Cinder Hill Campground


Cinder Hill Campsite


This campground is located along the shore of East Lake with several of the sites close to the shore and the rest within easy walking distance to the beach area. This campground offers excellent screening between sites in this campground and campers can likely find last minute available sites. It is the largest campground in Newberry Caldera and offers bird watching, bicycling, sightseeing, and canoeing.  The Newberry Crater Trail #3958 and other connecting trails are accessible from the campground.  

 There are two boat launch areas and a trailhead within this campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made online through or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777). For additional information about the campground, please visit
  • Camping: Per night, per site fee: Regular site: $18/first vehicle; $9/each additional vehicle.  Dump station at nearby Paulina Lake Campground: $10.
  • Day use: $5/vehicle/day or valid recreation pass at Cinder Hill Boating Site.
Open Season: May - October 31, 2016
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 30 feet.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
  • Day use: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Hoodoo Recreation Services
Information Center: Located within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument area on the Deschutes National Forest; operated by Hoodoo Recreation Service.

General Information


From Bend, OR: Travel 23.5 miles south on Highway 97, then 17.6 miles east on County Road 21, and 0.5 miles north on Forest Road 2100 700.  Cinder Hill is the last campground that you come to on the road past Paulina and East Lakes in the Newberry Caldera.

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Campground Camping

 The campground is large and can accommodate over 100 camping groups. It is an ideal site for those hauling trailers as it has ample amounts of long pull through sites, but it also has plenty of sites perfect for tent campers and RV campers. This is a campground though that is seldom full even in this popular area, and is great for the last minute camper. 

Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
No. of Sites 108 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None


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