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Steens Mountain Fish Lake

Steens Mountain Fish Lake

The campground has drinking water and sanitation facilities for 20 family camps. Fish Lake is a result of water ponded behind a dam of earth and rocks deposited at the lower end of a glacier. Trout fishing during the summer season is usually good, and wildflowers are abundant. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout. No boat motors are allowed. There is a boat ramp and fishing dock, four vault toilets and a picnic site.  

Located about 17 miles from Frenchglen on the North Steens Loop Road, the campground is at an altitude of 7,400 feet. Fees are required for the 23 campsites. The camp usually opens in late June or July, depending on the snow levels.


  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Vault Toilets

Contact Info

17 miles East of Frenchglen
Frenchglen, OR