Tent and RV campers love staying at Big River Campgrounds in Bend, Oregon. There are three group campsites and numerous individual camping areas. Not all of the sites are reservable, but all the group areas are and six of the individual sites can be reserved. The other sites are first come, first served.
The camping areas have picnic tables, campfire rings, grills, and vault toilets. There is also a boat ramp at the campsite to give guests easy access to the waterfront.
Big River Campgrounds are a prime spot for hikers, bikers, fishers, and people interested in boating, wildlife watching, mountain climbers, and horse riders. With close proximity to the South Cascade Lakes and the Deschutes River, there are plenty of opportunities for water activities. Fishers are often impressed with the whitefish and the Brown, Rainbow, and Brook Trout. Visitors can then bring those fish back to the campgrounds to cook over the fire.
For those who enjoy being out in nature, Deschutes National Forest is the place to be in Bend, Oregon. There are numerous landscapes and ecosystems in the area. With the river nearby, there are all kinds of animals, fish, and birds that call this place home. Hiking, biking, and horse riding trails allow visitors to get out and see all that the area has to offer.
If you are up for a little adventure, just a few miles away is the Lava Lands Visitor Center and the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, where guests can see a little bit of what else the area has to offer.
Dogs are welcome in the camping areas. Be sure that you keep your dog in control at all times for their safety and the safety of others in the park. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs and ensuring that their dogs aren't bothering other park guests.