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Go camping in Sisters Country!

Camping by river
 

Sisters and Camp Sherman offer some of the nicest camping experiences to be found in Oregon. Spend the night under the stars amidst the whispering pines and wake up to go hiking and fishing in some of the prettiest country around.

Allen Springs
Season: Year-round (weather permitting). Location: On Metolius River, 5 miles north of Camp Sherman Store. Access: From Sisters, 9.6 miles northwest on Hwy. 20, then 11.1 miles north on Road 14. Elevation: 2,700 feet. Facilities: Vault and wheelchair-friendly toilets, tables and grills. Sites: 9 tent, 6 combined (tent or RV). Average parking apron size: 11x35 feet. Special Activities: Catch-and-release fishing, trails. Rates: $16 per day ($12, mid-October to late-April). Reservations: None. Details: www.hoodoo.com.

Allingham
Season: May-September (weather permitting). Location: On Metolius River, one mile north of Camp Sherman Store. Access: From Sisters, 9.6 miles northwest on Hwy. 20, then 6.1 miles north on Road 14, then one mile north on 1419. Elevation: 2,900 feet. Facilities: Vault toilets, piped drinking water, tables and grills. Sites: 10 combined (tent or RV). Special Activities: Catch-and-release fishing, trails. Rates: $16 per day. Maximum 14-day stay. Reservations: None. Details: www.hoodoo.com.

Candle Creek
Season: May-September (weather permitting). Location: Last campground on the Metolius River in Camp Sherman. Access: From Sisters, 12.4 miles northwest on Hwy. 20, then 12.3 miles north on F.S. Road 12, and then 1.6 miles east on F.S. Road 1200-980. Elevation: 2,700 feet. Facilities: Vault toilets, tables and grills. Sites: 10 combined (tent or RV). Average parking apron size: 20x28 feet. Special Activities: Catch-and-release fishing, trails. Rates: $12 per day. Maximum 14-day stay. Reservations: None. Details: www.hoodoo.com.

Cold Springs
Season: May-October (weather permitting) Location: On Hwy. 242 west of Sisters. Access: From Sisters, 4.2 miles west on Hwy. 242. Elevation: 3,500 feet. Facilities: Vault toilets, handpump water spigot, tables and
grills. Sites: 23 combined (tent or RV). Parking apron size: Can accommodate any size RV. Special Activities: Birdwatching, picnicking. Rates: $14 per day. Maximum 14-day stay. Reservations: None. Details: www.hoodoo.com.

Lava Camp Lake
Season: Year-round (services June-September 1). Location: On Hwy. 242 west of Sisters. Access: From Sisters, 13.9 miles west on Hwy. 242, then 0.3 miles on F.S. Road 900 (dirt). Elevation: 5,300 feet. Facilities: Vault toilets, tables and grills. Campground is rough and rocky, providing a wilderness-like camping experience without having to hike in. Sites: 11 tent only. Special Activities: Hiking, horseback riding, non-power boating. Rates: No charge. Reservations: None.

Scout Lake
Season: May-September (weather permitting). Location: On Suttle Lake, 16 miles west of Sisters. Access: From Sisters, 13.2 miles northwest on Hwy. 20, then 1.5 miles west on F.S. Road 2070. Elevation: 3,500 feet. Facilities: Beach, vault toilets, piped water, tables and fire pits. Sites: 10. Special Activities: Swimming (large beach front), hiking, popular group/family meeting location. Rates: $16 per night. Reservations: National Recreation Reservation Service, 877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov.

South Shore/Suttle Lake
Season: May-September. Location: On Suttle Lake, 16 miles west of Sisters. Access: From Sisters, 13.2 miles northwest on Hwy. 20, then 1.5 miles west on F.S. Road 2070. Elevation: 3,500 feet. Facilities: Vault and wheelchair-friendly toilets, piped water, tables and grills. Sites: 7 tent, 31 combined (tent or RV). Average parking apron size: 12x40 feet. Special Activities: Fishing, boating, hiking. Rates: $16 per day single; $30 per day double. Maximum 14-day stay. Reservations: National Recreation Reservation Service, 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov.

Three Creek Lake
Season: June-October (weather permitting). Location: On Three Creek Lake. Access: From Sisters, take Elm Street (becomes Road 16) south 16 miles (last 2.1 miles rough and rocky, not RV friendly). Elevation: 6,500 feet. Facilities: Vault and wheelchair-friendly toilets, tables and grills. Sites: 4 tent, 6 combined (tent or RV). Average parking apron size: 12x38 feet.
Special Activities: Fishing, non-power boating (excellent canoeing), hiking. Rates: $14 per day. Maximum 14-day stay. Reservations: None. Details: www.hoodoo.com.

Three Sisters Overnight Park
Season: April 15-October 15. Location: S. Locust Street, Sisters. Access: From Highway 20, travel south on S. Locust Street 1/4 mile. Elevation: 3,100 feet. Facilities: Toilets / Showers / Dump Station/ Water Spigot/ tables and fire pits. Sites: 25 full hook-up sites, 38 combined (tent or RV) dry sites. Special Activities: Walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants. Rates: $12 per day for tents /$34 per day for RVs (30-amp). (Call for senior rates). Maximum 14-day stay. Reservations: None. Details: www.ci.sisters.or.us/parks.html, Park Host 541-588-0445 or City of Sisters Public Works Dept. 541-323-5220.

Note: Camping information is subject to change.

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