Sunset Beach (Elk Lake)

Sunset Beach is opposite Elk Lake Resort, on the other side of the lake and is a small beach area surrounded by ponderosa’s and forest.

It’s perfect for a small shoot needing a forest and lake setting.

DNF Permit required (please allow 21-30 days).

Some parking. Paved roads.

Roads to Sunset Beach may be closed by ODOT during the winter due to snow.

 

 

 

 

Dog not included!  : )

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Shevlin Park: Forest views, February

Whenever someone asks us for locations with trees, I laugh a little inside as we have millions of trees, of varying kinds (ponderosas, junipers, aspens and lodgepole pine).  Ponderosas are gorgeous and create really stunning locations due to the striations in their bark.  These images were taken between 2-4pm in mid-February, in Shevlin Park.  There is a road that can be utilized by film crew towards the southern side of the park with a Forest service restroom, and a large parking area.  Permits are required through Bend Park and Rec, at least 30 days in advance.

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Crescent Lake and Campground

Crescent Lake is a natural lake on the eastern side of the Cascade Range in the northwest corner of Klamath County, not far from the town of LaPine in Central Oregon. 
 
There is a  campground located on a small hill overlooking Crescent Lake. Yurts are available year around and could be used for a small production office (Note: no electricity and only a small fire place). Crescent Lake Resort is just across the dam from the campground and offers a number of services including food, camping, fishing supplies, and boat rentals for shoots.
 
Located of Hwy 58, and Forest Road 60.
 
Area7.105 mi²
Average depth124 ft (38 m)
Max. depth265 ft (81 m)
Shore length112.4 mi (20.0 km)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Big Summit Prairie

Located in the heart of the Ochoco Mountains, approximately 30 minutes from Prineville (accommodation and services). Privately owned, the Prairie is surrounded by U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management land and is easily accessible from Prineville (thirty miles to the west) and U.S. 26 (ten miles to the northwest). According to historian Steve Lent, Big Summit Prairie received its name because of its size, which is larger than Little Summit Prairie, a smaller area twelve miles to the east. Both areas are at the summit of the Ochoco Mountains.

Big Summit Prairie is a five-by-seven-mile basin at an elevation of 4,500 feet, and is described by Stuart G. Garrett as an “unexpected meadow island in the dramatic old growth ponderosa pine forests.” Geologically, the basin was formed when soft tuff, or volcanic ash (underlain by the John Day Formation), was eroded away from the surrounding basalt.

A perfect spot for any cowboy or western productions, with vast open fields surrounded by ponderosa’s and pine.  Cattle on land, and wild horses.

Particularly stunning during Fall when the Tamarack’s change color.

Permits via private owner and BLM, Prineville.

 

 

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Jasper Point State Park

The road to Jasper Point State Park is perfect for a car commercial as it winds along the Prineville Reservoir, on one side, and along stunning rock formations at the other.  When arriving at Jasper Point State Park, there are recreational activities that include swimming, boating, hiking, wildlife viewing, and spectacular scenery. For anglers or fly fishing shoots,  Prineville Reservoir offers a variety of species, including rainbow trout, small and large mouth bass, crappie, and catfish. Crayfish are also plentiful in the lake. 
Jasper point has rustic cabins available for staff accommodation or production offices, and 26 RV sites with electric and water which include 2 ADA equipped sites. An ADA accessible restroom/shower facility is available at Jasper Point. Jasper Point has a boat launch in the day use area.  Prineville Reservoir State Park is located 3 miles to the west.
Jasper point has a RV dump station. Additional ADA campsites and an accessible restroom/shower facility are available at Prineville Reservoir State park 3 miles to the west.

Permits are required from Oregon State Parks. 21 day notice is required. 

 

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