The Best Camping in Bend

Looking for the best camping in Bend? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Bend. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Bend

  • Bend, Oregon

    Deschutes River Trail: Benham Falls to Slough Meadow

    4.51 mi / 364 ft gain
    Deschutes River Trail: Benham Falls to Slough Meadow is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Bend, Oregon.
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Tam McArthur Rim to Broken Top Loop

    18.57 mi / 3136 ft gain
    Tam McArthur Rim to Broken Top Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Bend, Oregon.
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Tam McArthur Rim, Green Lakes, Park Meadow Tie Loop

    3.3
    22.78 mi / 3711 ft gain
    This loop trip around Broken Top is one of the premier backpacking loops in Oregon. The trail winds past numerous alpine lakes, including the popular Green Lakes area, and offers near-constant views of Broken Top, the Three Sisters, and Mount Bachelor. To top it all off, the clear skies typical o...
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Little Three Creek Lake Trail

    2.67 mi / 390 ft gain
    Little Three Creek Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Bend, Oregon.
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake

    13.12 mi / 1522 ft gain
    Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Broken Top Trail to No Name Lake

    4.7
    6 mi
    The hike takes you along a glacial lake and to unbeatable mountain views at the end. It’s a hidden gem! The trail isn’t marked and the best way to get there is know someone that’s been before. The lake is unbelievably beautiful with deep blue glacial water and the view of the mountains at the end...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Basecamp at Green Lakes

    5.0
    8.5 mi
    This 8.5 mile roundtrip hike to Green Lakes basecamp gains elevation gradually as it meanders along beautiful Fall Creek with numerous small cascades. Depending on the season (expect significant snow on the trail through early-to-mid June) the stark contrast of the snow with creek is beautiful, t...
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Camp at Todd Lake

    4.0
    Todd Lake is a beautiful yet small lake just 24 miles West of Bend. Its location is perfect for accessing Broken Top Mountain, and even better for the view of Mount Bachelor.Spend a day at Todd Lake and enjoy fishing (mostly rainbow trout), swimming, and free access to three different locations o...
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Soda Creek, Metolius Windigo and Green Lakes Trail Loop

    34.7 mi / 4518 ft gain
    Soda Creek, Metolius Windigo and Green Lakes Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Hike to Green Lakes

    5.0
    9 mi / 1100 ft gain
    Park your vehicle at the Green Lakes Trailhead, grab your gear and head for the trail.Since this hike enters the Three Sisters Wilderness, be sure to fill out the required information to obtain a free self-issued day use permit at the registry station.Starting at an elevation of 5,500 feet, the b...
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Camp Along the Shore at Sparks Lake

    4.3
    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 "C...
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Boat-In Camping at Sparks Lake

    5.0
    Looking for the beauty and serenity of a backcountry campsite, but with the convenience of car camping? These 20+ secluded paddle-in campsites along the shoreline of Sparks Lake are just for you. Park your car, load up your watercraft of choice with all of your camping supplies, and paddle out to...
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  • Terrebonne, Oregon

    Snow Camp at Smith Rock

    5.0
    3 mi / 350 ft gain
    Just 140 miles southeast of Portland, and 27 miles north of Bend, lies a clustering of rocks more prominently referred to as Smith Rock.This intricate rock formation is a mecca for climbers during the warm summer months, however the landmark unveils a new face during the snowy season that few eve...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Hike to Moraine Lake Beneath South Sister

    5.0
    5 mi / 1476 ft gain
    The lake is less than 3 miles from Devils Lake. Starting from the Trail head along Cascade Lakes Highway you gain 1,476 feet of elevation. You will follow the South Sisters Climbers trail, it is well traveled, and well marked. The majority of the elevation gain occurs in the first two miles, as y...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    South Sister Trail

    11.61 mi / 4951 ft gain
    South Sister Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Wickiup Plain Loop Trail

    5.68 mi / 1270 ft gain
    Wickiup Plain Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Bend, Oregon.
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