Crescent Creek Campground
Effective July 12, 2021, all open fires, including charcoal fires, will be prohibited on all lands administered by the Deschutes National Forest. There are no exceptions for developed or hosted campgrounds. Further information is found on the USDA Forest Service website.
Crescent Creek is a small campground that is somewhat isolated from other campgrounds in the area. It is relatively quiet and offers visitors the opportunity to experience the beauty and recreational opportunities of the eastern Cascade Range.
The close proximity to the South Cascade Lakes provides visitors plenty of recreational options nearby. Nearby Davis Lake, Odell Lake and Crescent Lake are prime locations for boating, fishing and swimming. The Summit Lake Trail is popular among hikers and mountain bikers, offering excellent views of Diamond Peak. This is one of the most productive wildlife areas in central Oregon. Add a superb view of Cascade peaks at no charge and you have a truly special place to visit.
Crescent Creek Campground is located just a short distance from Crescent Lake, Odell Lake and Davis Lake allowing visitors the option to visit many of the South Cascade Lakes. A forest of lodgepole pine provides the backdrop to this area, with mountain hemlock, fir and spruce also in the mix. Wildlife found in the area includes deer, native fish and migratory birds.
- Bike Riding
- Wildlife Watching
Portable water will not be available at this facility as hand pumps were determined to be high contact points that could expose visitors to COVID-19. Visitors should plan accordingly and bring their own water supply.
Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the 24-hour Fire Precaution information 800-523-4737 or the Deschutes National Forest 541-383-5300.
Single site fees include 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle. Any additional vehicles are subject to an extra vehicle fee on-site, space permitting.
This facility is pet friendly so long as animals are picked up after and kept on their leashes.
Please Note: Check out time now 12:00 PM, check in time 2:00 PM.
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Prevent the spread of invasive species by inspecting and cleaning packs, equipment and tires before using lake or trails.
Don't Move Firewood: Please protect Pacific Northwest forests by preventing the spread of invasive species. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that can threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by obtaining and burning your firewood near your camping destination. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
Camping for a period in excess of 14 days consecutively in any one campsite is not allowed. Prior to returning to the campground after an initial 14 day stay, any person that was a part of the group must move to a new location at least 5 air miles from the previous location for at least 30 days.