Three Creek Meadow Horse Camp


Area Status: Open
Link Creek Campsite

Three Creeks Meadow Horse Camp is one of four facilities located near Three Creeks Lake and the designated horse camp for the Three Creeks area.

Find a map of this campground here.

Day use parking is not available at Three Creek Meadow Horse Camp.

Horse campgrounds have been designed to accommodate people who need to corral their horses. We have a limited number of these kinds of campgrounds and ask, out of courtesy and safety for you and the horses, to please consider camping elsewhere if you do not have a horse. We have many campgrounds nearby.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Visit Recreation.gov for current operating dates. This campground will be closing at noon on September 22, 2024, and the last night to reserve a campsite is September 21, 2024.
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: $17/night
  • 4-horse Campsite Rate: $19/night
  • One vehicle included with reservation – Each Additional Vehicle: $10.00
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: Wilderness permits are required between June 15 and October 15 if entering the Three Sisters Wilderness
  • ‚ÄčThree Creek Meadow Trailhead In order to enter the Three Sisters Wilderness from this trailhead, you must obtain a free, self-issue permit at the trailhead AND be in possession of a valid campground reservation. Physical or digital verification of a valid campground reservation are accepted.
  • Tam McArthur Trailhead Central Cascades Wilderness Permit required between June 15 and October 15; reserve at Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Open Season: June 14, 2024 - September 22, 2024
Restrictions:
  • Camping in the meadow is absolutely prohibited.
  • As part of a larger effort to reduce invasive species on national forest lands, weed-free feed is required on the Deschutes National Forest. Locate a weed-free feed vendor near you.
If entering the Three Sisters Wilderness from this trailhead:
  • Wilderness restrictions apply
  • Maps of areas where special restrictions apply: 
  • Motorized and mechanical equipment (including bicycles and drones) are prohibited in the Wilderness
  • Groups must be under 12 people and 12 head of stock
  • Build campfires at least 100 feet away from water
  • Pack in / Pack out!
  • “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” — please refrain from cutting, damaging, or gathering vegetation or other forest items (e.g. rocks, artifacts, etc.)
  • Please bury human waste 6-8 inches deep and at least 200 feet away from water
Closest Towns: Sisters
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Vista Recreation
Information Center: Sisters Ranger District
201 N. Pine Street
PO Box 249
Sisters, OR 97759
(541) 549-7700

General Information

Directions:

From Sisters, OR: Travel 15.2 miles south on Forest Road 16 (Elm Street in Sisters).


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 11 "No Horse" single site(s), 9 Horse site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

Horse Camping

9 "Horse Only" sites
No. of Sites 9 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

Horse Riding

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.11235833

  Longitude : 
-121.62561945

  Elevation : 
6350