Oak Fork (Timothy Lake) Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Oak Fork Campground is located on the shores of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Oregon's Mt. Hood. The surrounding forest setting offers spectacular views, several trails for exploration and abundant fishing. There is a large parking area on the lakeshore for boaters.

Campground is wheelchair accessible.

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: Oak Fork Campground has 8 hike to sites – these are first-come, first served. All other sites are available by reservation only. If spots are available people can camp, but incoming reservations will limit the number of nights. Sites can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or online at www.recreation.gov
Fees
  • Camping: $22/night for single site, $18 for hike-to site, $45/night for cabin site, $8/night for extra vehicle
  • Day use: $5/day/vehicle
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Vehicles 32 ft. max. 10 mph speed limit for motorized boats on the lake.
Closest Towns: Government Camp, OR
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes:
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age or Golden Access.
  • Day use: Northwest Forest Pass or federal interagency passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Portland General Electric
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 for 1 mile, turn right at the Oak Fork Campground entrance sign.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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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.

Backpacking

Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail access. See day hiking description.

Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.111372

  Longitude : 
-121.769917

  Elevation : 
3200

 

Tips for beginner campers

Tips for first time campers


No drones near wildfires

Drone use on Mt. Hood NF

 



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