Thielsen View Campground


In the shadow of majestic Mount Bailey on the west shore of Diamond Lake, this campground takes its name from the view of the unforgettable peak of Mt. Thielsen. This camp is a favorite with fishermen.


  • 60 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits
  • Boat ramp
  • Drinking water
  • Vault toilets
  • Garbage disposal
  • Grey water waste sumps

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 03/23/2015: C-Loop is open. Limited facilities and services are available.
  • $15 for campsite
  • $20 for double campsite
  • $5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: Weather Dependent
Usage: Medium
  • 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
Closest Towns: Roseburg, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
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General Information

  • Accessible campsites
  • Accessible restrooms

General Notes:
  • "Diamond and Lemolo Lake Area", and "Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail" brochures available from Diamond Lake Ranger District
  • No campground host

Other Nearby Recreation Opportunities

  • Diamond Lake Campground (east shore)
  • Rogue-Umpqua National Scenic Byway
  • Broken Arrow Campground (south shore)
  • South Shore Picnic Area
  • Diamond Lake Resort
  • Diamond Lake Recreation Vehicle Park
  • The rim of Crater Lake National Park is 30 minutes from Diamond Lake


From Roseburg, OR, turn onto OR-138 east / northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard, continue for 80 miles on Highway 138, turn right onto Forest Road 4795 (Diamond Lake Loop) at the north entrance to Diamond Lake Recreation Area. Proceed 0.3 mile and turn right. Go 3 miles to the campground entrance on the left. Thielsen View Campground may also be accessed via Highway 230 from Medford, or Highway 97 from Klamath Falls and Bend.

  • Maximum vehicle length: 35 feet


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping


Hiking, fishing, boating, bicycling and picnicking

  • Numerous hiking trails, including: 0.8 mile self-guided nature trail; Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail; Mt Thielsen Trail; Mt. Thielsen Trail #1456; and Mt. Bailey Trail #1451.
  • There are 11 miles of paved bicycle/hiker trail surrounding Diamond Lake.
  • Lake fishing for Rainbow trout. The lake is stocked annually with over 450,000 fingerling.


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5,190 feet