Big Lake and Big Lake West Campgrounds
Willamette National Forest / McKenzie River Ranger District
Approx. Open/Close Dates: Late May to Mid-October
Approx. Hours/Week/Couple: 50 - 70
Available Utilities: W, E
# of Host Sites: 2
# of Campsites: 49 / 11
# of Restrooms: 4 vault, 8 toilets
Elevation: 4600 feet
There is a host site in each campground. The Area Manager may authorize additional hours for the Big Lake host to care for Big Lake West if staffing is not available.
These two campgrounds, located on Big Lake, are near the top of Santiam Pass. They are popular for the beautiful views of Mt Washington and access to designated OHV riding areas.