|Camp - OR - Sheep Bridge - Perseids||No duration||Annual Sheep Bridge campout will be Wednesday Aug. 8 - until Sunday Aug. 12. Anyone that would like to come prior to the weekend, please do, as we try and capture as much of the campground as possible. Approximately half of the sites within the 23 site campground are reservable; however, few of the sites have been reserved as of July 21st.
Campout coordinator is Jerry Offer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Sheep Bridge Campground at the Wickiup Reservoir, Deschutes National Forest. Approximately 16 miles west of La Pine, Oregon. From La Pine,turn west on Forest Service Road 43 and continue for 11 miles. Continue left onto Forest Road 42 for 5 miles,. Turn south on road 4260 to campground. Watch for signs.
Latitude N 43*73.444
Longitude W 121*78889.054
The 2018 Perseid meteor shower is forecast to peak around August 13 so it should be pretty good during our campout.
Bring your canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, and fishing poles. Additional boating and swimming opportunities are available at nearby lakes and on the Upper Deschutes River nearby.
This is a US Forest Service campground, run by Hoodoo. Camping fee is $12 a night, half off with senior pass, and we can double up to help cut costs. Water is available at the campsite. Bring firewood if there is not a fire ban.