Peninsula (Olallie Lake) Campground

Area Status: Closed

Peninsula Campground is the largest campground on Olallie Lake, in the Olallie Lake Scenic Area. Olallie Lake is a large, high elevation lake bordered in part by the Warm Springs Reservation.  As the name suggests, Peninsula Campground is on a large chunk of land that extends out into the lake - an ideal location for fishermen and paddle boaters.

Peninsula Campground map (PDF)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Sites south of the Olallie Lake, including Camp Ten CG, Lower Lake CG, Peninsula CG, Horseshoe Lake CG, and Skyline Road, suffered extensive damage in Lionshead Fire and subsequent winter storm blowdown. They will not open in 2023. Check Olallie Lake Resort for updates.
Reservations: All campsites are first come, first served. Olallie Lake Resort does not accept camping reservations. Check out the Olallie Lake Resort website for more reservation info.
Fees: Camping:
  • $20/night for single site
  • $30/night for premium (double family) site
  • $5/night for extra vehicle
  • Credit & debit cards NOT accepted; cash or check payments only.
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Detroit, OR
Water: Bring your own drinking water.
Restroom: Vault Toilet (7)
Passes: Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Acces, Golden Age or Golden Access.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center:

General Information


From Estacada, OR - drive south on Highway 224 for 45 miles. The road becomes Forest Service Road 46. From Road 46, turn east onto Forest Service Road 4690 and drive 6 miles on pavement, then about 3 miles on gravel, to a junction with Forest Road 4220. Turn south and continue 5 miles past Olallie Lake Resort to the Peninsula Campground.  The roads are closed in the winter.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 35 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing in Ollalie Lake.

Day Hiking

Hiking trails wind throughout the lake-filled Olallie Lake scenic area, including the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which heads south into the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.


Access to the Pacific Crest Trial. See day hiking description.


Boating - Non-Motorized

Canoeing in Ollalie Lake

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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4941 feet