3.33/5 (6 reviews)

Clear Lake Campground - Mount Hood, Oregon

There are multiple "Clear Lakes" in Oregon. This page is for Clear Lake on Mount Hood.

Campground Details

  • Campground Rating: 3.33/5 (6)
  • Number of Campsites: 28
  • Drinking Water: Yes
  • Toilets: Vaulted
  • Camphost on Site: Yes
  • Fires Allowed: Yes
  • Cell Service: No
  • Season: June - End of September
  • Nearest Store (Miles): 5
  • GPS: 45.17945,-121.69675
  • Elevation: 3,600 ft.
  • Showers: No
  • Firewood for Sale: Unknown

Clear Lake Campground Description

Clear Lake Campground at Mount Hood is located roughly 10 miles east of Government Camp and is a popular day use and overnight camping destination.  The campground rests on the eastern shores of Clear Lake and is in a classic loop format.  Some of the campsites are on the edge of the lake while others are separated by the loop.  If you are looking for privacy some of the sites will meet your needs however a majority of this campground is fairly open with little seclusion.

Clear Lake is a dammed lake that allows boaters, anglers and general recreation.

Clear Lake Campground Map


Weather for Clear Lake Campground

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1 year ago

I agree with the comments about the hosts. Awful and rude.

1 year ago

I agree with the comment below – the park and camp hosts are very unpleasant to both the campers and those using the recreation area of the lake. While trying to find an owner of a vehicle that did not pay, the host said we were all liars and his wife yelled and rolled her eyes during camping interactions. The man is just a curmudgeon and his wife is plain nasty. Perhaps the volunteer camp/park host gig isn’t something they should continue. Otherwise, wonderful lake and campground.

Eddie Williams
Eddie Williams
1 year ago

I’ve been going to this lake for some time. Every year! Even hiked in snow covered area just to see it and clear out some rubbish.
This year, however, the lake is managed by some very rude people.
I’ll return when these two are gone. Actually, I’ll be there, but not where they can find…..
Before they even spoke or asked any questions, I could hear the assumptions and nasty talk between them, as they rolled up in the cart.
Just nasty ….mean people.

1 year ago
Reply to  Eddie Williams

Was it the park host? How r the mosquitoes we are thinking about going this weekend