Description

On a rimrock plateau where dusk bleeds into the Crooked River as water slices canyon, sits the setting for your camping adventure at Smith Rock. The Bivouac campground is a first-come, first-served walk-in campground with parking available in a lot near the cooking and picnic area and restrooms, showers and running water provided at the site. Campfires, RV and car camping are Continue reading...
On a rimrock plateau where dusk bleeds into the Crooked River as water slices canyon, sits the setting for your camping adventure at Smith Rock. The Bivouac campground is a first-come, first-served walk-in campground with parking available in a lot near the cooking and picnic area and restrooms, showers and running water provided at the site. Campfires, RV and car camping are prohibited, but the restful power of the desert that will encircle your tent protected body is well worth the simplicity of Bivouac.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
1
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Biking
Hiking
Horseback riding
Climbing
Wildlife watching
Boating
Fishing
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Snow sports
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling

The vibe at Bivouac Campground

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Hipcamper Shawn
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$5/night (per person), open walk-in camping area so you just find a spot. Was perfect for Hammocking. Bathrooms are nice, showers are $2.

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Hipcamper Derek
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Cheapest camping I have ever found (besides free) with nice showers and an awesome view. Good vibes

Hipcamper Lauren
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Loved camping here! Arrived late on a Friday night and there were still some spots available. You must do all your cooking in a separate area a short walk away from the campsites but it's easy to figure out the rules. There's even a place next to the bathrooms to charge electronics (luxurious)! Good campin vibes here for sure!

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Hipcamper Shawn
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Awesome laid back vibe. Plenty of spots and they work great for both tenting and hammocking.

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Hipcamper Elle
No recommendation provided

With sheer cliffs of tuff and basalt, Smith Rock has become an icon for climbers of all skill levels. Situated on the rim of the Crooked River, the bivouac at Smith Rock is a climbers paradise with some of Central Oregon's best sunrise and sunset views. Space is available on a first come- first serve basis and reservations are not accepted. Fees are $5 per person which will include your parking pass for the next day and use of the showers. My personal favorite part about this campground is the common area to cook and partake in meals throughout the day allowing the opportunity to reminisce with hikers and climbers alike.

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Hipcamper Kimberly
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It's a walk-in site - so pack light and bring a small backpacking tent to get a site right up on canyon rim!

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Park
Smith Rock State Park
State
Oregon
Phone Number
541-548-7501
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
44.367° N, 121.14° W
$5/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)