This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature.
If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.
Lost Lake Campground is adjacent to Highway 20 near the summit of Santiam Pass. The rustic campground is located on the west shore of shallow Lost Lake. The water level of the lake fluctuates seasonally and is quite low in summer with water loving willows crowding the marshy shallows of the lake. This is a popular spot during fishing and hunting seasons.Please use caution around the area where Lost Lake drains. The hole may not be stable and could break under weight.
First come, first serve sites.
Single Campsites - $12 per night
Extra Vehicles - $6 per vehicle, per night
Trailers not recommended.
OHV use in the campground is strictly prohibited for any purpose other than entering or leaving the campground.
Regulations for the Santiam Pass Summer Motorized Recreation Area (please, visit the Willamette National Forest page for the Motor Vehicle Use Map and restrictions).
Camping is not allowed more than 14 days in a 60 day period.
Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited.
Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground.
57600 McKenzie Highway Blue River OR 97413
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