Crane Prairie Campground

Deschutes National Forest

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Gales Landing Road Bend, OR 97701 541-383-4000 541-383-5300 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 43.7972, -121.7587

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Overview of Crane Prairie Campground

Number of Sites 140

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April-Oct.

Elevation 4,429 ft / 1,349 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 30 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Crane Prairie Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/19/2019
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/27/2020
Kasey
TX 32' Thor Motor Coach Freedom Traveler
18 reviews
“Perfect summer spot w/ water access”

Reviewed 6/27/2020

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 78 Blur
Overall Rating

The nightly rate here includes an $8 online reservation fee and about $5 for another fee. We loved our site, 78, because it had plenty of tall trees and was feet away from the water. The water was nice and warm for swimming in late June. There were lots of people fishing, kayaking, and just floating. We went out on the raft and just lo... more

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AT&T 4G/LTE

Kasey would stay here again

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“Big, busy campground with a friendly vibe”

Reviewed 8/19/2019

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: 18, 76
Overall Rating

Another great National Forest campground. Crane Prairie CG is one of the largest NF campgrounds in the Cascade Lakes area near Bend and it gets lots of use on summer weekends. Apparently the days of arriving on a Friday and having the CG to yourself, as the reviewer reported in 2016, are long gone. The CG was not at capacity over the w... more

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Verizon 4G/LTE

LoveLifeOnTheRoad would stay here again

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Mike and Holly
Bend, OR 24' Creekside 20FQ Ford F150 3.5L Ecoboost
34 reviews
“Many campsites, but few campers”

Reviewed 8/31/2015

Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 105
Overall Rating

This is a National Forest Service campground on Crane Prairie Reservoir. Crane Prairie is a large campground with 5 loops and 140 sites. We camped in the blue loop at site 105. We were here on Friday, August 28 through Sunday, August 30 and the campground was mostly empty. We had no neighbors in the blue loop and this is the loop by th... more

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Mike and Holly would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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