Kinnikinnick (Laurance Lake) Campground

Area Status: Open

This campground is located on the southern edge of Laurance Lake. Walk-in access only to the campsites. With good lake views, regular sightings of bald eagles and rock and hill formations that surround this site, it's the perfect place to go "off the grid" and enjoy the outdoors.

The location offers vault toilets. There is a boat ramp nearby at the day use area. Laurance Lake allows all non-motorized water sports. There are no rental facilities on site.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Update as of 6/12/24: Road is very rough at Eliot Creek and may have an approximately 1' deep, 6' wide stream of water running across it. High clearance vehicles only - no trailers. 
Reservations: This site can be reserved online at or by calling 877-444-6777.
  • Camping: $30/night for single site, $10/night for extra vehicle
Kinnikinnick/Laurance Lake Day Use Area has a day use fee of $10.
Open Season: 5/10/24 - Early October 2024
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Parkdale, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age or Golden Access.
Kinnikinnick/Laurance Lake Day Use Area doesn't honor passes. Learn more about which day use sites accept recreation passes here.
Operated By: Lost Lake Resort
Information Center:

General Information


From Parkdale, OR travel south on Clear Creek Road for 2.8 miles. Take a slight right onto Laurance Lake Road/Forest Road 2840 and follow for about 4 miles. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
No. of Sites 20 walk-in access only campsites.
Reservation Info Some first come, first-served, some reservable through

Lake and Pond Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing: Fishing in Laurance Lake. No live bait.

Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking:
Difficulty Level: More to Most Difficult


Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:


Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:

Boating - Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized: Electric motors and non-motorized boats only.
Fuel availability None

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized: Electric motor and non-motorized boats only.


Recreation areas with activity Swimming: Swimming in Laurance Lake

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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3,000 ft.