Lava Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Lava Lake Campground is popular with campers as the lower elevation lodgepole pine stands offer great screening between sites. This campground is located next to Lava Lake, and this site offers hiking and fishing opportunities.

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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: $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.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 30 feet.  No motorized or mechanized vehicles allowed on Wilderness trails.
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, OR; Travel 38.4 miles southwest on Cascade Lakes Hwy (46), then 1.0 miles east on Forest Road 4600 500.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

The area has two boat ramps and lots of day use parking. The lake is popular with fishermen and often the same campers come back year after year. There are five tent only sites right near the water.  Lava Lake was formed by a flow of lava across the east shore, between Lava Lake and Little Lava Lake.

No. of Sites 38 single site(s), 5 tent only site(s), 1 multi-site
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.91357

  Longitude : 
-121.76742

  Elevation : 
4750

 



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