tent trailers and small RV's may enjoy it. Located on the Oak Grove Fork of the Clackamas River.
This campground, in a great location proximal to Lost Lake, provides beautiful views of Mt. Hood and access to the Lost Lake Resort's store and boating equipment. 148 campsites available with campground pit toilets and near a public boat launch. The area is wheelchair accessible particularly to the fishing dock. 2 miles of wheelchair accessible trails
No electrical hookups but R. V. dump & fill is available to R. V. campers. There are a number of RV spaces in D loop that will accept a 40′ RV.
Gone Creek Campground sits on the edge of the beautiful Timothy Lake, in the shadows of Mt. Hood, Oregon's highest peak. The lush, green forest surrounding the campground provides campers with ample recreational opportunities.
Nearby is the Clackamas Lake Historic Cabin gives campers an old-fashioned cabin experience with its well-preserved features, including a massive rock chimney, knot-free interior paneling and hand-wrought iron work. It provides access to a number of outdoor recreation opportunities inclusding the large Timothy Lake nearby, as well as its namesake lake. Campground is wheelchair accessible.
The Hoodview Campground sits on the shores of Timothy Lake, in the shadow of Oregon's Mt. Hood. The surrounding forest setting offers spectacular views, several trails for exploration and abundant fishing. The boat launch area is for registered campers only. Campground is wheelchair accessible.
Joe Graham Horse Campground is a beautiful equestrian camp with views of majestic Mt. Hood and its surrounding forest. It provides access to a variety of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails, as well as scenic historic sites. Located near Clackamas Lake.
Oak Fork Campground is located on the shores of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Oregon's Mt. Hood. The surrounding forest setting offers spectacular views, several trails for exploration and abundant fishing. There is a large parking area on the lakeshore for boaters Campground is wheelchair accessible.
After Labor Day, construction will begin at this campground. Improvements include better campsite layouts, additional parking for day use and dispersed campers including boat trailer parking, upgrades to the boat launch area and the installation of cabins.
Pine Point Campground is located on the shores of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Oregon's Mt. Hood. It is a beautiful place for individuals, families and larger groups to camp and enjoy nature, as miles of scenic trails surround the campground and access to the lake provides endless recreation possibilities. On the southwest side Timothy Lake. There is a large parking area on the lakeshore for boaters. Campground is wheelchair accessible.
Trillium Lake Campground is a beautiful and popular campground not far from the quaint town of Government Camp. It provides spectacular views of majestic Mt. Hood, Oregon's highest point. The campground is well-known for its scenery and abundant recreational opportunities, as well as being a great, family-friendly place to camp.Campground is wheelchair accessible.