Peninsula (Olallie Lake) Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Sites south of the Olallie Lake, including Peninsula CG, Horseshoe Lake CG, and Skyline Rd, suffered extensive damage in Lionshead Fire and subsequent winter storm blowdown and will NOT reopen this year.

Peninsula Campground is the largest campground on Olallie Lake. 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.  Located on Olallie Lake in the Olallie Lake Scenic Area. Contact the Clackamas River Ranger District for additional information at (971) 333.4100.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed in 2021 due to the Lionshead Fire damage & extensive winter tree blowdown.
Reservations:  First come first service
Fees Camping:
  • $15/night for single site
  • $20/night for premium site
  • $40/night for group site
  • $5/night for extra vehicle
Usage: Medium-Heavy
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: https://olallielakeresort.com/

General Information

Directions:

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.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.800381

  Longitude : 
-121.785639

  Elevation : 
4941 feet

 

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