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OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
SILVER CREEK MARSH CAMPGROUND
FREMONT NATIONAL FOREST
LATITUDE: N 4300.385
LONGITUDE: W 12107.994
Elevations around 4800'
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Silver Creek
Silver Creek

Silver Creek
Silver Creek

Picnic tables, metal firerings, vaulted toilets
There is a water pump, but the handle is missing.
Silver Creek is in a burn area. Most of the trees
have been blackened making a surreal vision...
Road#27(4 miles north of Thompson Reservoir)
North Fork Silver Creek

Silver Creek Campground
Silver Creek Marsh Campground

Water pump missing handle
Silver Creek Marsh Campground
Water pump missing handle

Silver Creek Campground
Silver Creek Marsh Campground - Stylish outhouse

NOTE:
We have seen these campgrounds get crowded
on the weekends during the summer.

Silver Creek - Burn Area
Silver Creek - Burn Area

Campgrounds for recreational use only.
No industrial camping.

Giant Mushroom
Giant mushroom on Road#011
(Take FS Road#27 to milepost 20)
Biggest mushroom we ever saw... at first it looked
like a big soccer ball. As we walked closer, it had
the distinct appearance of a hornets nest, took a step
back and examined the situation. Just a mushroom...

Permits required to harvest or remove forest products.

DIRECTIONS:
From LaPine, OR
Take Hwy.97 south for 1 1/2 mile
Take Hwy.31 for 46 miles to Silver Lake
Turn right on Silver Creek Road / Rd 4-11 / Road#27
Silver Creek Marsh Campground 10 miles
Thompson Reservoir Campground 14 miles

From Chiloquin / Hwy 97
Take Sprague River Road 5.5 miles
Turn left at Williamson Junction
Take Williamson Road 24 miles
The pavement ends and the road becomes #46
Stay on Road#46 to Road#27

From Lakeview, OR

ROAD CONDITIONS:
From Silver Lake the roads are paved..
No Winter Maintenance / No Trucks

Thompson Reservoir
Thompson Reservoir

MORE ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS
FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FORESTS
BLY RANGER DISTRICT
Corral Creek Forest Camp
Holbrook Reservoir Forest Camp
Lofton Reservoir Campground
LAKEVIEW RANGER DISTRICT
Cottonwood Meadows Lake
Deep Creek Forest Camp
Dismal Creek Forest Camp
Dog Lake Campground
Drews Creek Campground
Mud Creek Forest Camp
Overton Reservoir
Vee Lake Camp
Willow Creek Forest Camp
PAISLEY RANGER DISTRICT
Campbell Lake Campground
Chewaucan Crossing Campground
Clear Springs Forest Camp
Dairy Point Forest Camp
Deadhorse Creek Forest Camp
Deadhorse Lake Campground
Happy Camp Campground
Jones Crossing Forest Camp
Lee Thomas Campground
Marsters Spring Campground
Pike's Crossing Forest Camp
Rock Creek Forest Camp
Sandhill Crossing Campground
Upper Jones Forest Camp
SILVER LAKE RANGER DISTRICT
Alder Springs
East Bay Campground
Silver Creek Marsh Campground
Thompson Campground
BLM RECREATION SITES
Dog Lake Campground
Gerber BLM Recreation Site

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
Shovel, ax, and 5 gallons of water may be required
Leather gloves and fire extinguisher recommended.

Road#28 Dead Trees
Road#28 Dead Trees

Road#28 Dead Trees
Road#28 Dead Trees

Fremont forest is in serious trouble,
most of the trees are dead or dying.

Also see: ALDER SPRINGS
Also see:
CHRISTMAS VALLEY / GREEN MOUNTAIN
Also see:
CHRISTMAS VALLEY / SAND DUNES
Also see:
COTTONWOOD MEADOW LAKE
Also see:
DOG LAKE CAMPGROUND
Also see:
DREWS CREEK CAMPGROUND
Also see:
HEAD OF THE RIVER C.G.
Also see:
PAISLEY / ROAD#33
Also see:
PINE MOUNTAIN OBSERVATORY
Also see:
STEENS MOUNTAIN

Google Custom Map Free Oregon Campgrounds
Google Custom Map by Ian

OREGON FREE CAMPGROUND MAP
Google custom map by Ian with most of the
free campgrounds in Oregon
.

Summer Lake
Summer Lake is mostly a Salt Flat

Summer Lake
Summer Lake

This day the winds were kicking up a dust storm.

Harris Schoolhouse
Harris Schoolhouse
South from Summer Lake, OR
Highway 31 near MP 74

Big Horn Painting
Big Horn Painting at Scenic Byway Kiosk
Highway 31 near MP 70
Across from Summer Lake Store

Warner Canyon Ski Area
Warner Canyon Ski Area
LATITUDE: N 4214.284
LONGITUDE: W 12017.790
GPS from entrance gate
Highway 140 near MP 4
10 miles from Lakeview, OR

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

Fort Rock
Fort Rock north from Silver Lake, OR

EAST FORT ROCK OHV TRAIL SYSTEM
West from Pine Mountain Observatory.
Camping is permitted at all the trailheads
and staging areas, as well as any existing
dispersed camps.
CAMP II TRAILHEAD
ROAD 25 STAGING AREA
CHINA HAT CAMPGROUND
ROAD 2510 STAGING AREA
SOUTH LAVA TRAILHEAD
SAND SPRINGS

Shower House at Virgin Valley Campground
Shower House at Virgin Valley Campground

SHELDON NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Located in Nevada on Highway 140
South from Lakeview, OR
Badger
Bateman Spring
Big Spring Reservoir
Catnip Reservoir
Devaney
East Rock Spring
Fish Spring
Gooch Spring
Little Catnip Spring
North Hell Creek
Virgin Valley
West Rock Spring
Wheeler Spring

Prineville Reservoir
Prineville Reservoir
Viewed from Roberts Bay East #1 Campground

ROBERTS BAY RECREATION AREA
LATITUDE: N 4406.810
LONGITUDE: W 12042.020

Crooked River
Crooked River
Viewed from Still Water Campground

LOWER CROOKED RIVER
LATITUDE: N 4409.755
LONGITUDE: W 12049.833

Christmas Valley Sand Dunes
Christmas Valley Sand Dunes

CHRISTMAS VALLEY SAND DUNES
LATITUDE: N 4321.184
LONGITUDE: W 12023.160
Elevation: 4300'

Green Mountain Lookout
Green Mountain Lookout

GREEN MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND
LATITUDE: N 4323.160
LONGITUDE: W 12043.370
Elevation: 5160'

Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs
Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs

Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs
These petroglyphs are used for most of the
tourist brochures and information guides in
Lake County.

PICTURE ROCK PASS PETROGLYPHS
LATITUDE: N 4302.880
LONGITUDE: W 12048.020
Petroglyphs on Highway 31 / MP 63
Six miles north from Summer Lake, OR
There are more petroglyphs in the area.

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Free campgrounds and camping
OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
SILVER CREEK MARSH CAMPGROUND