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Bear Springs Group Campground and Day Use Area
Bear Springs Group Campground and Day Use Area

Bear Springs Group Campground and Day Use Area

Bear Springs Group Campground is under a forest issued closure until further notice. 

  • Bear Springs Campground is an ideal destination for families and groups that enjoy the outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. It offers spacious group sites, single-family sites, and a day use area with a picnic shelter amid a forest of towering trees.

    The campground is located on the southeastern edge of Mt. Hood National Forest at an elevation of 3,000 feet. It is situated among towering pine and fir trees, but the beauty of the campground is its secluded feel. Deer and other wildlife are common in the area.

    Features

    • Bike Riding Bike Riding
    • Grills Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground

    The campground offers single-family and group sites for tent and RV camping. Each site is equipped with a table and campfire ring with grill. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided, but utility hookups are not available. Parking surfaces are gravel and dirt. Firewood can be purchased from the host.

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    Day Use

    Located on Indian Creek at the border with the Warm Springs Reservation. The day use area is easily accessible from Highway 216.

    Bear Springs is not far from some great wilderness spots, including mountain lakes and streams, as well as trails and historic sites. A variety of short hiking and off-highway vehicle trails are available nearby for exploration. The Mt. Hood area and Government Camp are within a short drive from the campground. For water enthusiasts, rafting and kayaking opportunities abound on the nearby Deschutes River. Picnicking is also a popular activity.

  • 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.