Timothy Lake- Pine Point Campground
Pine Point Campground is located on the southwest side of Timothy Lake, in the shadow of Mt. Hood. There are miles of scenic trails surrounding the campground and access to the lake provides endless recreation possibilities. There is a large parking area on the lakeshore for boaters. The campground has barrier-free campsites and restrooms
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Closed for winter. Reopens 5/26/23|
|Reservations:||All sites at Pine Point Campground are reservable. If reservable sites are open, they are first-come, first-serve until the next reservation arrives. This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov|
|Open Season:||05/26/2023 - 09/23/2023|
|Restrictions:||10 mph speed limit for motorized boats on the lake.|
|Closest Towns:||Government Camp, OR|
|Operated By:||Portland General Electric|
|Information Center:||Portland General Electric Parks Information: (503) 464-8515|
See video for accessibility information.
From Sandy, OR - travel east on Highway 26 for approximately 40 miles to Skyline Road (Rd 42). Turn right on Skyline Road, travel south 9 miles. Turn right on FS Road 57, west 2 miles, turn right at the Pine Point Campground entrance sign
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Campground CampingRecreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
|No. of Sites||
|Reservation Info||This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at https://www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/232865|
|No. of Accessible sites||5 sites and group camp|
RV CampingRecreation areas with activity RV Camping:
See Campground Camping.
Group CampingRecreation areas with activity Group Camping:
|No. of Sites||11 double site(s) accommodating 12 people, 2 group site(s) accommodating 36 people.|
|Reservation Info||This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71651&topTabIndex=CampingSpot|
Lake and Pond FishingRecreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing:
Size: 1,388 surface acres, Elevation: 3,227 feet.
|Fishing Mode||Fly, Spin, Bait|
|Water Temperature||Depth: 45' average depth, 80' maximum depth|
|Water/Flow Level||Rainbow trout, brook trout, kokanee, cutthroat trout. Trout are stocked in the lake several times a year.|
Day HikingRecreation areas with activity Day Hiking:
A hiking trail circles the lake, and the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail passes east of the lake, heading north to Little Crater Lake Geological Area or south to Clackamas Lake.
BackpackingRecreation areas with activity Backpacking:
Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail access. See day hiking description.
PicnickingRecreation areas with activity Picnicking:
Boating - MotorizedRecreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized:
10 mph speed limit for motorized boats. An artificially created lake, it is one of a few lakes on the Mt. Hood National Forest that allows motorized boating.
Boating - Non-MotorizedRecreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized:
Paddling and boating in Timothy Lake.
SwimmingRecreation areas with activity Swimming:
There are no formal swimming areas and no lifeguards.