This hidden treasure is a photographer's paradise. The high elevation, primitive campground sits on picturesque and pristine Scott Lake. On a clear days, catch stunning views of the snow capped volcanic peaks of the Three Sisters as they cast their reflection on the serene lake. Be prepared for heavy mosquitoes in July and August. A forest of subalpine fir, mountain hemlock, and bear grass surround the lake.
McKenzie River Ranger District: Campground closed through mid-June. Opening dependent on ODOT’s opening date of Highway 242 (Old McKenzie Highway). Depending on weather or equipment delays, the earliest ODOT will open the highway to motor vehicles is Monday, June 19, 2017. If the campground is accessible via the east side (from Sisters, OR), the campground may operate in a no fee/no service status until the west side gate opens.
$5 per vehicle, per day
mid-June. Opening dependent on ODOT’s opening date of Highway 242 (Old McKenzie Highway) - Late October (Closing dependent on ODOT’s closing date of Highway 242 (Old McKenzie Highway)
No trailer facilities
Camping is not allowed more than 14 days in a 60 day period.
Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground