Pine Mountain Campground

Deschutes National Forest

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NF-2017 Bend, OR 97701 541-383-4000 Official Website

GPS: 43.7909, -120.9429

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  • Amenities

Overview of Pine Mountain Campground

Near Pine Mountain Observatory. The observatory is open Friday and Saturday evenings from May - September, when the weather is clear. $3 requested donation for the observatory.

Number of Sites 6

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 6,200 ft / 1,889 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 30 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Pine Mountain Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/5G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 6/29/2023
1 review
“But You’re Missing The Best Feature To This Campground ”

Reviewed 6/29/2023

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Overall Rating

The real advantage to this location is that it’s right next to Pine Mountain Observatory. Just like this campground it’s free. The telescopes are hosted by the University of Oregon and are usually open only on the weekends in the summer. Check their website for schedules. https://pmo.uoregon.edu/ The dusty gravel road off the highwa... more

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Verizon 5G

camper-840760 would stay here again

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2 reviews
“Great remote spot that's real hybrid between dispersed and established camping”

Reviewed 1/24/2021

Days stayed: 3
RV Length: 24' (Class C)
Overall Rating

We took an RV up here pulling a trailer of motorcycles. It's a great place for launching day rides. There's not too much else to do on top of this butte/mountain other than just admire the amazing view. I hear that on certain nights the UofO Observatory will allow walk in visitors to take a peek through the telescope (unverified, howev... more

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Matthew would stay here again

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56 reviews
“lovely spot with an observatory”

Reviewed 7/20/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating

pit toilets, fire rings, picnic tables. *maybe* 1 bar of phone service. RV's may not like the climb up the mountain, but the gravel road is wide and well maintained. RV's can use the first loop to the right or the first back-in spot to the left. Not sure if there are any suitable RV spots past the second loop (no camping in the 2nd... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon 4G

skelley would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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