Blue Bay Campground
Lakefront Camping Near Sisters
Blue Bay Campground is situated in a diverse forest of pine and fir on the south shore of Suttle Lake in Deschutes National Forest. Its proximity to high alpine lakes, lush forests and towering peaks in nearby wilderness areas make it a popular destination for individual and group camping excursions. Area activities include hiking, fishing, and motorized boating in the summer months, as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. For fishing, boats are most commonly used on Suttle Lake. Float tubes are adequate, and wading is possible in some areas. A few areas are fishable from shore. The lake sustains an excellent population of naturally reproducing kokanee, brown trout, whitefish, and crayfish. Blue Bay Campground offers standard sites that accommodate both tents and RVs, but no hookups are available. Nightly rates run between $18-$34 per site, plus $9 for each additional vehicle per site. Picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water. The campground has a shallow boat ramp area, and most campsites have easy access to the waterfront. Motorized and non-motorized boats are allowed on Suttle Lake.