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Monty Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Deschutes National Forest

Monty Campground is located on the lower Metolius River just above Lake Billy Chinook and offers fishing and a peaceful setting.

Recreation

Fishing tops the list of recreational activities for visitors.

Water enthusiasts of all types will enjoy the opportunities available at nearby Perry…

Fee Info

Payment in-full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A non-refundable online reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

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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

  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 90 ft.

Reviews

3 Reviews of Monty Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Abbie S.
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2018

Remote and quiet

We loved our 2 night stay at Monty. We came for a view of the Perseid meteor shower and got lucky with clear skies. The stars were incredible! Monty is near the end of a ROUGH road, probably 30-45 min of 10-15 mph in our Highlander. We bought firewood at Perry South, about 4 miles before Monty on…

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Sarah W.
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2018

Lots of.campsites

Lots of camp sites. Close to water. Trash and bathrooms!

Miah N.
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2018

Secluded, quiet riverside camping with no frills!

This campground is much further down a bumpy gravel road than expected, but holy cow, so worth it. My boyfriend, his daughter and I took our first camping trip together at Monty and it was exactly the serenity we needed. Nothing but peace and quiet with the river running right next to us, and…

Month of VisitJuly

Location

Monty Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Sisters, OR: Travel 5.6 miles northwest on Highway 20, then 20.8 miles north on Forest Road 11, then 5.0 miles east on Forest Road 1170, and then 7.2 miles northwest on County Road 64.

Coordinates

44.62125825 N
121.47808055 W

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About This Campground

Monty Campground is located on the lower Metolius River just above Lake Billy Chinook and offers fishing and a peaceful setting.

Recreation

Fishing tops the list of recreational activities for visitors.

Water enthusiasts of all types will enjoy the opportunities available at nearby Perry South Campground. Motorized and non-motorized boats share the vicinity with swimmers and water skiers braving the cold, clear waters of Lake Billy Chinook.

Facilities

Monty Campground can accommodate small RV, trailer or tent-campers however it is best suited for tent camping as electric hookups are not available and the access roads can be very rough. RV and trailer campers are cautioned to take it slow and steady. All sites are equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill and vault toilets are available. You must bring your own drinking water.

Natural Features

Lake Billy Chinook is the highlight of the area. Created by Round Butte Dam, it fills the canyons of the Crooked, Metolius and Deschutes Rivers. Within these three large arms are 72 miles of shoreline, supporting fish habitats for bass, trout, salmon, whitefish, suckers, minnows and dace. Rugged hills and a diverse coniferous forest surround the lake, providing homes for mammals such as mule deer, coyote, black-tailed jackrabbit and cougars.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors may want to explore the Tam-a-lau Trail, a scenic hike that starts on a peninsula at the confluence of the Crooked River and the Deschutes River in Cove Palisades State Park.

Under the designation of a Wild and Scenic River, nearby Metolius River is nestled in a forested valley west of Mt. Jefferson. It's clear, cold and constant waters support fly-fishing and whitewater boating.

Lava Lands Visitor Center in nearby Bend, Oregon, offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the diverse landscape and history of the area through interpretive programs and exhibits.

Charges & Cancellations

A service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see the Recreation.Gov, Rules & Reservation Policies.

ADA Access: N

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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