Featuring a boat launch, a seasonal ranger station and trailhead, Trout Creek campground offers 21 campsites and three group-use campsites along the Lower Deschutes Wild and Scenic River. Some pull-through campsites as well as day-use parking are available in the recreation site. Access to the 7-mile Trout Creek Trail and Trout Creek Climbing Area originate at the south end of the campground.
Know Before You Go:
The campground is open year round but no potable water is available
Cell phone service is not available in the campground.
Goathead, also known as puncturevine, is present in the area; protect your pets and bicycle tires
The Trout Creek Climbing Area is subject to an annual seasonal wildlife closure from January 15 to August 31 to protect sensitive nesting golden eagles. Point of Interest:
Spectacular and towering volcanic cliffs - fine examples of what geologists call columnar basalt - can be seen on the Trout Creek trail upriver from the campground.
ADA Access: Some campground facilities are accessible.
One of the most beautiful places I camped in Oregon. The remote location, dry desert landscape, lovely clear river and incredible canyon rock formations make for a very interesting experience. Was there on a Thursday and was the only camper, although there are people using the boat launch during the day. For $8 can’t be beat!