Breitenbush Lake campground provides limited facilities, and unlimited possibilities! These 20 sites are for the independent traveler who is comfortable bringing their own water, packing out garbage, and reaping the rewards of no-fee, no-reservation sites. Just north of the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness, activities include day fishing and non-motorized boating on the lake, hiking, or scoping out the Breitenbush trailhead for the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail--a 2,665 mile journey that spans from Mexico to Canada!). To fish in the Breitenbush Lake, call Warm Springs Natural Resources at (541) 553-2001 ext. 1236 for Theresa Vanpelt. Since snow compromises many National Forest roads in the winter season, make sure to check the current conditions before you leave, or just find a Yeti to piggyback.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
20 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
RV details
Ask about water hookup
Ask about sewage hookup
Ask about television hookup
Ask about generators
Access type unknown, max length unknown
Surface type unknown, levelness unknown
No hookups


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Breitenbush Lake Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
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Caroline F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 23rd, 2016

We camped here over the July 23rd campground and a few things to say about it:

The campground itself was nice. Large campsite that could easily fit 2-4 tents and 1 car (a few could fit a couple cars). The campground was also about 50% full and seemed far more used than was otherwise indicated. Probably due to the increased traffic, the vault toilets were devoid of paper (so bring your own) and were not the most pleasant smell. Also, I can tell you the mosquitos are still pervasive, especially close to the waters edge, throughout the summer.

The road to the campground was terrible. We drove up in an F-350 dually and while we were able to get up there, we found a few places where we had just over an inch of clearance from boulders and

Hipcamper Crystal C.
recommends this listing.
July 31st, 2018
Mt. Hood National Forest
Phone Number
(503) 668 1700
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44.768° N, 121.783° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to people per site)