Candle Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Candle Creek Campsite

At the confluence of Candle Creek and the Metolius River, this campground offers opportunities for fishing and hiking.  This is a very popular campground with the locals because of its location. It is at the end of the Metolius Valley and on the river where the rapids start.

This campground is not recommended for RVs. 

Find a map of this campground here.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Visit Recreation.gov for current operating dates.
Reservations: Reservations can be made online 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: $12/night
  • One vehicle included with reservation – Each Additional Vehicle: $8.00
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: Medium
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 20 feet. RVs and trailers not recommended.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Deschutes Recreation
Information Center:
  • Within the Sisters-Metolius area of the Deschutes National Forest
  • Operated by  Deschutes Recreation

General Information

Directions:

From Sisters, OR: Travel 12.4 miles northwest on Highway 20, then 12.3 miles north on Forest Road 12, and then 1.6 miles east on Forest Road 1200 980.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.57429

  Longitude : 
-121.61929

  Elevation : 
2600

 

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