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. 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


April 7, 2014

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SOLVE CROOK COUNTY CLEAN UP: Become a SOLVE volunteer! Sign up for the annual Crook County Cleanup. Register online at: http://www.solv.org/get-involved/events/crook-county-cleanup or at the event. The event will be held on Saturday, April 26th, 2014.  Check in at 8:45 am Pioneer Park.  

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The 2014 Summer Recreation Guide will be mailed on May 16th. Registration begins May 19th online or at the District Office!

If you don't get a program in the mail, stop by the office

 

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Upcoming Events

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Join CCPRD Staff for the 16th Annual Trout Fishing Derby. It's a great morning of local fishing competition regardless of weather conditions. Fishing is open to anglers of all ages, with fishing from either shoreline or boat. Anglers are responsible for knowing current fishing regulations from the 2014 synopsis applicable to Ochoco Lake, and knowing time of day so as not to miss the measure and weigh-in deadline. Bring your personal fishing gear, and wear cold weather attire. Complimentary snacks, hot coffee, and hot chocolate provided to all anglers. Register early as the registration fee goes up if you register the morning of the derby.

Fees: ID $5 OD $8

Date: May 3, 2014

Time: 7am check-in and 11am weigh in - Must be in line at weigh in to be eligible for prizes.


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CCPRD Board Meetings

 

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Click on the link below to view the budget meeting notice.

CCPRD BUDGET MEETING NOTICE

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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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