Oak Fork Campground


Oak Fork Campground is located on the shores of Timothy Lake in the shadow of Oregon's Mt. Hood. The surrounding forest setting offers spectacular views, miles of trails for exploration and abundant fishing.


Facilities

The campground offers 36 single-family campsites, six cabins, and eight hike-in sites with some of these as accessible sites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and fire grill. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided. An on-site host is available for questions regarding the campground and surrounding area.Sleeping cabins are furnished with a twin over twin bunk, a twin over full bunk, a table and two chairs. Please bring your own bedding. Cooking and smoking in cabins is prohibited and pets are not allowed at the cabin sites. Cabins are nonelectric.

Nearby attractions

Oak Fork is about 27 miles from the base of majestic Mt. Hood, the highest point in Oregon. The historic Timberline Lodge in Government Camp offers scenic views of the snow-capped mountain.

Natural feaures

The campground is situated on the southeastern shore of the roughly 1,400-acre lake, at an elevation of 3,400 feet. Timothy Lake was created in 1956 as a storage reservoir for the Oak Grove Hydroelectric Project. It is one of the larger lakes in the Mt. Hood National Forest.

Recreation

Proximity to Timothy Lake allows campers to enjoy a variety of water-related recreation activities, including boating and sailing, as well as swimming, windsurfing and fishing. Anglers can expect a catch of kokanee salmon and a variety of trout . A range of trails are located in the area. The Timothy Lake Trail is popular for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The 12 miles of relatively level terrain loops trekkers around the lake, providing scenic views of the area. It connects to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, a lengthy hike that extends across three states, from the borders of Canada and Mexico. Portions of that trail also lead southwest to Clackamas Lake Campground. The Clackamas Lake Ranger Station Historic District is less than 2 miles from the campground. It was built to house forest service workers in the early 1900s. The rustic architecture and historic nature of the buildings and the surrounding area draws thousands of tourists each year.


Driving directions to Oak Fork Campground

From Sandy, Oregon, travel east on Highway 26 for approximately 40 miles to Skyline Road/Road 42. Turn right on Skyline Road and continue south for about 9 miles. Turn right on Forest Service Road 57,and then turn right again at the Oak Fork Campground entrance sign.

Location and contact info

Unnamed Road, OR

For campground inquires, please call:503-464-8515

Oak Fork Campground details

  • Campfire allowed
  • Checkin time: 4:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 12:00 PM
  • Hike in distance to site: 200
  • Max num of people: 6
  • Max num of vehicles: 2
  • Max vehicle length: 35
  • Pets allowed
  • Site rating: Standard

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

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Delivery or Pickup

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Let us help

Most hosts have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the host in the same condition you recieved it.

Amenities at Oak Fork Campground

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    Shade

  • supplies

    Grills/Fire ring

    Picnic table


Activities at Oak Fork Campground

Historic & cultural site

Camping

Hiking

Picnicking

Visitor center

Wildlife viewing

Boating

Fishing

Swimming site

Paddling

Biking

Photography

Day use area

Horseback riding

Interpretive programs

Mountain biking

Water activities

Kayaking

Canoeing

Star gazing

Birding

Non-motorized boating

Amphitheater

Sailing

Berry picking

Crawfishing


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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.