Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites

Mt. Hood + Clackamas River Area, Oregon

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Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites

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  • Backcountry campsite along the Timothy Lake Loop Trail on the way to Meditation Point.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
  • Backcountry campsite along the Timothy Lake Loop Trail on the way to Meditation Point.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
  • Backcountry campsite along the Timothy Lake Loop Trail on the way to Meditation Point.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
  • Backcountry campsite along the Timothy Lake Loop Trail on the way to Meditation Point.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
  • Backcountry campsite along the Timothy Lake Loop Trail on the way to Meditation Point.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
  • The only campsite at Meditation Point with a picnic table.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
  • View of Timothy Lake from Meditation Point.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
  • Campsite at Meditation Point.- Timothy Lake, Meditation Point Campsites
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Pros: 
Numerous backcountry campsites next to the lake.
Cons: 
One-mile hike to access the sites.
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Region:
Mt. Hood + Clackamas River Area, OR
Managed by: 
Mount Hood National Forest
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
General Day Use Fee
Preferable Season(s):
Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
No
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Located on a small peninsula on the northwest shore of Timothy Lake and just off of the Timothy Lake Loop Trail, this walk-in campground consists of four primitive campsites 1 mile from the trailhead and parking lot. There were several unofficial sites near the campground that were also popular for campers, but these have been closed. Hikers will find a few sites along the trail between Meditation Point and the parking lot, as well.

If you’d prefer not to hike into your campsite but are still interested in a quiet and serene outdoor experience, explore the lake’s North Arm Campground or the nearby Little Crater Lake and Clackamas Lake Campgrounds.  If you don’t mind a few neighbors, look at the south shore’s more established campgrounds: Pine Point CampgroundHoodview Campground, Gone Creek Campground and Oak Fork Campground.

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