Crane Prairie Campground

Campground in Deschutes National Forest

Overview

  • Directions

    Geolocation is not allowed

Stewardships

Description

This is a large campground with multiple camping loops on the east shore of the Crane Prairie Reservoir and offers outstanding fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities.  Crane Prairie campsites are right on the water or within a minute or two walk.  Crane Prairie Reservoir is managed in partnership with the Bureau of Reclamation.

Find a map of this campground here.

There is a boat launch area within this campground.

Additional Information

Fee

  • Camping: $16/site/night; $8/each additional vehicle.  Multi-Site, $34 per night and $200 group.  
  • Day use: $5/vehicle/day at Crane Prairie Boating Site.
NOTE: Holders of a Golden Age and Golden Access Passports and Senior and Access Passes are entitled to the following discounts on expanded amenity recreation fees: -  A 50 percent discount on the fee for a single camping unit. This discount does not apply to use of a cabin, lookout, double camping unit, triple camping unit, group camping unit, extra vehicle fees, or any additional camping units and separately charged utility, water, hook-up or day use fees.

Reservations

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). 

Restrictions

Maximum site spur length is 30 feet.

Open Season Start

May 3

Open Season End

October 27

Activities

  • Boating - Motorized
  • Boating - Non-Motorized
  • Campground Camping
  • Lake and Pond Fishing