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Crescent Lake Guard Station

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Umpqua National Forest

Overview

The Crescent Lake Guard Station, built in the early 1930s, is a one bedroom, one bath cabin on the eastern shore of Crescent Lake, managed by the Crescent Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest.

Recreation

A boat launch is nearby, and Crescent Lake Resort is within walking…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol

Reviews

1 Review of Crescent Lake Guard Station

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Reviewed Sep. 2, 2020

The Guard Station

Been staying here for a number of years and love the spot, its quiet and has a view of the lake + shower and a flush toilet. Clean running water inside as well as outside. A fire pit and picnic table over look the lake and a front porch with chairs for that morning sun.

This time around the…

  • From the front porch
  • From the fire pit/BBQ
  • Kitchen is fully stocked with utensils + pots and pans
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Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Crescent Lake Guard Station is located in Oregon

Directions

From Crescent, OR: Travel 12.2 miles west on County Road 61/Crescent Cut-off Road, then 3.5 miles north on Highway 58, then 2.2 miles west on Forest Road 60/OR-429 S. Once you have reached the Sno-Park, stay straight and follow signs to the Resort on Forest Road 6005 (1,000ft). Still heading towards the Resort, turn right on Forest Road 6005-100 and then left on Forest Road 6005-105. The Guard Station will be on the right side of the road towards the lake. (See vicinity map located under the "Facility Map" tab).

Coordinates

43.50111184 N
121.97000075 W

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About This Campground

Overview

The Crescent Lake Guard Station, built in the early 1930s, is a one bedroom, one bath cabin on the eastern shore of Crescent Lake, managed by the Crescent Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest.

Recreation

A boat launch is nearby, and Crescent Lake Resort is within walking distance and offers a number of services including food, fishing supplies and boat rentals.

Facilities

The Guard Station is approximately 670 square feet with a full kitchen, a furnished living room that includes a couch (folds out to full bed), an original buffet, a desk and a newly installed gas wood stove's heater. The kitchen includes a fridge, stove and sink. The bedroom has a full bed, and the restroom has a claw foot tub, a toilet and a pedestal sink. Outside amenities include a picnic table, a fire grill and a horseshoe pit.

Natural Features

Crescent Lake is in the Deschutes National Forest in a naturally glaciated basin behind a moraine dam and lays just east of the summit of the Cascade Mountain Range in northern Klamath County. It is a popular recreation lake in a setting of wooded shorelines, sandy beaches and brilliant blue-green water. The Guard Station sits atop a small hill overlooking Crescent Lake in an open ponderosa stand.

Nearby Attractions

This area is a typical Oregon summer recreation area which features Crescent Lake, Odell Lake, Waldo Lake and Gold Lake. The Diamond Peak Wilderness trail can be accessed nearby. Also nearby: beach, boat launch, resort, lodging, restaurants, boat rentals.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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