Elk Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Elk Lake Campsite

Elk Lake Campground is an older style small hill side campground. It is on the north end of Elk Lake and offers opportunities for fishing and access to hiking and horseback riding trails. Swimming areas are closed to animals.

Find a map of this campground here.

There is a boat launch area within this campground. Parking is extremely limited at this boat launch.

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: $16/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: Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 26 feet.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Deschutes Recreation
Information Center: Located within the Cascade Lakes area on the Deschutes National Forest; operated by Deschutes Recreation.

General Information

Directions: From Bend, travel 33.1 miles southwest on Cascade Lakes Hwy (46) to north end of Elk Lake.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Elk Lake Campground is an older style small hill side campground that is popular with tent campers.  There are four tent only sites near the water. There is a pressurized water system and two modern CXT vault style bathrooms. There is cell phone coverage and the roads are paved within the campground. There is a day use area at the water front with a boat ramp. 

No. of Sites 22 single site(s), 4 tent only site(s)
Reservation Info Reservations can be made online through Recreation.gov or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777).
No. of Accessible sites None

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.81725

  Longitude : 
-121.8069

  Elevation : 
4900

 



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