Located on the south rim of Timothy Lake, the Cove Campground offers 10 hike-in or bike-in tent sites. You won’t find any drinking water or bathrooms, but you can always RV camp too. Timothy Lake is one of the few lakes in the Mt. Hood Forest that allows motorized boating. Fishing, hiking, backpacking and canoeing are also activities of choice. Time to buff up those shoulders and work on some tan lines? Open season starts May 21st, but you can wise up to any alerts or weather advisories on the campground website.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
10 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
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 The Cove (Timothy Lake) Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Reymundo
Reymundo N.
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May 30th, 2017

Make sure get enough gear

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Joe L.
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November 15th, 2017

Great Family location, be sure to reserve your campsites well in advance, this has become a very populated campground for summer months!

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Mt. Hood National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(503) 668 1700
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45.107° N, 121.783° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 10 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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