Description

You’ll have easy access to hiking trails, a boat launch, and awesome fishing spots at Elk Lake Campground. The 22 sites here are non-reservable; if you’re just pitching a tent, try to snag one of the four tent-only sites right next to the water. Be sure you check for closures and alerts before you head over. And if you’re in a large RV, you might want to skip this campground--difficult roads and small spurs make this spot less than ideal for RVs over 30 feet.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
26 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching
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Hipcamper Tally
Tally G.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 26th, 2015

The "resort" at Elk Lake offers campsites, cabins, a boat launch, dock & a restaurant (try the Eggs Benedict). The classic vintage cabins range from $140-$200 a night which seemed steep for a shack with mice crawling in the walls. I'd probably camp next time.

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Hipcamper Kalei
Kalei T.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 31st, 2018

A beautiful place! Just have gone for the day a couple of times but worth the trip!

Hipcamper Milly D.
recommends this listing.
March 17th, 2019
Hipcamper Kalei T.
recommends this listing.
May 31st, 2018
Park
Deschutes National Forest
State
Oregon
Country
United States
Phone Number
(541) 383-5300
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.979° N, 121.807° W
$14/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 22 Sites
(Up to people per site)
$14/night
Tent / Van: 4 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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