Description

North Waldo Campground is the most popular campground on Waldo Lake. With a drier climate than many nearby campgrounds, fewer mosquitos are found here in the summer. The campground is a common starting point for the many gorgeous hiking trails and other nearby lakes in the area. Enjoy water activities including boating, swimming, and fishing. There are 58 campsites, available for tents, cars, and trailers. Drinking water, accessible toilets, fire rings, and a picnic area can be found nearby. Be sure to reserve your site in advance! Check official site for weather alerts and closures.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
41 sites
Up to 6 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
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
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Hipcamper Madeleine
Madeleine W.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 30th, 2017

This is my favorite campsite in all of Oregon. I've visited North Waldo Lake nearly every summer since I was born. It's great for hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, stargazing, and just reading and napping on the beach. Trails are beautiful and the water is so clear you can see the bottom from the middle of the lake. It can be cold at night and there are mosquitos usually until late July, but other than that it is flawless. It's Oregon's best kept secret:)

Hipcamper Emily
Emily S.
recommends this listing.
March 1st, 2018

One of four clearest lakes in the world! This bright blue alpine lake is so crystal clear you can see to the bottom even in the deepest parts. Lack of vegetation means no fish or murky bottoms. Just perfect swimming and kayaking conditions. Lots of butterflies and blue dragonflies and hardly anyone on the lake. If you can, paddle across the lake to camp.

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Hipcamper Alison B.
recommends this listing.
September 11th, 2018
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July 2nd, 2018
Hipcamper Leah W.
recommends this listing.
June 24th, 2017
Park
Willamette National Forest
State
Oregon
Country
United States
Phone Number
541.225.6300
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
43.758° N, 122.004° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 41 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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