Clear Lake Overflow Camping Area

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

 

Closed

At a Glance

Fees
  • Camping: $14/night for overflow site, $8/night for extra vehicle
  • Day use: $5/day/vehicle
Open Season: undefined
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Vehicles 32 ft. max.
Closest Towns: Government Camp, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (4)
Passes:
  • 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: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: Access via Forest Road 2630.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

See Clear Lake campground camping description.

  • Forest Order will close Forest Road 2630 and associated roads (2630-240, 2630-019, 2630-270, 2630-015) to all motor vehicle use in 2020.
  • The dispersed camping area surrounding the lake will be open from sunrise to sunset for day use and day use visitors will be able to walk to the shoreline for fishing, picnicking and other activities. Overnight camping and campfires are prohibited.  Clear Lake Campground and Overflow Campground are open to camping and campfires.
  • The Forest Service plans to restore and rehabilitate some of the impacts this area has sustained as a result of heavy use, and provide some basic recreation amenities such as improved parking, toilets and fire rings once the redevelopment project is complete in about 2-3 years.

Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.1802

  Longitude : 
-121.6952

  Elevation : 
3600

 

Tips for beginner campers

Tips for first time campers


No drones near wildfires

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