Campgrounds and RV Parks

Breitenbush Campground

Breitenbush Campground offers multiple camping opportunities along the Breitenbush River with easy fishing access and several hiking trails nearby.
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Champoeg State Heritage Area

Full hookups, electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, hiker/biker camp, group picnic areas, visitors center, historical attractions, meeting hall, amphitheater, hiking/biking trails and disc golf.
7679 Champoeg Rd. NE
Saint Paul, OR 97137
503-678-1251 or 800-452-5687(camping reservations)

Cleator Bend Campground

A small campground with nine individual sites of varying size and character, and the campground can only be reserved in its entirety. Each site has a fire ring, a picnic table, and a flat spot for a tent. Swimming holes for adventurous types. This is the put-in for the Class IV whitewater section of the Breitenbush. Besides kayaking, there are numerous hiking trails and good fishing in the area.
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Cove Creek Campground

Cove Creek Campground is the largest and most recent National Forest Campground on Detroit Lake. With 60 campsites, flush toilets and showers, an adjacent group site, and a popular boat ramp, it is the perfect spot for anyone wanting to "get away". The Stahlman Point Trail is located 1/4 mile from entrance road and offers some great views of Detroit Lake and Mount Jefferson.
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area

Full hookups, electrical, tent sites, visitor center, two mooring docks, fishing dock, wildlife viewing area, two playgrounds, two designated swimming areas and an ADA fishing dock.
44000 N Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3346 or
800-452-5687 (camping reservations)
www.oregonstateparks.org

Elk Lake

Elk Lake Campground, located adjacent to the Bull of the Woods and Opal Creek Wildernesses, is full of beauty in the summer.CAUTION: FS Road 4697 is not maintained for the last 4 miles into Elk Lake. Access by low-clearance vehicles and trailers not recommended as the road is rough and rocky.
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Hee Hee Illahee RV Resort

Good Sam 9.5/10*/10 Preferred Park. Full hookups. Water, sewer, electrical, cable, ethernet & free Wi-Fi. Big rigs welcome. Conveniently located right off I-5.
4751 Astoria St. NE
Salem, OR 97305
503-463-6641 or 877-564-7295

22 site campground, features an old-growth forest along the Breitenbush River. Most campsites offer sweeping views of the river. Wading and fishing are popular activities in the Breitenbush River. 
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Independence Bicycle Boater Campground

Located at Independence's Riverview Park for travelers on the Willamette River Water Trail and the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway. This basic camping area has five sites, picnic tables, bike rack, water tap and bike repair station. WiFi is available through camp host during summer months. A camp site costs $10 per night.

Keizer Rapids Park ~ Big Toy Build

Disc golf, Big TOY playground, outdoor amphitheater with reserved seating for 400, sand volleyball court, disc golf, two dog parks, fishing, cycling, boat ramp on Willamette River, river access camping.
930 Chemawa Rd. NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-856-3441

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Natural Rock Arch

An impressive geologic formation that stands 50 feet tall and 40 feet wide. After hiking the steep 1/2 mile trail, you stand under the huge arch and can almost feel the weight of the rock hanging above. Explore around the base of the arch to discover numerous small caves in the fractured rock. 
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Phoenix RV Park

Top rated, centrally located, Good Sam top 300 in USA, free Wi-Fi, free shuttle to Spirit Mountain Casino, big rigs, large groups, great rates, 5W Woodall's rated.Centrally located destination resort with shuttle to Spirit Mountain Casino, 75 capacity meeting room for guests, big rigs, rally groups discounts, free Wi-Fi, clean laundry and beautifully landscaped.
4130 Silverton Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97305
503-581-2497 or 800-237-2497

Piety Island Campground

Located on Detroit Lake with easy boat-in access from the northeast side of the island. All of the campsites offer great views of Detroit Lake. Come watch the 4th of July fireworks display each year, or take a short but challenging hike to the top of Piety Knob.  
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center

Short-term RV camping available year-round, except prior to and during the Polk County Annual Fair, held in August. Tent camping is open to the public during the summer season and is closed from October 1st through June 6th (weather depending). Reservations recommended. 
Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center
520 S. Pacific Hwy W
Rickreall, OR 97371
503-623-3048

Salem Premiere RV Resort

4700 Salem-Dallas Hwy NW
Salem, OR 97304
503-364-7714 or 877-364-9990

River Mountain RV Park

Nestled in the forest on the North Fork of the Santiam River, River Mountain RV Park is a perfect retreat  to enjoy, hiking, fishing, boating, or just simple peace and quiet. Detroit Lake is 3 miles away for water fun, snow parks & Hoo-Doo Ski Bowl within a 30 minute drive.
577 Mountain Ave. SE 
PO Box 356
Idanha, OR 87350
503-854-3275

Riverside Campground

Quiet campsites and close access to numerous trailheads nearby offer great recreation opportunities. Located near Marion Forks, Oregon, you can visit the Fish Hatchery, enjoy a meal at the Marion Fork Restaurant, or just hang around camp and enjoy the scenery.
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Santiam Flats Campground

Santiam Flats Campground is located at the confluence of the North Santiam River and Detroit Lake. With the addition of designated campsites, drinking water, and restrooms, Santiam Flats has regained popularity and become a great place for families to enjoy themselves for a weekend away.
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3366

Silver Falls State Park

Electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, waterfalls, group tent areas, group RV areas, youth camp, horse camp, canyon hiking trails, bike paths and a historic lodge.
20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
Sublimity, OR 97385
503-873-8681 or
800-452-5687 (camping reservations)

State Park Information

Oregon Parks & Recreation Dept.
725 Summer St. NE, Ste. C
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-0707
Resv. only: 800-452-5687
Info only: 800-551-6949

Willamette Mission State Park

Group RV/tent horse camping, bike and equestrian trails, historic sites, nation's largest Black Cottonwood Tree, and spacious group picnic areas.
10991 Wheatland Rd. NE
Gervais, OR 97026
800-551-6949