Big River Campground/Big River Group

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Big River Campsite

Big River Campground is located close to Sunriver, OR.  It is a great place for a summer outing and spending time on the Deschutes River.  A group site, located across the road from the main campground, is reservable.  

Boat fishing or drift fishing is the best way to catch fish; motorized boating is not permitted. The water is Class II flatwater up to about 6 miles below Sunriver, where there are a number of dangerous falls.

Find a map of this campground here.

There is a boat launch within this campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/7/2021 -- Big River Campground is open for the season. Big River Group Camp remains closed at this time as hazard tree mitigation clean-up is underway.
Operational Hours: Visit Recreation.gov for current operating dates.
Reservations: Reservations and additional site information can be found through Recreation.gov or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777). 
Fees
  • Single Campsite Rate: $14/night
  • One vehicle included with reservation – Each Additional Vehicle: $8.00
‚ÄčNOTE: Holders of a Golden Age and Golden Access Passports and Senior and Access Passes are entitled to the following discounts on expanded amenity recreation fees: -  A 50 percent discount on the fee for a single camping unit. This discount does not apply to use of a cabin, lookout, double camping unit, triple camping unit, group camping unit, extra vehicle fees, or any additional camping units and separately charged utility, water, hook-up or day use fees.
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 26 feet.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Deschutes Recreation
Information Center: Located within the Bend/Sunriver/LaPine area on the Deschutes National Forest.

General Information

Directions:

From Bend, OR: Travel about 17 miles south on US 97, then 8 miles west on County Road 42.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.81725

  Longitude : 
-121.49670

  Elevation : 
4180

 

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