Perry South Campground

Perry South Campground

The Perry South Campground location is in Estacada, Oregon
97023. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Perry South Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Pge Parks And Recreation Dept.
33831 E Faraday Rd

Phone number


Campground information Estacada, Oregon


Located in the high desert region of central Oregon, Perry South Campground sits on the shores of Lake Billy Chinook in Deschutes National Forest.

It is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the area’s scenic beauty and year-round recreational activities.


Fishing and motorized boating top the list of recreational activities for visitors. Hikers should be sure to check out nearby Balancing Rocks Overlook, just west of Perry South Campground.

Water enthusiasts of all types will enjoy the opportunities available. Motorized and non-motorized boats share the vicinity with swimmers and water skiers braving the cold, clear waters of Lake Billy Chinook. The Day Use is a fee area; daily passes are $5. PGE also honors the NW Forest Pass and the America the Beautiful Passes. Boat slips are free—visit the Park Host to reserve one.


Picnic areas and scenic overlooks, along with the conveniences of firewood, drinking water and vault toilets, give visitors the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in a comfortable camping environment.

The campground has a boat ramp, and dock space is available for tie up on two docks on a first come-first served basis.

Natural Features

Lake Billy Chinook is the highlight of the area. The lake, created by Round Butte Dam, fills the canyons of the Crooked, Metolius and Deschutes Rivers.

Within these three large arms is 72 miles of shoreline, supporting fish habitats for bass, trout, salmon, whitefish, suckers, minnows and dace.

Rugged hills and a diverse evergreen forest surround the lake, providing homes for mammals such as mule deer, coyote, black-tailed jackrabbit and cougars.


Between 05/27/2022 and 09/10/2022 this location is staffed. Please call (541) 325-5292 to speak with local staff. From 09/11/2022 to 05/26/2023 this location is unstaffed. Please call (503) 464-8515 for general information.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors may want to explore the Tam-a-lau Trail, a scenic hike that starts on a peninsula at the confluence of the Crooked River and the Deschutes River in Cove Palisades State Park.

Under the designation of a Wild and Scenic River, nearby Metolius River is nestled in a forested valley west of Mt. Jefferson. Its clear, cold and constant waters support flyfishing and whitewater boating.

Lava Lands Visitor Center in nearby Bend, Oregon, offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the diverse landscape and history of the area through interpretive programs and exhibits.

Charges & Cancellations

A service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see the Recreation.Gov, Rules & Reservation Policies.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pge Parks And Recreation Dept. Estacada, OR

How do I make a reservation with Perry South Campground?

To make reservations at Perry South Campground, you can call the office at 503-464-8515.

Payment in-full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A non-refundable online reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Where is Perry South Campground located?

The Perry South Campground is located at Pge Parks And Recreation Dept. 33831 E Faraday Rd in Estacada,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Perry South Campground have tent or RV camping?

Perry South Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 503-464-8515 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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