Surrounded by conifer trees along the east shore of mile-high Diamond Lake, this campground offers social lakeshore camping and several more secluded inshore sites. Reservations are recommended. During the summer season, Diamond Lake is a very popular destination with up to 700,000 visitors a year. There are interpretative ranger activities on the weekends. Expect mosquitoes.
238 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits (51 lakeside sites)
Grey water waste sumps
RV dump station
2 boat ramps
Fish cleaning station
At a Glance
06/08/2016: Diamond Lake North and South are open. Gatehouse is now staffed to answer questions and process reservations.
$16 for campsite
$22 for lakeshore campsite
$21 for double campsite
$27 for double lakeshore campsite
$5 for extra vehicle
Reservations are taken from June 13 through August 31 for loops A-G plus M. During the reservation season there are 145 campsites available for reservations, and 95 campsites available as first come, first served. Reservation Information: Recreation.gov or telephone 1-877-444-6777
Memorial Day Weekend (Weather Permitting) - Weather Permitting - October, weather permitting
Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Campfires in developed fire pits only
Fireworks are prohibited
Dogs must be on leash
OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Visitor Information Center with interpretive programs offered during the summer at the amphitheater.
Maximum vehicle length: 35 feet (travel trailers up to 30 feet and recreation vehicles up to 35 feet)
From Roseburg, OR, turn onto OR 138 east / northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard, drive 80 miles east on Highway 138. Turn right onto Forest Road 4795 (Diamond Lake Loop) at the north entrance to Diamond Lake Recreation Area. Proceed 2.5 miles to the campground entrance.
From Klamath Falls, OR, or Bend, OR, use Highway 97.
From Medford, OR, use Highway 230.
"Diamond and Lemolo Lake Area" and "Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail" brochures available at Diamond Lake Ranger District