Cow Meadow Campground
Campground in Deschutes National Forest
This campground features a large grassy meadow with mostly lodgepole pine trees providing shade. It is right on the river, but close to Crane Prairie Reservoir. The campground is situated where Snow Creek and the Deschutes River flow into the Crane Prairie Reservoir. This area offers outstanding fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities. Crane Prairie Reservoir is managed in partnership with the Bureau of Reclamation.
Find a map of this campground here.
The primitive boat launch is only large enough for small boats.
10 MPH speed limit is enforced for boating on Crane Prairie.
Per night per site fee: $12/first vehicle; $8/each additional vehicle.
Reservations can be made online through Recreation.gov or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777).
Maximum site spur length is 26 feet.
Open Season Start
Open Season End
- Boating - Motorized
- Boating - Non-Motorized
- Campground Camping
- Lake and Pond Fishing