Outbound Collective logo

Camp Along the Shore at Sparks Lake

Bend, Oregon

4.3/5
based on 2 reviews

Description

Added by Eric Johnson

Incredibly easy to get to. Stunning view of North Sisters and Broken Top Peaks from your campsite. Deepest part of the lake is around five feet—wade on in! Tons of room to explore.

Just a quick 26-mile drive from Bend you'll find Sparks Lake, where shallow water, amazing lakeside camping grounds, and the possibility of catching a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis make for some of the best weekend camping in Oregon.

Pay for a site or park along the road before you come to the "Camping Fee" signs and carry in your gear. You're guaranteed to come across an epic spot and spend the day hiking, canoeing, and sitting around the fire. Come nightfall, lean back and look up at the stars.

Read More

Download the Outbound mobile app

Find adventures and camping on the go, share photos, use GPX tracks, and download maps for offline use.

Get the app

Features

Camping
Photography
Hiking
Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Reviews

I’ve yet to camp but this place is amazing to hangout for the day and chill out. Go get a nice day at this serene lake.

I love this lake!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

Nearby

Boat-In Camping at Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake Loop

Green Lakes Trail

Hike to Green Lakes

South Sister via Devil's Lake Trailhead

Hike to Moraine Lake Beneath South Sister