Antelope Flat Reservoir Campground
Ochoco National Forest Camping Above a Reservoir
Antelope Flat Reservoir is located on the south side of the Maury Mountains, encompassed by the Ochoco National Forest and is a great getaway from the more crowded campgrounds in the state. The campground is located just above the day-use area and boat ramp, situated among large ponderosa pines. Only a few campsites provide views of the reservoir, but the walk from the campground to the water’s edge takes most people less than 10 minutes. Potable drinking water is available near the south end of the campground from a standing hand pump. While some campsites are large enough to accommodate RVs, there are no hook-ups available on site. There are three vault toilets. The fees are $8 per night for one vehicle, $3 for each additional vehicle and this campground does not accept reservations. This campground sees moderate use in the early spring and over holiday weekends; most of the time there are at least a few campsites available.
If you keep a keen eye out and a pair of binoculars on hand, large birds of prey can occasionally be seen from the day-use area nesting on the east side of the reservoir. Rainbow trout are found in the reservoir, which is popular for fishing and stocked with fingerlings in mid-May by ODFW.