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.
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.
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.
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 recreation.gov