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North Twin Lake Campground
North Twin Lake Campground

North Twin Lake 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. 

  • North Twin Lake Campground islocated just north of the South Twin Resort on North Twin Lake.

    Located on North Twin Lake, this campground offers a small beach at the shallow end of the lake that is great for wading and swimming. Fishing is also quite popular though motorized boats are prohibited on this body of water.

    North Twin Lake was formed about 20,000 years ago when rising magma encountered groundwater. This resulted in violent steam explosions which formed a broad shallow crater that later filled with water. Nearby peaks, lava flows and old-growth forests provide visitors with a varied landscape.

    Features

    • Beach Beach
    • Fishing Fishing
    • Grills Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
    • Swimming Swimming
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground (20 total sites)

    North Twin Lake Campground can accommodate RV, trailer or tent-campers, however, water and electric hookups are not available. Campers will need to bring their own water supply. All sites are equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill and the campground has vault toilets available. There is an RV dump station just after the entry of the nearby Gull Point Campground.

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    • This is a no water facility so campers will need to bring their own 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.