Year-round camping at the Deschutes River Campground gives you the opportunity to experience riverside reverie in all seasons. At Deschutes the spring wildflowers break early, making spring camping particularly inspiring. You will find electrical sites with water (although water is shut off in the winter), primitive sites with drinking water and restrooms nearby, 4 group RV/Tent camping areas, picnic tables, fire rings, flush toilets and hot showers. The trade-off for your sweet riverside camping nook is the proximity to train tracks and the distinct lullabye of whistles blowing in the night.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
25 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Deschutes River Campground.

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Hipcamper Michelle
Michelle M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
February 15th, 2018

This park gets very crowded and a reservation is need for any summer time camping.

Hipcamper The Path
The Path L.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 10th, 2015

If you want to get a little bit off-the-beaten-path, pack up your camping + fishing gear on your bike and ride a few miles down the gravel trail to one of the dispersed campsites along the river.

Dispersed camping along the Deschutes River Trail
Hipcamper Joe
Joe L.
recommends this listing.
November 15th, 2017

Bring layers, it can get cold at night, and in the canyon very windy at times. Rattlesnake kit is also a good item to have stored. Great fly fishing opportunities. Feel free to reach out for any fishing tips!

Hipcamper Peter
Peter D.
recommends this listing.
February 4th, 2019

An active train track runs across the river, so be prepared to be woken up in the middle of the night...but then you get to look at the incredible expanse of stars in the night sky before you drift off again.

Hipcamper Debbie  T.
recommends this listing.
August 22nd, 2018
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recommends this listing.
October 26th, 2018
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recommends this listing.
June 18th, 2018
Hipcamper Brian G.
recommends this listing.
February 12th, 2017
Deschutes River State Recreation Area
United States
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45.634° N, 120.908° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 25 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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