Camping Bend Oregon

Camping Bend Oregon is something you will want to do if you like getting away from it all, fishing, boating, hiking, and just plain relaxing and breathing clean fresh air.

Prineville Resevoir Campgrounds

Prineville Resevoir


Prineville Resevoir is located 14 miles southeast of Prineville off Highway 26.

There are two campgrounds at the Prineville Resevoir. The Main Campground is the largest with 22 full hookups, 22 electric hookups, and 23 tent sites with water nearby. In addition there are five log cabins. Flush toilets and hot showers are available.

There is a boat ramp and in the summer there are 32 boat moorages. There are two campsites accessible to those with disabilities. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring. The Main Campground is open all year long.

There are two kinds of cabins available. The rustic cabins are basic shelter with electricity and heat. They sleep four people and have beds and mattresses. The delux cabins are three-room affairs that sleep six people. Each delux cabin has a bathroom with shower. They have beds with mattresses, microwave ovens, gas barbecue, and a refrigerator. All cabins have an outdoor picnic table and fire ring.

The Jasper Point Campground is smaller. It has 30 sites with electricity and water. There is a boat ramp. Two sites are accessible to those with disabilities. There is a RV dump station here.

Activities and Prineville Resevoir include hiking, swimming, waterskiing, and fishing. Fish include bass, catfish, and trout.

The Jasper Point Campground is open summers only--May 1st through September 20th.

For reservations telephone 1-800-452-5687.

Camping Bend Oregon--LaPine State Park Campground

This is a trout fisherman's heaven. Located on the upper Deschutes River southwest of Bend and just north of Lapine, it is in the middle of Oregon wilderness. In the winter it is near some of the best cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling in the state. The nearby Newberry Crater has East Lake and Paulina Lake for fishing plus hiking.

There are 82 full hookup sites plus 47 sites with electricity. Hot showers and toilets are available. Firewood is available for a fee. A park store is open during the summer months. There is a RV dump station.

Ten cabins are available. The five delux cabins which sleep six have three rooms including bathroom with shower, a microwave oven and a refrigerator. The rustic cabins are one room with electricity and heat and they sleep four. All cabins have beds with mattresses

Note: This park is open both summer and winter. The roads and park are maintained during the winter snow months.

For reservations telephone 1-800-452-5687

Lake Billy Chinook and Cove Palisades State Park

Lake Billy Chinook


Lake Billy Chinook was formed by the building of Round Butte Dam and is one of the most popular places to camp Bend Oregon. It is popular for fishing, hiking, and boating. The fish in the lake are mostly trout, bass, and salmon. There are 14 miles of hiking trails in the area. If you are hiking in this area be alert for rattlesnakes.

The Crooked River Campground is open all year. It has 89 electrical sites for RV's and tents. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring. Flush toilets and hot showers are available. Firewood is available for a fee. There is a RV Dump Station and a pet exercise area.

Lake Billy Chinook from Hiking Trail


The Deschutes Campground is open May to mid-September. It has 85 full hookup sites with 13 of them being pull-though. There are 91 tent sites with water nearby. All sites have a fire ring, paved parking, and a picnic table. There are flush toilets and hot showers as well as a pet exercise area. There is a camp store and firewood is available for a fee.

Two sites are accessible to people with disabilities.

For reservations telephone 1-800-452-5687.

Tumalo State Park



Tumalo State Park is located just five miles northwest of Bend off Highway 20. It is on the Deschutes River and is a popular trout fishing area. Here you can park your RV or your tent or you can rent a yurt.

The campground has 23 full hookup campsites and 54 tent sites. There is a solar shower building and flush toilets are available. Fire wood is for sale.

Tumelo Falls


One campsite and one yurt are accessible for the disabled. All sites including the yurts have a fire ring and picnic table.

The yurts have bed with mattresses and sleep five people--three in bunk beds. The floor is carpeted and there is electricity and heat. These are even suitable in the winter.

For reservations telephone 1-800-452-5687.

Enjoy camping in Bend Oregon!

Bend Campgrounds