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OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
THOMPSON RESERVOIR CAMPGROUND
EAST BAY CAMPGROUND (Fee Area)
FREMONT NATIONAL FOREST
LATITUDE: N 4257.602
LONGITUDE: W 12105.425
Elevations around 4800'
(GPS measured from Thompson Reservoir C.G.)
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Thompson Reservoir is south from Silver Lake,
in the Fremont National Forest. There are several
established campgrounds.

Thompson Reservoir
Thompson Reservoir

Thompson Reservoir
Thompson Reservoir

THOMPSON RESERVOIR CAMPGROUND
N 4257.602
W 12105.425
Picnic tables, metal firerings and BBQ Grill, outhouses
There is a hand pump for water.
There are some spur roads that lead down to the
reservoir with great campsites.

Campgrounds for recreational use only.
No industrial camping.

Thompson Reservoir Campground
Thompson Reservoir Campground

Sign at Thompson Reservoir
Panorama of Multiple Use...

NOTE:
We have seen these campgrounds get crowded
on the weekends during the summer months.

DIRECTIONS:
From LaPine, OR
Take Hwy.97 south for 1 1/2 mile
Take Hwy.31 for 46 miles to Silver Lake
Turn right on Silver Creek Road / Rd 4-11 / Road#27
Silver Creek Marsh Campground 10 miles
Thompson Reservoir Campground 14 miles

From Chiloquin / Hwy 97
Take Sprague River Road 5.5 miles
Turn left at Williamson Junction
Take Williamson Road 24 miles
The pavement ends and the road becomes #46
Stay on Road#46 to Road#27
Turn left on Road#27 to Thompson Reservoir

ROAD CONDITIONS:
From Silver Lake the roads are paved.
Spur roads are rough dirt or gravel surfaces.
No Winter Maintenance / No Trucks

MILEAGE CHART:
From Thompson Reservoir Campground

Silver Lake
Bly

15 miles
50 miles

Winter conditions bring snow and bad weather.

Thompson Reservoir
Thompson Reservoir from East Bay Campground

Thompson Reservoir
Thompson Reservoir from East Bay Campground

East Bay Campground
East Bay Campground

Boat Ramp at East Bay Campground
Boat Ramp at East Bay Campground

Road 014
From Road#014 towards East Bay Campground

Road 014
From Road#014 towards East Bay Campground

Road 28
Road#28 towards Eat Bay Campground

EAST BAY CAMPGROUND $8.00
N 4256.668
W 12103.920
Picnic tables, metal firerings, outhouses,
garbage service, and drinking water.
Located on Thompson Reservoir.
Road#28 south from Silver Lake, OR

MORE ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS
FREMONT-WINEMA NATIONAL FORESTS
BLY RANGER DISTRICT
Corral Creek Forest Camp
Holbrook Reservoir Forest Camp
Lofton Reservoir Campground
LAKEVIEW RANGER DISTRICT
Cottonwood Meadows Lake
Deep Creek Forest Camp
Dismal Creek Forest Camp
Dog Lake Campground
Drews Creek Campground
Mud Creek Forest Camp
Overton Reservoir
Vee Lake Camp
Willow Creek Forest Camp
PAISLEY RANGER DISTRICT
Campbell Lake Campground
Chewaucan Crossing Campground
Clear Springs Forest Camp
Dairy Point Forest Camp
Deadhorse Creek Forest Camp
Deadhorse Lake Campground
Happy Camp Campground
Jones Crossing Forest Camp
Lee Thomas Campground
Marsters Spring Campground
Pike's Crossing Forest Camp
Rock Creek Forest Camp
Sandhill Crossing Campground
Upper Jones Forest Camp
SILVER LAKE RANGER DISTRICT
Alder Springs
East Bay Campground
Silver Creek Marsh Campground
Thompson Campground
BLM RECREATION SITES
Dog Lake Campground
Gerber BLM Recreation Site

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
Shovel, ax and 5 gallons of water may be required
Leather gloves and fire extinguisher recommended.

Silver Creek
Silver Creek - Burn Area

Giant Mushroom
Giant mushroom on Road#011
(Take FS Road#27 to milepost 20)
Biggest mushroom we ever saw... at first it looked
like a big soccer ball. As we walked closer, it had
the distinct appearance of a hornets nest, took a step
back and examined the situation. Just a mushroom...

Permits required to harvest or remove forest products.

Road#28 Dead Trees
Road#28 Dead Trees

Road#28 Dead Trees
Road#28 Dead Trees

Fremont forest is in serious trouble,
most of the trees are dead or dying.

Also see: ALDER SPRINGS
Also see:
CHRISTMAS VALLEY
Also see:
COTTONWOOD MEADOW LAKE
Also see:
DOG LAKE CAMPGROUND
Also see:
DREWS CREEK CAMPGROUND
Also see:
HEAD OF THE RIVER C.G
Also see:
PINE MOUNTAIN OBSERVATORY
Also see:
STEENS MOUNTAIN.
Also see:
PAISLEY / ROAD#33
Also see:
WICKIUP RESERVOIR / ROAD#090
Also see:
WICKIUP RESERVOIR / ROAD#4260
Also see:
WICKIUP RESERVOIR / ROAD#4280
Also see:
WICKIUP RESERVOIR / ROAD#4370
Also see:
WICKIUP RESERVOIR / ROAD#44

Google Custom Map Free Oregon Campgrounds
Google Custom Map by Ian

OREGON FREE CAMPGROUND MAP
Google custom map by Ian with most of the
free campgrounds in Oregon
.

Summer Lake
Summer Lake is mostly a Salt Flat

Summer Lake
Summer Lake

This day the winds were kicking up a dust storm.

Harris Schoolhouse
Harris Schoolhouse
South from Summer Lake, OR
Highway 31 near MP 74

Big Horn Painting
Big Horn Painting at Scenic Byway Kiosk
Highway 31 near MP 70
Across from Summer Lake Store

Warner Canyon Ski Area
Warner Canyon Ski Area
LATITUDE: N 4214.284
LONGITUDE: W 12017.790
GPS from entrance gate
Highway 140 near MP 4
10 miles from Lakeview, OR

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

Fort Rock
Fort Rock north from Silver Lake, OR

EAST FORT ROCK OHV TRAIL SYSTEM
West from Pine Mountain Observatory.
Camping is permitted at all the trailheads
and staging areas, as well as any existing
dispersed camps.
CAMP II TRAILHEAD
ROAD 25 STAGING AREA
CHINA HAT CAMPGROUND
ROAD 2510 STAGING AREA
SOUTH LAVA TRAILHEAD
SAND SPRINGS

SHELDON NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Located in Nevada on Highway 140
South from Lakeview, OR
Badger
Bateman Spring
Big Spring Reservoir
Catnip Reservoir
Devaney
East Rock Spring
Fish Spring
Gooch Spring
Little Catnip Spring
North Hell Creek
Virgin Valley
West Rock Spring
Wheeler Spring

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Free campgrounds and camping
OREGON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
THOMPSON RESERVOIR
EAST BAY CAMPGROUND
THOMPSON RESERVOIR CAMPGROUND
SILVER CREEK MARSH CAMPGROUND