Black Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
Sunny campsite with picnic table and grate

Black Lake Campground provides primitive tent sites on the east shore of Black Lake located in the northern part of Mt Hood National Forest in the Hood River Ranger District. The area accesses nearby Black Lake Trail. The trail network in this area enters Mark Hatfield Wilderness to the north.

This area is primitive and less visited than more developed sites. You must pack in and pack out.  Please leave no trace.

Sign in a wooded campground. Trail sign and compact gravel trail leading into the woods Small triangle structure in a campground

At a Glance

  • Camping: $17/night for single site, $10/night for extra vehicle
  • Day use: $10/day/vehicle
Open Season: 06/15/2022 - 10/01/2022
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Hood River, OR
Water: No
Restroom: No
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age or Golden Access.
  • Day use: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood River Ranger District,  (541) 352-6002

General Information


From Hood River, OR take OR-281 about 4 miles then turn right on Portland Drive for 2 miles, turn left on Country Club Road then continue on Binns Hill Drive and turn left on Kingsley Road and follow for 6 miles. Take a left on Dead Point Road and after 2 miles take a right on Forest Road 2820 then left on Forest Road 2820 four miles to the campground. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 3 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None



Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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3740' - 3740'