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Elk Lake Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Deschutes National Forest

Elk Lake Campground is an older style small hill side campground that is popular with tent campers. There are four tent only sites near the water. There is a pressurized water system and two modern CXT vault style bathrooms. There is cell phone coverage and the roads are paved within the…

Fee Info

Single Campsite Rate: $16/night One vehicle included with reservation – Each Additional Vehicle: $8.00

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • 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
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 36 ft.

Reviews

12 Reviews of Elk Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 7
Blaine B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2020

Childhood Favorite!

I have fond memories tent camping at Elk Lake as a kid. It’s where I learned to fish, swim, and love of hiking. It’s a great mountain lake with awesome views of the mountains. Highly recommend.

Chris P.
Reviewed May. 29, 2019

Majestic and Sleepy

This campground is a nice, little, easy remote getaway. Road is a bit rough coming in, so I would recommend a Subaru at minimum.

Complete forested sites and open meadow sites available, some lakeside. Two pit toilets, and affordable nightly camping rate. There’s a nice trail along on the lake to…

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Annie H.
Reviewed May. 23, 2019

Nice campground

We stayed here in the early fall and it was pretty empty and cold but the lake was beautiful with mount bachelor in the background.. very basic campground with a picnic table, fire pit and pit toilets.

Location

Elk Lake Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Bend, travel 33.1 miles southwest on Cascade Lakes Hwy (46) to north end of Elk Lake.

Coordinates

43.81725052 N
121.80690036 W

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About This Campground

Elk Lake Campground is an older style small hill side campground that is popular with tent campers. There are four tent only sites near the water. There is a pressurized water system and two modern CXT vault style bathrooms. There is cell phone coverage and the roads are paved within the campground. There is a day use area at the water front with a boat ramp. 22 single site(s), 4 tent only sites. There is a boat launch area within this campground. Parking is extremely limited at this boat launch.

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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