Crane Prairie Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Crane Prairie Campsite

This is a large campground with multiple camping loops on the east shore of the Crane Prairie Reservoir and offers outstanding fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities.  Crane Prairie campsites are right on the water or within a minute or two walk.  Crane Prairie Reservoir is managed in partnership with the Bureau of Reclamation.

Find a map of this campground 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). 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
  • Camping: $16/site/night; $8/each additional vehicle.  Multi-Site, $34 per night and $200 group.  
  • Day use: $5/vehicle/day at Crane Prairie Boating Site.
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.
Open Season: May 3 - October 27
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 30 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.
  • Day use: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
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 about 27 miles south on Highway 97, 11 miles west on County Road 43, 5.5 miles west on County Road 42, then 4 miles north on County Road 4270.


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Interpretive Site
Toilets
Parking
Boat ramp
Tent camping
Accessible
Camping trailer
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.79689

  Longitude : 
-121.75783

  Elevation : 
4450

 

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