Big Lake West Campground


This tent-only campground is located on Big Lake at the top of Santiam Pass. This area offers access to one of the few designated OHV riding areas on the district.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Site fee $20, Extra Vehicle $6, Multiple Site Fee $35
Open Season: 5/23 - 10/12/2014
Usage: Heavy
  • 14 day Limit, Tent camping only
  • No trailer sites except one with a 20 foot maximum
New regulations are in effect for the Santiam Pass Summer Motorized Recreation Area. OHV use in the campground is strictly prohibited for any purpose other than entering or leaving the campground.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District

General Information


From McKenzie Bridge, travel east on Hwy 126 for 31 miles to Big Lake Road #2690. Follow Big Lake Road for 4 miles to Big Lake West Campground.

General Notes:

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Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


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Toilets Vault
Picnic tables
Tent camping 11 tent ONLY sites