Oregon Job - McKenzie River - Big Lake West

Big Lake West Campgrounds

Willamette National Forest / McKenzie River Ranger District

Approx. Open/Close Dates:   Mid-May to Mid-October
Approx. Hours/Week/Couple:   20
Available Utilities:    W, E
# of Host Sites:   1
# of Campsites:   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.

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