Haystack West Shore Campground and Day Use Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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This scenic, high desert campground and day use area is located on the shore of Haystack Reservoir.

At a Glance

Reservations: First Come, First Served
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Camping: $10.00 for first vehicle and $5.00 for each additional vehicle Day Use: $5.00 per vehicle This is a concessionaire operated facility, and concessionaires are not required to recognize all Forest Service Passes.
Open Season: 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
Closest Towns: Prineville, Oregon
Water: No
Restroom: 1 vault restroom
Operated By: Aud & Di Campground Services under a permit administrated by the USFS in cooperation with the BOR
Information Center: Aud & Di Campground Operations (208) 270-0094

General Information


From Madras:

 -Drive South on Highway 97

 -Take Jericho Lane and proceed East for approximately  1 ¼  miles

 -Turn Right on Springer Road (Forest Service Road 7130/ Forest Service Road 96) and proceed for approximately 1/2 mile

 -West Shore Campground and Day Use Area will be on the Left

From Prineville:

 -Drive North on Highway 26

 -Take Laurel Lane (Forest Service Road 96) and proceed West for approximately 4 miles

 -Turn Right onto Springer Road (Forest Service Road 7130/ Forest Service Road 96) and continue for approximately 2 miles

 -West Shore Campground and Day Use Area will be on the Right


One fully accessible campsite

Two fully accessible vault outhouses


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

14 standard campsites

One picnic table and combination fire ring/grill per campsite

On-site campground host

RV Camping

RV parking up to 32 feet


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Water Activities

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Boat ramp
Camping trailer RV Parking up to 32 feet
Toilets Vault outhouse
Accessible Campsite and outhouses
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities Camping and Day Use
Tent camping 14 campsites