Diamond Lake Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

Diamond Lake Campsites

Surrounded by conifer trees along the east shore of mile-high Diamond Lake, this campground offers social lakeshore camping and several more secluded inshore sites. Reservations are recommended. During the summer season, Diamond Lake is a very popular destination with up to 700,000 visitors a year. There are interpretative ranger activities on the weekends. Expect mosquitoes.

There is an 11-mile paved trail around the Lake.

Facilities

  • 238 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits (51 lakeside sites)
  • Drinking water
  • Flush toilets
  • Showers
  • Garbage disposal
  • Grey water waste sumps
  • RV dump station
  • Amphitheater
  • 2 boat ramps
  • Fish cleaning station

Map of Campground 327 KB PDF

Diamond Lake Campground Camp Site along the Water

Diamond Lake Campground Camp Site along the Water

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/29/2018: closed for the season
Reservations: See below
Fees
  • $16 for campsite
  • $22 for lakeshore campsite
  • $21 for double campsite
  • $27 for double lakeshore campsite
  • $5 for extra vehicle
Reservations are taken from June 13 through August 31 for loops A-G plus M.  During the reservation season there are 145 campsites available for reservations, and 95 campsites available as first come, first served. Reservation Information:  Recreation.gov or telephone 1-877-444-6777
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend (Weather Permitting) - Weather Permitting
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only  
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash 
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Roseburg, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
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General Information

Parking:
  • Maximum vehicle length: 35 feet (travel trailers up to 30 feet and recreation vehicles up to 35 feet)

Directions:

From Roseburg, OR, turn onto OR 138 east / northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard, drive 80 miles east on Highway 138. Turn right onto Forest Road 4795 (Diamond Lake Loop) at the north entrance to Diamond Lake Recreation Area. Proceed 2.5 miles to the campground entrance.

From Klamath Falls, OR, or Bend, OR, use Highway 97.

From Medford, OR, use Highway 230.

Lemolo Lake is situated in the Oregon Cascades National Recreation Area, which also includes Diamond Lake, and includes dozens of trailheads. Many trails leading from this area cross into wilderness areas or even nearby Crater Lake National Park, both of which have special use restrictions for visitors inside the boundaries. Be aware and plan ahead if your hiking, hunting, or mountain biking trip is likely to take you more than a few miles from the trailhead.


General Notes:
  • "Diamond and Lemolo Lake Area" and "Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail" brochures available at Diamond Lake Ranger District
  • Campground host available

Other Nearby Recreation Opportunities


Accessibility:
  • Accessible campsites
  • Accessible showers
  • Accessible restrooms

Accessible Adventures Video: Diamond Lake in the Umpqua National Forest


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Bicycling

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Campground Camping

Camping, hiking, fishing, and mountain biking

  • Numerous hiking trails, including a 0.8 mile self-guided nature trail, Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, Mt. Thielsen Trail and Mt Bailey trail
  • There are 11 miles of paved hiker/bicycle trail surrounding portions of Diamond Lake
  • Lake fishing for Rainbow trout is popular. The lake is stocked annually with over 450,000 fingerlings
  • There are 3 campgrounds with 219 sites fully accessible and 5 fully accessible restrooms.

Fishing

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Hiking

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.15930

  Longitude : 
-122.13309

  Elevation : 
5,190 feet

 



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