Walton Lake Group Campsites

Area Status: Open

Walton Lake Campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities, amenities, and a serene setting.  There are 2 large group campsites at this facility that can accommodate 15-35 campers and 4 to 6 vehicles each.  Both campsites come equipped with 3 picnic tables and 1 combination fire ring and grill.  These designated group areas are ideal for large group gatherings and extended family reunions.  To occupy one of these sites it must be reserved in advance through Recreation.gov.

Nearby Activities Include: Bird Watching, Canoeing, Fishing,  Hiking, Hunting, Mountain Biking, Photography, Road Biking Sightseeing, and Swimming.

View a map of Walton Lake Campground

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance, but not less than 1 day in advance.  To make a reservation call 1-877-444-6777 or visit http://www.recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
  • Sunday through Thursday: $60 per group site, per night
  • Friday and Saturday nights: $100 per group site per night
Restrictions: No horses are permitted in the campground. ATVs are not allowed on or off campground roads. Only non-motorized watercrafts are welcome in the lake. Firearms and bow and arrow devices may not be used within the campground. There is a 14 day stay limit on all National Grassland and US Forest Service land including but not limited to campgrounds and other developed facilities. 
Closest Towns: Prineville, Oregon
Water: Water is not available at the group sites, but it is available within the campground.
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Aud and Di Campground Operations (208) 270-0094
Information Center:  Ochoco National Forest 3160 NE Third Street
Prineville, Oregon 97754
(541) 416-6500

General Information

General Notes:


  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Combination Fire Rings and Grills
  • Garbage Service
  • Nature Trails
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Tables
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Drinking


From Prineville, Oregon:

Travel approximately 15 miles east on Highway 26.

Turn right at the junction to Walton Lake and Big Summit Prairie (County Road 123).

Travel approximately 8 miles to the junction of Forest Service Road 22 and Forest Service Road 42.

Turn left onto Forest Service Road 22 and proceed approximately 7 miles to Walton Lake.  

Walton Lake Campground will be on your left.  

Enter the campground and take your first left to access the Group Camping area.


Each group campsite can accommodate 4-6 standard vehicles or 3-4 recreational vehicles, however there are no hook-ups available.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Group Camping

Walton Lake Campground has 2 group campsites that can accommodate 15-35 campers each.  Each Campsite has 1 combination fire ring and grill, and 3 picnic tables.  There are flat areas for setting up tents and room to park 3-4 RVs.

Fees: Sunday through Thursday $60 per site, per night. Friday and Saturday $100 per site, per night.
Reservation required?: Y


Camping trailer: There is room for trailer parking though there are no hook-ups
Picnic tables: There are several picnic tables at each group campsite
Tent camping: There is room for tent(s) at every campsite
Parking: Parking varies in campsites
Toilets: Vault Toilets
Drinking water: Potable drinking water is available within the campground

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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