Chief Paulina Horse Camp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Chief Paulina Campsite

This campground is located near Paulina Lake in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument.  This is the only horse campground in the caldera and provides the horse enthusiast a great way to sight-see throughout the entire monument area. There are a couple of resorts nearby for camping supplies and restaurants.

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There is no drinking water or cellular phone coverage at this site.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Visit for current operating dates.
Reservations: Reservations can be made online at or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777). 
Fees Per night, per site fee: 2-horse stalls: $14/first vehicle; $7/each additional vehicle.  4-horse stalls: $18/first vehicle; $7/each additional vehicle.  There is a nearby RV Dump station at the entry of Paulina Lake campground: $10 For reservations visit NOTE: 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.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 26 feet.
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Located within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument area on the Deschutes National Forest: operated by the U.S. Forest Service.

General Information


From Bend, OR: Travel 24 miles south on Highway 97, then 14 miles east on Paulina Lake Road (County Road 21).

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