The Best Camping in Princeton

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

Top camping spots in and near Princeton

  • Princeton, Oregon

    Camp at Mann Lake

    Mann Lake can be found in the Steens Mountain Wilderness area. Camping is first come first serve but depending on the time of year it won't be crowded at all. I visited in the early fall and there was one other car.  I decided to camp next to the lake (>200 ft. away of course), which holds wat...
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  • Princeton, Oregon

    Little Blitzen Gorge Trail

    19.06 mi / 2825 ft gain
    Little Blitzen Gorge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Frenchglen, Oregon.
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  • Princeton, Oregon

    Soak in Alvord Hot Springs

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    Alvord Hot Springs at the base of Steens Mountain deep in the heart of the eastern Oregon Wilderness is a hidden gem, known mostly to climbing enthusiasts and the ambitious adventurer willing to drive the nearly 4 hours from Boise, Bend, or 2.5 hours from the nearest town of any size, Winnemucca ...
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  • Princeton, Oregon

    Camp on the Alvord Desert

    5.0
    You can drive onto the desert from several different dirt access roads along the Fields-Denio Rd, coming from the town Fields. You are allowed to drive out and camp anywhere on the playa except for along the west side, which is private property. The area is not fenced, but it is up to you to be a...
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