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Lava Camp Lake Campground

6 Reviews

About This Campground

Located near the McKenzie Pass, Lava Camp Lake Campground offers access to the Mt. Washington and Three Sisters Wilderness and is near the Pacific Crest Trail.

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 20 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


6 Reviews of Lava Camp Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Pat S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2020

Small and sort of secluded

This is a small CG right off the McKenzie hwy. Road 900 to the CG can be rough. The CG has 12 sites, some drive in as well as walk in sites. Sites have the standard picnic table and fire pit. Pit toilet was in ok condition. Mosquitos are in issue at least this time of year. Bring bug spray. The CG…

  • Sign to CG off Hwy 242
  • Rd 900 access
  • Path to walk in sites
Month of VisitJuly
Kevin R.
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2019

Couple of very nice spots

I loved campng here this summer. 

Its free and the road is pretty rough, but i managed to get the old beater Grand Caravan up there..carefully but it can be done.

Like others have said there was a major wild fire run right through the area, but its beginning to recover.

The 2 bests spots with…

Reviewed Jul. 8, 2018

Area has been devastated by 2017 horrible Wild Fires.😢

We eagerly returned for a day trip only to find out that this area and much of the east side of McKenzie pass devastated by last summers horrible fires! 3 of the 11 campsites are destroyed, gone. Others are being repaired. It Will be years before area has recovered.


Lava Camp Lake Campground is located in Oregon


From Sisters, OR: Travel 14.6 miles west on Highway 242 (McKenzie Pass Highway).


44.26101089 N
121.78674067 W

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