Walton Lake Campground may be the best known location in the Ochoco National Forest due to the serene setting among old growth ponderosa pine and mountain meadows. Visitor can choose to spend their vacation relaxing by fishing on the shore of Walton Lake, or swimming and paddling in the water. There are also many trails nearby for those who would like to explore on foot or bicycle.
Day use fee: $5 per vehicle. Camping per night, per site fee: $15/first vehicle; $7.50/each additional vehicle. This is a concessionaire operated facility, and concessionaires are not required to recognize all Forest Service Passes.
05/17/2013 - 10/14/2013
No horses are permitted in the campground. ATVs are not allowed on or off campground roads. Firearms and Bow/Arrow devices may not be used within the campground.
Aud & Di Campground Operations
Aud & Di Campground Operations (208) 270-0094
From Prineville: Travel 16 miles east on Highway 26. Turn right at the junction to Walton Lake and Big Summit Prairie (County Road 23) and travel 9 miles to FS Road 22. Turn Left onto FS Road 22 and proceed approximately 7 miles to Walton Lake. The campground will be on your left.
This facility meets some ADA standards.
Boat Launch Ramp
Combination Fire Rings and Grills
Camping & Cabins
Walton Lake has a mix of single family campsites available some that are ideal for tents and others that are ideal for RV camping. Hook-up amenities are not offered. Some sites can be reserved in advance through Recreation.gov, while others are managed on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites
30 single family sites
No. of Accessible sites
Some informational signs are posted around the facility to provide visitors with education on the local area and ecology.
There is a small Day Use area near the boat launch that is perfect for picnics.
This is a concessionaire operated facility, and concessionaires are not required to recognize all Forest Service Passes, so additional payment may be required.