Three Creek Lake Campground

Located on the south side of Three Creek Lake, this 11-site campground offers opportunities for hiking, fishing, and non-motorized boating.

There is a primitive boat ramp on the east shore for non-motorized boating; no motors are permitted on this lake.

Find a map of this campground here.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: August 2022 - Due to staffing challenges, Three Creek Lake, Driftwood, and Three Creek Meadows campgrounds within the Three Creek Lake area will be closed to reservation camping for the 2022 season. Campers who previously made reservations for the sites will receive cancellation notices and a full refund of their reservation fees. The public is welcome to camp for free in designated sites within the three campgrounds. The Forest Service will provide periodic toilet service at the campgrounds until the staffing issue is resolved. Due to very limited garbage services the public is being asked to not leave trash at the campgrounds, but to take it with them when they go.
Operational Hours: Visit for current operating dates.
Reservations: Reservations can be made online through or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777).
  • Single Campsite Rate: $19/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.
Permit Info: This campground borders the Three Sisters Wilderness where wilderness restrictions apply. From the Tam McArthur Rim Trailhead, the Tam McArthur Trail #4078 climbs south up on to Tam McArthur Rim and then turns west. The trail enters the Three Sisters Wilderness shortly after leaving the trailhead.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 20 feet. PLEASE NOTE: This campground borders the Three Sisters Wilderness where wilderness restrictions apply.
Closest Towns: Sisters
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Vista Recreation
Information Center: Sisters Ranger District
Pine Street and Hwy. 20
PO Box 249
Sisters, OR 97759
(541) 549-7700

General Information


From Sisters, OR: Travel 17.0 miles south on Forest Road 16 (Elm Street in Sisters).

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 11 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fish Species Brook trout and wild rainbow trout

Day Hiking

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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