Willamette National Forest
Willamette National Forest Supervisor's Office
3106 Pierce Parkway
Springfield, OR 97477
Big Lake is a hub of activity during the summer months. It is the only natural lake on the district where water-skiing and sailing are available. Enjoy beautiful views of Mt. Washington and the high elevation forest at the top of Santiam Pass.
4 miles south of Santiam Pass (Hwy 20)
From McKenzie Bridge, travel east on Hwy 126 for 29.5 miles to Big Lake Road #2690. Follow Big Lake Road for 4.3 miles to Big Lake Campground.
Big Lake & Big Lake West Campgrounds Map
Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.
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