In the shadow of majestic Mount Bailey on the west shore of Diamond Lake, this campground takes its name from the view of the unforgettable peak of Mt. Thielsen. Thielsen View Campground is a favorite with families and anglers.
Thielsen View Campground has a boat ramp, free for campers staying in Thielsen View. Water spigots and gray water sumps are located throughout the campground. Each loop has at least two vault toilets. The closest RV dump station is at the resort’s gas station. The fee is $5 to use the resort’s dump or campers may use the Forest Service dump station in Diamond Lake or Broken Arrow Campgrounds.
There are 60 sites in the campground, all are available by reservation only.
Extra vehicle fees are not processed through Recreation.gov, so if you have an extra vehicle at your campsite, you will need to pay the $5 fee at the kiosk in the campground upon arrival. Forest Service recreation employees will be patrolling to make sure the fee is collected. Thank you for understanding!
The map on recreation.gov is incorrect please see the link to a PDF in the "Additional Information" section.
Maximum vehicle length: 35 feet
The mixed conifer canopy generously shades most sites during the warm summer days. All campsites are very close to Diamond Lake, which offers great sunrises over Mount Thielsen.
Mount Bailey, Mount Thielsen, Pacific Crest Trail, Dellenback Trail, Diamond Lake Resort, Diamond Lake Stables, and Lemolo Lake and Resort are all nearby. Visitors may also want to take some time to visit nearby Crater Lake National Park, the only national park in Oregon! The amazing Crater Lake area offers a glimpse into the volcanic history of the area.
This campground is a great location for many recreational opportunities. Diamond Lake is stocked annually with 300,000 rainbow trout. If fishing is not your thing, the campground is on the John Dellenback trail. This paved trail is an 11-mile loop around the lake. If you prefer to travel by foot, Mount Bailey and Rodney Butte trails are less than a five-minute drive to the trailhead.
2020 Toketee Ranger Station Road Idleyld Park OR 97447
For campground inquiries, please call: 541-498-2531
From Roseburg, OR, travel east on OR-138 / NE Diamond Lake Boulevard for 80 miles, turn right onto Forest Road 4795 at the sign for the Diamond Lake Recreation Area. Turn right at the gas station and continue for 3 miles, the campground is on the left. From Bend or Klamath Falls: Take HWY 97 to HWY 138. Take HWY 138 east towards Roseburg. Make a right turn onto HWY 230, west. Take right onto Diamond Lake Loop road, make a left at the sign for Broken Arrow Campground. Follow the road around until you reach Thielsen View Campground on the right.