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


June 8, 2016

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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, June 11 from 8am to 12pm and the cost is $60 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, June 11 from 1-5 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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ABC Tennis 3 to 6 yr

 

 

This class is for the youngster, this tennis program focuses on hand-eye-ball coordination. The drills are fun and include lots of hoops and cones, crazy balls, spider balls and beach balls for skill development and coordination.  Class will be held at the High School Tennis Courts on Mondays and Wednesdays, June 13- July 4 from 8:30 to 9:15am and the cost is $20. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

 

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Tennis: USA Junior Tournament Training

 

 

 This program is designed for intermediate to advanced players to prepare them for competition. The focus is development of skills, strategies, footwork and tournament play and there is an extra practice day per.  USTA Junior Team information is available. Classes will meet at the High School Tennis Courts, Mondays thru Thursdays, June 13- July 4 from 10:30 to noon and the cost is $38 for ages 10-14; 14-18. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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Tennis: USA Junior Team Training

 

 

 For beginner to advanced beginner.  Students will work on basic skill development by playing fun drills that enhance those skills, individual instruction, & match play. Classes will meet at the High School Tennis Courts, Mondays & Wednesdays June 13- July 4 from 9:15 to 10:30am and the cost is $32 for ages: 7-10; 10-14. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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Water Aerobics (Aquacise)

 

 

Aquacise is a low impact, water-supported exercise for developing cardiovascular fitness. Upbeat, simple, & energetic routines keep you moving. The class includes a warm-up, strengthening, toning, and stretching. Exercises can be done at individuals pace. Classes are at the CCPRD Pool Monday-Thursday, June 13-June 30 from 12:05-12:55pm or 5:30-6:20pm and the cost is $36 for ages 14 and up. Register at Crook County Parks and Recreation 296 S Main St, or online

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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Pool's Ice Cream Social & Open Swim

Friday, June 10th

 

Join us for our annual ice cream social and swim to kick off the summer pool season.  The fee gets you a wrist band allowing entry to the pool and one ice cream. Wristbands are limited and are first come, first serve. $3 Wristbands on Sale June 10 at 12:30pm in front of pool!  1 to 4:00pm (Open Swim), 2 to 4:00pm (Ice Cream Time!)

 

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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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