Ochoco Lake Campground


11700 NE Ochoco Hwy
Prineville, OR 97754


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General Information


Operated by Crook County Parks and Recreation District, Ochoco Lake Campground is open seasonally from April 1 through approximately October 31 each year, depending on weather.

Located just seven miles east of Prineville on Highway 26 (11700 NE Ochoco Hwy), Ochoco Lake Campground is situated right on the shores of Ochoco Lake.

There are 22 self-contained camping spaces available on a first-come first-served basis (limit six people per site, including children), payable by cash, check or Visa/Mastercard. Check out time is 1:00 p.m. and check in time is 2:00 p.m. daily. Sites are up to 50 feet long, there are no pull-throughs. Campground hosts do not take reservations, but are always available to campers for assistance, including purchasing firewood or registration. 

Four hiker/biker campsites are also available. Potable water, at no cost, is available at four locations throughout the campground. 

There is also a concrete boat ramp, completed in 2001, with a large lot providing free parking to accommodate day-use visitors, including boaters.

Rates and Fees

Vehicle Site
$16

Extra Vehicle
$7

Hiker/Biker Tent Site
$5

Firewood
$5

Ice
$1.50

**Purchase firewood & ice from Host
**Prices subject to change

**Day Use Area is FREE!

Campground Amenities

22 Primitive Campsites

No Hookups

4 Hiker/Biker sites

Shaded grounds

Picnic tables

Grated fire pits

Restrooms

Showers (w/ hot water)

Day Use Amenities

Fish Cleaning Station

Picnic tables

Walking trails

Concrete boat launch

Boarding float

Swimming (no lifeguard on duty)


Day Use Area is FREE!

Host Information


The Parks District is always looking for volunteer campground hosts, and welcomes all inquiries throughout the year, no experience required. Host commitments can range from a month to extended stays from April through October, and volunteer hosts are provided a full-service hookup site for their RV, and smaller pets are welcome. This is a non-paying position, and hosts will get two days off during the week. For more information about hosting, please call Crook County Parks and Recreation District at (541) 447-1209 or email us.


Hosting Details:
Telephone, 22 vehicle campsites, up to 50-feet, no pull-through. Seasonal campground, mid-April through October. One host position, 1-2 month duration with year-round recruitment, emphasis in fall. Work expectations are varied, about 20 hours each week per host; specific duties include promoting self-registration, sell and distribute camp firewood, some minor maintenance and visitor services. General location is seven miles east of Prineville on Ochoco Lake, in high desert region, good climate, and at a favorite fishing area.


Updates

What's New


February 2, 2016

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Employment Oportunity

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 Martial Arts - Advanced Karate:

 

Go beyond the basis of self defense, learn advanced form (Kata) and sparring. This is a great class for those with 3 months experience or more. Karate is held on Wednesdays, Feb 3rd- May 4th from 7-8:30 pm for $45 for ages 13 and up. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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 PICKLEBALL:

 

Beginner to intermediate players will learn the rules, scoring, and basic court positioning. After one of these sessions, you’ll be ready to participate in organized play. Wear non-marking court shoes. Paddles provided or bring your own. Each session will have two courts. One will be assigned to beginner/intermediate and the other for advanced players. Pickleball is held on Saturdays, Feb 6th- Feb 27th from 9- 11 am for $20 for ages 16 and up. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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Couponing For Beginners:

 

Do you want to save money while shopping? Come learn the basics of couponing! This class will teach you the language and how to use coupons, shopping tricks and how to stack coupons.  Class is Tuesday, Feb 9th from 7-8 pm for $15 for ages 15 and up. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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 CPR/AED/First Aid:

 

Participants will gain the confidence to preform CPR on any individual big or small. The class is approximately 4 hours long. Students will receive an American Heart Association certification that is valid for two years. Class will be held at the Juniper Art Guild on Saturday, Feb. 13th from 8am to 12pm and the cost is $55 for ages 8 and up. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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 Work Zone: Traffic Control:

 

ODOT has authorized the Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry as the Administrator of Flagger curriculum, materials and Flagger Certification Cards. Frank Martinez Sr. is the certified trainer for Prineville. In this class, Frank will teach students about flagging in work zones. The class is approximately 4 hours long. Students will receive training manuals...yours to keep. Students passing the training will receive their ODOT Flaggers Certification Card.  Class will be held at the Juniper Art Guild on Saturday, Feb. 13th from 2-6 pm and the cost is $105 for ages 18 and up. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

 

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 Firearms Safety:

 

  This is a lecture and instructor demonstration course that meets the specific requirements one needs to obtain both the Oregon and Utah concealed handgun permits. This is NO gun handling by any of the students. Subject areas include: firearms safety, firearms maintenance, home safety considerations, legal considerations (State and Federal) and use of force limitations.  Ages 20 and up.  Friday Feb. 19th from 6-9:30pm.  Cost is $55. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

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CCPRD Board Meetings

 

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CCPRD Board of Director's meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:15pm. Meetings are held at: 296 S Main Street Prineville, Or. 97754

Have an agenda item? Contact the District Office at 447.1209 or email: info@ccprd.org by the Friday before the meeting.

 

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