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South Shore Campground is located along Suttle Lake, shaded by Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine. One section of the camp sits on the shoreline, while the other is nestled on a hillside.
Most sites have lake views. The 3,400-foot elevation and the lake breezes make South Shore Campground a comfortable summertime destination.
Nestled along the Cascade Mountains, the Deschutes National Forest is one of the most popular recreation forests in the Pacific Northwest. It offers a variety of landscapes, from fields of sagebrush and hay to old-growth forests and glacier-carved volcanic peaks.
Suttle Lake is a natural lake formed by glaciers. It has a forested shoreline and offers views of nearby Mt. Washington.
There is a boat launch available at this camp. Popular activities include power and non-motorized boating, sailing, water skiing and wind surfing.
Anglers can fish for rainbow trout, kokanee salmon and brown trout, and there is a fish cleaning station on-site. Hikers and mountain bikers have access tothe 3.2-mile Suttle Lake Shoreline Trail.
Each site has a gravel parking spur, picnic table and campfire ring. Dump stations are dispersed through the campground.
Drinking water and vault toilets are provided.
The town of Sisters is about 15 miles away, offering shopping and restaurants.