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Haystack Campground (East Shore)

3 Reviews

About This Campground

Haystack Campground (East Shore) is located in central Oregon's scenic Crooked River National Grassland. With a view of Mt. Jefferson in the distance, visitors can enjoy the beautiful vistas while relaxing in the high desert.


Fishing is a popular pastime at the reservoir, which is…


For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 140 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite


3 Reviews of Haystack Campground (East Shore)

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2020

Good wind for windsurfing

This campground is close to Smith Rock and Bend.  Good exposure for wind for wind or kitesurfing. The campground is mediocre at best with lots of mosquitoes at least in June.  Seems to have a fair amount of open campsites if you need to stay a night but would not recommend as a destination.

Ariel B.
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2019

Quiet, close to Smith Rock

Our experience here was a quiet one, and we chose the campground for its proximity to Smith Rock, which I had never been to, and as a dark spot from which to watch the Perseid meteor shower. In those two ways, the campground worked pretty well! Unfortunately, the lake was in the midst of an algae…

Letha H.
Reviewed May. 29, 2018

Haystack East

This is a better campground than the other side, except there are a lot of mosquitos all year long. Good fishing though


Haystack Campground (East Shore) is located in Oregon


From Highway 97: Exit Jericho Lane and go east for approximately 1.2 miles. Turn right on Haystack Drive (FS 7130 / FS 96) and continue on for about 2.1 miles. The Haystack Campground entrance is on the left. From Highway 26: Exit on Laurel Lane (FS 96) and go west for approximately 4 miles. Bear right at the intersection of FS 7130 / FS 96 and continue on for about 2 miles. Haystack Campground entrance will be on the right.


44.49194427 N
121.14638818 W

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