Clear Spring Campground

Area Status: Open
Visitors gather at a picnic table at Clear Springs Campground.

Clear Spring is located southwest of Paisley, Oregon and can be reached in approximately one hour. At an elevation of about 5400 feet, this campground is situated right along Dairy Creek.

There is one picnic table and fire ring, and a variety of dispersed camping spaces.

This camp is primarily used by hunters during hunting season. You can fish for rainbow trout in Dairy Creek.

There is potable water, but no garbage service. Remember to “pack it in, pack it out.”

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Paisley Ranger District)
Fees: No fee
Open Season: 05/15 - 10/15; 10/16-05/14 Open with reduced services
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Paisley, OR; Lakeview, OR; Bly, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Paisley Ranger District

General Information


From Paisley, OR head west on Mill Street. Mill Street becomes Forest Road 33. Stay to the left and continue on Forest Road 33 for 20 miles. At the "T" intersection with paved road 28, stay to the left. Take Forest Road 28 for 2 miles. Just before crossing Dairy Creek, take a right on Forest Road 047. Go 4 miles on Forest Road 047 to a pull-off marked "Clear Spring".

From Lakeview, OR take Highway 140 west 3 miles, and then turn right onto County Road 2-16. Go on County Road 2-16 for 5 miles. Turn left onto County Road 2-16A and within 2 miles, you will be on Forest Road 28. Follow Forest Road 28 for 19 miles. Just after crossing Dairy Creek, take a left on Forest Road 047. Go 4 miles on Forest Road 047 to a pull-off marked "Clear Spring".

From Bly, OR head east on highway 140 and turn left onto the Campbell Road (.5 miles past the ranger station) and go for 0.5 miles to Forest Road 34. Turn right and drive 19 miles to Forest Road 3428. Turn right and go 2 miles to Forest Road 047. Go left 0.5 miles on Forest Road 047 to a pull-off marked "Clear Spring".

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 2 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites 1 of 2

River and Stream Fishing

Viewing Wildlife


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5400 feet