South Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

South Campsite

On Hosmer Lake, opportunities near this campground include fishing, hiking, horseback riding, bird watching, and canoeing.

There are beautiful views of Mt. Bachelor from this campground but watch out for mosquitoes in the early season! The sites are well screened from each other by stands of lodgepole pine. 

Find a map of this campground here.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Operating Season: May 17 - September 29
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
  • Camping: Per night, per site fee: $14/first vehicle; $8/each additional vehicle.
  • Day use: $5/vehicle/day at Hosmer Lake Boating Site, which is adjacent to South Campground.
Open Season: May 23 - September 29
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 26 feet.
Water: No
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.
  • Day use: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Hoodoo Recreation Service
Information Center: Located within the Cascade Lakes area on the Deschutes National Forest; operated by Hoodoo Recreation Service.

General Information

Directions:

From Bend, OR: Travel 35.5 miles southwest on Cascade Lakes Highway (46), then 1.2 miles east on Forest Road 4625.  South Campground will come up on the right side first and then Mallard Marsh.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

The campgrounds together are commonly referred to as the Hosmer Lake Campgrounds. Mallard is on a river bed (Mallard Marsh) that leads into Hosmer Lake and South has a popular day use area with a boat ramp on Hosmer Lake. Mallard has 15 mostly large sites and South has 23 sites that are also large and pretty much secluded from one another. 

The following sites are reservable through Hoodoo Recreation: 001-010, 017, 019, 021-023.

No. of Sites23 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.96226

  Longitude : 
-121.78657

  Elevation : 
5000

 



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