Inner peace awaits you at the five non-reservable, hike or boat-in only sites at Meditation Point (Timothy Lake) Campground. Peeps come near and far to let their hair blow in the wind above the waters of 2+ mile Timothy Lake. Boating, fishing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, wanderlusting, and people watching--we’re really not sure if there’s anything you can’t do on or around Timothy Lake, but we are sure that this is a primo spot. Book now, and check the current conditions to make sure your trip remains zen from departure to arrival.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
5 sites
Up to guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Meditation Point (Timothy Lake) Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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This is my absolute favorite summer weekend getaway from Portland. It’s just over a two hour drive and once there, a beautiful 2 mile flat forested hike in. There are five designated sites and many more sites along the way along the edge of the lake. Each spot is private and has its own beach. The water is warm and absolutely perfect for swimming. Great spot for wildlife viewing. Once watched a hawk devour a bat right in our campsite. We often see deer too. And, of course, the symphony of frogs at night. On a calm night you can climb out on one of the many fallen logs the protude into the lake for an epic echo effect rolling around the large lake. This place gets busy on summer weekends and parking can be tricky but I’ve always found a spot

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Mt. Hood National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(503) 668 1700
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45.127° N, 121.794° W
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Tent Only - Hike In: 5 Sites
(Up to people per site)
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