BIG LAKE WEST CAMPGROUND, OR

Big Lake West Campground offers sites located on the shores of Big Lake, situated at the top of the Santiam Pass. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are numerous and range from off-highway vehicle exploring to swimming and hiking.The surrounding mountains visible from the campground...
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • No electric hookups at this facility.
  • This facility has first-come, first-served sites.
  • Limit one vehicle per campsite; a fee will be charged for additional vehicles.
  • Click here for more information on Willamette National Forest.
  • New regulations are in effect for the Santiam Pass Summer Motorized Recreation Area. Off-highway vehicle use in the campground is strictly prohibited for any purpose other than entering or leaving the campground.

    Firewood restrictions are in effect to prevent the spread of invasive insects and disease. Click here for more information.
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BIG LAKE WEST CAMPGROUND TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 8 0 Parallel
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water
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BIG LAKE WEST CAMPGROUND TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 8 0 Parallel
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Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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BIG LAKE WEST CAMPGROUND TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 8 0 Parallel
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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BIG LAKE WEST CAMPGROUND TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 8 0 Parallel
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water
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Overview

Overview

Big Lake West Campground offers sites located on the shores of Big Lake, situated at the top of the Santiam Pass. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are numerous and range from off-highway vehicle exploring to swimming and hiking.

Natural Features:

The surrounding mountains visible from the campground include Mt. Washington, Three Fingered Jack, the Three Sisters and Mt. Bachelor. The high elevation forest surrounding the campground includes hemlock, fir, and lodgepole pine – providing shade on a hot summer’s day as you enjoy the beauty of Big Lake. Wildlife viewing may include black bears, deer, raccoons, cougar, chipmunks and elk.

Recreation:

Several off-highway vehicle trails within the Santiam Pass Dispersed Motorized Recreation Area and a mountain biking route to Sand Mountain Lookout Tower are all close by. Hikers will find easy access to trailheads for the Patjens Trail, Big Lake Trail, Sand Mountain Lookout, Mt. Washington Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail all passing just east of the campground.

Water enthusiasts will enjoy the many summer activities at Big Lake including: waterskiing, sailing, swimming, boating, and fishing.

Facilities:

This tent only campground has vault toilets, drinking water, a boat ramp and swimming area. Ice and firewood are also available. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring.

Booking Window
Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Oct 23 2014

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 23 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 08 2014 Sun Oct 12 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Host
  • Ice
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Recycling
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
  • RV sites
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 23 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.80
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2014 -
Oct 12 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.80

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.37216, -121.88274
44°22'20"N, 121°52'58"W

From McKenzie Bridge, travel east on Hwy 126 for 31 miles to Big Lake Road #2690. Follow Big Lake Road for 4 miles to Big Lake West Campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BIG LAKE WEST CAMPGROUND

Blue River OR 97413

Phone Number:

Information: (541)603-8564