Nice, quiet campground on Lower Deschutes.
Here is what you need to know:
- last half mile into camp are rocky and bumpy. Low clearance cars/motos, use caution
- water from pump takes a little work to get started, but once going is plentiful and tasty
- overnight trains are going to startle you at first
- can be very windy at night, make sure to stake your tent
- very clean vault toilets and dumpsters
- pick up after yourselves and leave this place cleaner than you found it please
I don't know about everything the site says it has but here is my experience.
Great spots on the river. Kinda limited shade. A hand pump potable water source. It's dry camping so no dump on site, no electricity so bring a generator if you're rv camping. We went in June and it was in the high 90s.
Stayed here for one night during a 3-day rafting trip. It’s worth the drive down the never ending gravel road. A quiet little oasis on the lower Deschutes surrounded by beautiful rock. 15 or so campsites and was surprised by how big the sites were. Large picnic tables, clean bathrooms and water pump.
Quick access to the river. We easily parked two rafts, a kayak and a cataraft here overnight, so if you’re rafting, etc. no worries.
We went in August and fires were prohibited.
Will stay again next year! Highly recommend. Bring cash for payment.
beautiful riverside campsites, open, come prepared with camping stove since it’s dry season.
A gloriously tucked away, all-year campground on the confident, adventure-inducing Deschutes River. Provides a nice balance of openness and privacy, with good space between a lot of sites, a chatty, rapid-filled river to muffle noise and high cliff walls and hills on all sides. We loved the cargo trains going by at night on the other side of the river and the sunset/sunrise through a gap in the mountains. We got here about 6 pm on a Saturday in April and there were 2 sites left, with another campground we hadn't known about 5-10 miles further down the road (see signpost in pic). Great walking and hiking, Mt. Hood and other tall peaks in view as you drive around and plenty of rafters and fisherpeople to give everything a well-rounded, sanctuary feel.