Activities and Amenities
Attention: The campground will be invalid for the reservation after 09/08/2013 but it is still open for FCFS camping. We are just no longer accepting reservations after September 8th, 2013.
Don't move firewood: Please protect the Pacific Northwest from invasive species by obtaining or purchasing your firewood at or near your camping destination. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by buying and burning your firewood locally. dontmovefirewood.org
SHEEP SPRINGS HORSE CAMP, OR
part ofDeschutes National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Tue Oct 01 2013 Season Dates
11 site(s) found
OverviewSheep Springs Horse Campground sits in the spectacular Metolius River Basin area in Deschutes National Forest.
In close proximity to snow-capped peaks, high elevation lakes, scenic rivers and several wilderness areas, this campground offers a variety of scenery and recreational opportunities for visitors.
Located at an elevation of approximately 3,200 feet, campsites are interspersed among a towering canopy of old-growth Ponderosa pine and a variety of spruce and fir.
A favorite among horse enthusiasts, the campground provides visitors access to a variety of trails. Lakes, lava flows and thick forests provide the backdrop for horseback riding and hiking.
The campground offers 11 large equestrian sites, each equipped with a 4-place box stall. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills and ample room for parking vehicles and trailers are also available at each site.
Visitors can explore wilderness areas, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and approximately 1,600 miles of trails that comprise nearly 2.5 million acres the Deschutes National Forest and the adjacent Ochoco National Forest.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Sisters, Oregon, take Highway 20 west for about 12 miles. Turn north onto Jack Lake Road/FS Road 12 and continue for nearly 6 miles. Turn left onto FS Road 1260, then right onto FS Road 200. Sheep Springs will be on the right hand side.
Mailing Address:SHEEP SPRINGS HORSE CAMP
P.O. Box 8516
Coburg OR 97408
Phone Number:Information: (541)338-7869