Summit Lake Campground

Area Status: Open

Summit Lake Campground is a small rustic campground on serene Summit Lake. Some of the sites are walk-in sites, but they all offer fishing, swimming in the shallow lake, and visiting nearby trails.

Opening date is dependent on snow conditions.

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served.
  • Camping:
    • $21/night for single site, $8/night for extra vehicle
    • $2/night additional charge on all holidays and holiday weekends
  • Day use: $5/day/vehicle
Open Season: 07/01/2023 - 09/23/2023
Restrictions: Vehicles 16 ft. max.
Closest Towns: Government Camp, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Acces, Golden Age or Golden Access.
  • Day use: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Concessionaire (Vista Recreation)
Information Center:

General Information


From Sandy, OR - follow Highway 26 south approximately to Primary Forest Route 42. Follow 42 south through the Warm Springs Indian Reservation and back into the national forest. Continue on 42 to Forest Road 4200-141. Follow 4200-141 west about one mile to the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Unimproved back roads from the campground are great for mountain biking.

Campground Camping

Campsites are tent-only.
No. of Sites 8 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking


Boating - Non-Motorized

Canoeing in Trillium lake.

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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