Ochoco Lake Campground


11700 NE Ochoco Hwy
Prineville, OR 97754


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General Information


Operated by Crook County Parks and Recreation District, Ochoco Lake Campground is open seasonally from April 1 through approximately October 31 each year, depending on weather.

Located just seven miles east of Prineville on Highway 26 (11700 NE Ochoco Hwy), Ochoco Lake Campground is situated right on the shores of Ochoco Lake.

There are 22 self-contained camping spaces available on a first-come first-served basis (limit six people per site, including children), payable by cash, check or Visa/Mastercard. Check out time is 1:00 p.m. and check in time is 2:00 p.m. daily. Sites are up to 50 feet long, there are no pull-throughs. Campground hosts do not take reservations, but are always available to campers for assistance, including purchasing firewood or registration. 

Four hiker/biker campsites are also available. Potable water, at no cost, is available at four locations throughout the campground. 

There is also a concrete boat ramp, completed in 2001, with a large lot providing free parking to accommodate day-use visitors, including boaters.

Rates and Fees

Vehicle Site
$16

Extra Vehicle
$7

Hiker/Biker Tent Site
$5

Firewood
$5

Ice
$1.50

**Purchase firewood & ice from Host
**Prices subject to change

**Day Use Area is FREE!

Campground Amenities

22 Primitive Campsites

No Hookups

4 Hiker/Biker sites

Shaded grounds

Picnic tables

Grated fire pits

Restrooms

Showers (w/ hot water)

Day Use Amenities

Fish Cleaning Station

Picnic tables

Walking trails

Concrete boat launch

Boarding float

Swimming (no lifeguard on duty)


Day Use Area is FREE!

Host Information


The Parks District is always looking for volunteer campground hosts, and welcomes all inquiries throughout the year, no experience required. Host commitments can range from a month to extended stays from April through October, and volunteer hosts are provided a full-service hookup site for their RV, and smaller pets are welcome. This is a non-paying position, and hosts will get two days off during the week. For more information about hosting, please call Crook County Parks and Recreation District at (541) 447-1209 or email us.


Hosting Details:
Telephone, 22 vehicle campsites, up to 50-feet, no pull-through. Seasonal campground, mid-April through October. One host position, 1-2 month duration with year-round recruitment, emphasis in fall. Work expectations are varied, about 20 hours each week per host; specific duties include promoting self-registration, sell and distribute camp firewood, some minor maintenance and visitor services. General location is seven miles east of Prineville on Ochoco Lake, in high desert region, good climate, and at a favorite fishing area.


Updates

What's New


July 2, 2015

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ART: NATURE ROCKS! (SCIENCE AND ART SERIES)



We are "rocking out" with a week of exploring everything nature has to offer. Create one of a kind paintings, drawings, mixed media and sculpture. No need for bug spray on this trip, just bring your imaginations and love for the great outdoors!  Monday-Friday July 6-July 10th from 1-3pm for ages 6-12 years old. Cost $44.00 Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online


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DANCE CLASSES START MONDAY!

 

DANCE: Classes will be held at High Desert Dance Studio: Pre Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online. Different types for ages 3-18.


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ART:MOMMY AND ME

  

 

Tailored for preschoolers, each class will be an opportunity to explore new materials. Preschoolers love to explore! Mommy and me art is all about the fun, messy process and the bonding experience, not so much about the product. Come explore with us! Tuesdays, July 7th-July 28th from 10-11:30 for ages 1-5 years old.  Cost $44.00 Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

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Upcoming Events

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MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 15
STARTING AT 11


Join in the fun of our inaugural Mud Volleyball Tournament Fundraiser.  The money will be used for our youth scholarships to help kids participate in our activities at Crook County Parks and Recreation.  There will be music by Mic Tipitino and friends, and others, a beer garden by Ochoco Brewing Company, a BBQ by S.O.B, and a kids activity area.


The cost is: $15.00 per person and $80.00 per team (min 6-max 8) at least 2 girls playing at all times.


Ages 16 and up.


Sign-up in our office. Registration deadline is Thursday August 13th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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CCPRD Board Meetings

 

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CCPRD Board of Director's meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:15pm. Meetings are held at: 296 S Main Street Prineville, Or. 97754

Have an agenda item? Contact the District Office at 447.1209 or email: info@ccprd.org by the Friday before the meeting.

 

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