Thompson Reservoir Campground
Located 40 minutes south of Silver Lake, Oregon, Thompson Reservoir Campground is a developed campground ideally situated on the three-square-mile reservoir with pretty vistas of nearby Hager Mountain. There are 19 campsites with picnic tables, fire rings. Other amenities include hand-pumped water, and three vault toilets. There is also one large group site.
Tall ponderosa pines and a few aspen trees lord over the high mountain setting of Thompson Reservoir. Recreation opportunities include fishing, hiking, and exploring. The reservoir is stocked once a year with rainbow trout and there is a boat launch.
This campground typically opens mid-May and closes mid-October. Heavy snowfall prevents this campground from being used in the winter and early spring.
Thompson Reservoir campground is located across the reservoir from the East Bay Campground.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||(Silver Lake Ranger District)|
|Reservations:||First come, first served.|
|Fees:||$6/Night for single unit, $2/Night for extra vehicle|
|Open Season:||05/15 - 10/15; 10/16-05/14 Open with reduced services|
|Restrictions:||Limit your stay to 14 days or fewer. 10 mph speed limit on the lake.|
|Closest Towns:||Silver Lake, OR|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (2)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Silver Lake Ranger District|
Thompson Reservoir Campground is located 40 minutes south of Silver Lake, Oregon. From Silver Lake, take Oregon highway 31 west for approximately one mile and then turn left onto County Highway 4-11 (also known as Marsh Road). County Highway 4-11 will become Forest Service (FS) Road 27. From FS Road 27 take a left onto FS Road 2700287. Thompson Reservoir Campground is at the end of the road.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||19 single site(s), 1 double site(s)|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|Pavement Type for Parking||No|
|Hookup - Water||No|
|Hookup - Sewer||No|
|Hookups - Electric||No|