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Little Crater Campground

14 Reviews

About This Campground

Situated on the edge of the beautiful Paulina Lake, Little Crater Campground is conveniently located within Newberry National Monument. Visitors to this area are taken aback by the incredible views this area has to offer, highlighting volcanic landscapes intermixed with diverse forests, typical of…

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 40 ft.


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


14 Reviews of Little Crater Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
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  • 2
  • 6
  • 6
CThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2021

Awesome views, close to great hikes

This is a really nice campground, with access to Paulina Lake and some really great hikes.  Definitely an underrated National Monument in my opinion.  The stars out here are absolutely nuts too!

Month of VisitSeptember
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2020

Beautiful Lake Campground

Easily found a spot midweek in June, but was still pretty chilly at night. Hiked out to the hot springs (they’re basically shallow puddles of hot water along the shore, but still enjoyable). Basic campground- picnic tables, fire rings and pit toilets. Not much privacy, but everyone was pretty quiet…

Sarah S.The Dyrt ADMIN User
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2020

Beautiful Spot, OK Campground

This is a beautiful spot but it's fairly open without a lot of privacy. It can be pretty windy, too. We weren't lucky enough to get a spot right on the water, which was OK because it was less windy away from the water. The campground is basically one long strip with sites on the left (as you drive…

  • Site 30 with bathroom next door
  • View of site 30 from the site across the road. You can see the hill in the background.
  • our site, then the road, then the other site, then the lake
Month of VisitOctober


Little Crater Campground is located in Oregon


From Bend, travel 23.5 miles south on Hwy 97, then 14.5 miles east on Road 21, and 0.5 miles north on Forest Road 2100 570.


43.7144785 N
121.24185055 W

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