Big Lake West Campground

Sisters, Oregon

Overview

Big Lake West Campground offers sites located on the shores of Big Lake, situated at the top of the Santiam Pass. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are numerous and range from off-highway vehicle exploring to swimming and hiking.

Recreation

The surrounding mountains visible from the campground include Mt. Washington, Three Fingered Jack, the Three Sisters and Mt. Bachelor. The high elevation forest surrounding the campground includes hemlock, fir, and lodgepole pine providing shade on a hot summer’s day as you enjoy the beauty of Big Lake. Wildlife viewing may include black bears, deer, cougar, chipmunks and elk.

Facilities

This tent only campground has vault toilets, drinking water, a boat ramp and swimming area. Ice and firewood are also available. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring.

Natural Features

The surrounding mountains visible from the campground include Mt. Washington, Three Fingered Jack, the Three Sisters and Mt. Bachelor. The high elevation forest surrounding the campground includes hemlock, fir, and lodgepole pine providing shade on a hot summer’s day as you enjoy the beauty of Big Lake. Wildlife viewing may include black bears, deer, cougar, chipmunks and elk.

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