Oregon State Parks: Sisters State Park

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Sisters State Park

Sisters Creekside Campground, just 21 miles northwest of Bend, is a popular camping destination for nature lovers who wants to explore the beauty of Central Oregon. Read More

  • Located in Sisters, Oregon, just 21 miles northwest of Bend on Highway 20.
  • A great campground for outdoor enthusiasts who want to explore Central Oregon.
  • Endless miles of scenic trails for hiking and mountain biking.
  • Fly fishing is a popular activity in the area, with several great fishing spots near Sisters.

Overview

Sisters Creekside Campground is located in the beautiful Cascade Mountain community of Sisters in Central Oregon. The park sits on the banks of Whychus Creek and has 60 campsites. This is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts who come to the area to hike, bike, fish, raft, ski, or climb one of the many mountain peaks in the area.

Location & Information

Sisters Creekside Campground is 21 miles northwest of Bend on Highway 20. It is open from April 15 until November 1.

Contact Information: Sisters Public Works Department, 520 E. Cascade Avenue, Sisters, OR 97759. Phone: 541-323-5220. Visit the website here.

Activities

  • Hiking – There are endless miles of hiking trails near Sisters. A favorite trail system on the edge of town includes the 5.5 mile Eagle Rock Loop and the 16 mile Peterson Ridge Loop.
  • Mountain Biking – This part of Central Oregon attracts many mountain bikers. There are a variety of trails that range from easy to difficult.
  • Fly Fishing – Avid anglers flock to this part of Oregon to fly fish. Some of the best fly fishing places not far from Sisters include the Metolius River, Lost Lake, Suttle Lake, and Three Creek Lake.
  • Camping - There are 60 campsites within the park, and each one has a picnic table and fire pit. There are shower facilities and restrooms as well. Downtown Sisters is within walking distance.

Fun Facts

  • The park was formerly known as Sisters State Park. It is now a municipal park operated by the city of Sisters.
  • Eight million people come to the Deschutes National Forest every year to engage in a variety of recreational activities.
  • Whychus Creek used to be called Squaw Creek. Many maps and sites still refer to it by its former name.

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