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


August 28, 2015

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50+ WOMENS HIKE


Thu, Sep 17th


Join us for a great intermediate hike and explore one of the many amazing spots Central Oregon has to offer. Requests are welcome! Bring your comforts, a warm layer, snacks, sun screen and water!  Class will meet at CCPRD Pool parking lot at 9 AM the cost is $20. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

 


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FLORAL DESIGN



Sat, Sep 19th

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE SEPT 4th: Due to the use of Real Flowers.  Students will learn the basic principles of floral design through different methods. Ages 16 and up from 10-3pm.  Cost is $61 ID. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 


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CPR/AED/FIRST AID

 

Sat, Sep 19th

 

Participants will gain the confidence to preform CPR on any individual big or small. The class is approximately 4 hours long. Students will receive an American Heart Association certification that is valid for two years. Class will be held at the Juniper Art Guild from 8am to 12pm and the cost is $55 for ages 14 and up. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 


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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

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SKATE RINK

The 1st day of the Skate Rink is Friday September 18th from 6-9 PM!

Admission for everyone will be $5.00 this year.

The Skate Rink will be open Fridays and Saturdays from September 18th until the 1st part of May.

Skate Parties must be made 2 weeks prior to the party date and are on Saturdays. You must come into the office to reserve Skate Parties. Party reservations open September 1st. 1st Party date will be October 3rd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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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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