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South Lake

9 Reviews

About This Campground

At an elevation of 2400 feet, this area offers dispersed camping along the northern edge of the lake. The lake is stocked periodically with rainbow trout. There is access for launching non-motorized boats.  A vault toilet is provided but no potable water. It is also the…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump


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


9 Reviews of South Lake

Ratings Breakdown

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Darrin E.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2021

Gotta get here early

Shhhh. This dispersed campground can be a trek to get to for limited spots. Great hikes nearby and for the most part fairly peaceful. Bring your fishing pole... Or not... The trout pretty much jump into your lap depending on the season :)

Abby M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2020

Good single night stay

Arrived around 4:30 on a Friday and only saw 2 other campers. By next morning, another 3 sites filled up. Vault toilets were pretty clean. Didn’t explore anything around as it was raining the entire time I was there. Quite a few hunters in the campgrounds / parking to go hunt. Road to get there was…

Christie U.
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2020

A bit tricky to find

We love this dispersed campground. If you go earlier in the week, you’ll most likes find a spot with no problem. If you wait till Friday evening during the summer, it’ll probably be full. There is a vault toilet, no running water. The small lake has decent fishing and great for kayaking.…


South Lake is located in Oregon


From Highway 101 at Hebo Ranger District Office: Travel north on Highway 101  for 4 miles to the town of Beaver, OR.. At Blaine Junction travel east on Upper Nestucca River Road for 5.8 miles to Forest Service Road 8533. Go south 14.2 miles on Forest Service Road 8533/Forest Service Road 1400. Turn left on Forest Service Road 1429 Continue 0.3 miles to camping area.


45.20200063 N
123.72000018 W

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