Meditation Point (Timothy Lake) Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Meditation Campground is a small walk-in campground on the shores of Timothy Lake. Campers should park at the Westshore Day Use area to access the campground. The rustic sites are limited to groups of six campers each. It is 4 sites and is accessible by boat, bike or hike-in only. There is a toilet there and each site is equipped with a table and fire ring.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/29/20: Site open for the season. Some facilities & restrooms may not be open. Be prepared and pack-out what you brought with you.
Reservations: First Come, First Serve
Fees
  • Camping: $5/night for single site
Open Season: undefined - .
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: 10 mph speed limit for motorized boats on the lake.
Closest Towns: Government Camp, OR
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
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: Zigzag Ranger District, (503) 622-3191

General Information

Directions:

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, go over Timothy Lake Dam. Turn right into the Myron Blank Westshore Dayuse Area. Go to end of parking area and park. Walk in on Timothy Lake Trail to Meditation Point.


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Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing in Timothy lake. Size: 1,388 surface acres, Elevation: 3,227 feet.
Water TemperatureDepth: 45' average depth, 80' maximum depth,
Fishing ModeFly, Spin, Bait
Water/Flow LevelRainbow trout, brook trout, kokanee, cutthroat trout. Trout are stocked in the lake several times a year.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.127236

  Longitude : 
-121.793114

  Elevation : 
3200'

 

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