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Little Fawn Campground and Group Site
Little Fawn Campground and Group Site

Little Fawn Campground and Group Site

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. 

  • From various points around Elk Lake you can catch glimpses of South Sister and Mt. Bachelor. Wetlands, diverse forests and rocky slopes near the campground provide habitat for shorebirds, porcupine, deer, bats and the occasional black bear.

    Elk Lake provides the opportunity for boating, windsurfing, water skiing, fishing and swimming. A nice beach and large day-use area provide plenty of shoreline for swimming. A boat ramp is located within the campground.

    Little Fawn Group Camp, 37 miles southwest of the town of Bend, is located on the southeastern shores of Elk Lake.

    Features

    • Beach Beach
    • Bird Watching Bird Watching
    • Boating Boating
    • Fishing Fishing
    • Grills Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Swimming Swimming
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground (32 total sites)

    Little Fawn Group Camp offers single-family sites and a cluster of sinlge sites that are reservable in a single grouping. The campground accommodates tent and RV camping, but electrical hookups are not available. Sites are equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

    There are 20 single sites that are all close to the water and a 12 site group area where campers can each camp in their own sites, but share a common area in the center of the group area. This group area is a favorite of scout troops and church gatherings. It is also ideal for large family reunions. The facility has two CXT toilets one is located in the group area and one next to site 6.

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    • 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.

    • Please Note: Check out time now 12:00 PM, check in time 2:00 PM.

    • The camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle, any extra vehicles will be subject to an extra vehicle fee at the campground.

    • Click here for more information about Deschutes National Forest.

    • 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.