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Lava Lake Campground

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About This Campground

Overview

Lava Lake Campground is located along the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway within the heart of Central Oregon's Cascade Range.

Recreation

Lava Lake Campground offers access to hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing and scenic driving.

Facilities

This waterfront…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

16 Reviews of Lava Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 3
  • 12
K
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2021

Beautiful views!

We camped at Lava Lake for 4 nights. The campsite is small, which was nice. I think there are about 40 sites total. The lake was so beautiful, with nice views of sisters and bachelor. The Lava Lake store rocked too. Open 7 - 7 and they have everything and anything you could need. They also…

Site8, 10 and 13
Month of VisitAugust
Bill T.
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2021

Simple, quiet lakeside campground

There seems to be some confusion or mixing of campgrounds in the Dyrt reviews.  There are only two campgrounds at Lava Lake and one at Little Lava Lake which is right next door.  

I did not see any dispersed campsites. However, there is a private campground run by the Lava Lake Resort and you can…

  • Lave Lake
  • Campsite 43, NFS Lava Lake Campground
Site43
Month of VisitJuly
Missy R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2021

Great spot with beautiful views

Lava Lake Campground is about 45 mins from Bend, OR. The sites are large, though close together. The abundance of trees makes it feel more spread out.

They have multiple vault toilets, water spigots scattered throughout and trash/recycling by every restroom.

We are right on the lake, so bring…

Site29
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Lava Lake Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Bend, travel 38.4 miles southwest on Cascade Lakes Hwy (46), then 1.0 miles east on Forest Road 4600 500.

Coordinates

43.91500001 N
121.76805575 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Lava Lake Campground is located along the Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway within the heart of Central Oregon's Cascade Range.

Recreation

Lava Lake Campground offers access to hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing and scenic driving.

Facilities

This waterfront campground features 44 sites some of which are designated as tent-only while others provide space for small RV's and trailers.

Lava Lake Campground also has a day use area and boat ramp.

Natural Features

Lava Lake is located on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range at an elevation of 4,740 feet surrounded by mature pine forests with bull rushes and lava outcroppings lining its shores..

Nearby Attractions

Visitors can explore wilderness areas, wild and scenic rivers, lakes and reservoirs and approximately 1,600 miles of trails within the Deschutes National Forest.

Lava Lands Visitor Center in nearby Bend, Oregon, and the unique geological landscape of Newberry National Volcanic Monument draw visitors to the region as well.

Visitors will also enjoy traveling the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway which climbs into the Cascades from Central Oregon's high desert valley over a 66-mile drive weaving through snow-capped peaks and alongside alpine lakes.

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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