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South Shore

9 Reviews

About This Campground

South Shore Campground is located along Suttle Lake, shaded by Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine. One section of the camp sits on the shoreline, while the other is nestled on a hillside.

Most sites have lake views. The 3,400-foot elevation and the lake breezes make South Shore Campground a…

Site Types

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


For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 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


9 Reviews of South Shore

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 3
Gayle B.
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2020

Great Lake Access

This campground is a bit tough at the moment as it is all first-come first-served and sites fill up early in the week.  There were also a number of sites that were being squatted on leading into the holiday (10 days after we were there).  So empty sites with a few belongings and no people...while…

  • Site #17
  • Site #17
  • Site #17 water access
Month of VisitJuly
Don H.
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2020

Great Campground, Beautiful Lake

Very Large sites and plenty of room between individual sites. Vault bathrooms, docks and fish cleaning stations. Exactly what we needed to social distance. Highly recommended if you can find a spot. It pays to reserve well in advance.

  • South Shore
  • South Shore
Thomas B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2019

Suttle Lake Serenity

This is a very pretty medium-sized lake. The sites are fairly large and well spaced, so you don't feel too cramped. There's an easy 4-mile trail around the lake, right at the water's edge most of the time.

We were attending the Sisters Folk Festival, so we were mostly at our site for sleeping…

  • Black Butte through the Ponderosas from the northern shore on the loop trail.
  • Outlet stream on the eastern end of Suttle Lake.
Month of VisitOctober


South Shore is located in Oregon


From Sisters, Oregon, take Highway 20/126 northwest for about 12 miles. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 2070 toward Suttle Lake Campgrounds. Travel just less than a half-mile to the South Shore entrance on the right.


44.41944496 N
121.738333 W

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