Perry South Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Perry South Campsite

This campground is one of the more popular campgrounds on the Deschutes National Forest. Reserve your campsite online or try to get here on Friday or before, if you are coming for the weekend. On the Metolius Arm of Lake Billy Chinook, this campground offers fishing opportunities for trophy bull trout.

To see a map of this campground click here.

There is a boat launch area within this campground.

At a Glance

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). For additional information about the campground, please visit PortlandGeneral.com/Parks
 
Fees
  • Camping: Per night, per site fee: One vehicle: $20 upper and lower sites; $8/each additional vehicle. 
  • Day use: $5 Day Use Fee.
Open Season: May 24 - Mid-September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
  • Maximum site spur length is 50 feet.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes:
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age or Golden Access.
Operated By: Portland General Electric
Information Center: Located within the Sisters-Metolius area on the Deschutes National Forest; operated by Portland General Electric Parks.

General Information

Directions:

From Sisters, OR: Travel 5.6 miles northwest on Highway 20, then 20.8 miles north on Forest Road 11, then 5.0 miles east on Forest Road 1170, and then 2.6 miles northwest of County Road 64. 


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

On the shore of Lake Billy Chinook at 2000 feet elevation, Perry South features 64 camping sites, most first come, first served. However, we have put some of these sites into the reservation system starting in 2005. This is a very popular campground. Try to get here early on Friday or before, if you are coming for the weekend. During Memorial Weekend and during the heart of the season, after July 4, campers often come on Wednesday to get the best sites. The campground has pump water. A day use area is available as well as a boat launch and a fish cleaning station.

No. of Sites 63 single site(s), 9 tent only site(s) 
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at recreation.gov
No. of Accessible sites 6

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.58438

  Longitude : 
-121.45635

  Elevation : 
2000

 



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