Cow Lakes Recreation Area


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

From Jordan Valley, go 5 miles south on US 95, then about 14 miles on Danner Loop Road

Campground Details

Open: year round
Number of Sites: 10

10 campsites with a boat ramp and picnicking. Boating and fishing in the Cow Lakes or hiking in the adjacent Jordan crater, a 4000-year old caldera filled with fascinating formations such as lava tubes, kipukas, cones, domes, sinks, cracks, and trenches. Biking and off-road use permitted unless posted otherwise. The Coffeepot Crater, which was the source of the flow, is at the north end of the lava field.

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Seen better times

This is a quiet spot but the campground is very run down - broken fire pits, lots of cow poop, boat ramp is broken beyond being used. Restrooms are clean though. I'd stop here again for a quick overnighter, but wouldn't go out of my way to visit Cow Lakes as a destination.
Sep 20, 2009

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