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Detroit Lake State Park Campground

Willamette Foothills, Oregon

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  • The visitor center and general store at Detroit Lake State Park.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • The covered picnic area at the visitor center.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • The naturalist office at Detroit Lake State Park.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake from the campground.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake from the campground.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake State Park Campground, D Loop.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Typical campsite along shoreline.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake State Park Campground, B Loop.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Typical campsite.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake State Park Campground amphitheater.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Trail along shoreline.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake State Park Campground, C Loop campsite.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Restroom and shower facilities.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Playground and basketball court in the A Loop.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Playground and basketball court in the A Loop.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake State Park Campground, B Loop.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake and Mount Jefferson (10,495') from the campground.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Vollyball court outside of F Loop.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake from the campground.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • F Loop day use marina.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • F Loop day use marina.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • G Loop boat ramp.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake from the campground.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
  • Detroit Lake from the campground.- Detroit Lake State Park Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Family friendly. Swimming area, playground, basketball and vollyball court. Day use marina and boat ramps.
Cons: 
Reservoir water levels fluctuate greatly.
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Region:
Willamette Foothills, OR
Managed by: 
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
State Park Fee
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
Yes
Current Local Weather:
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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This is the catch-all campground of campgrounds!  Whether you are relaxing on Detroit Lake’s shoreline, enjoying the views of Mount Jefferson, swimming, boating, fishing, making an extended stay with the comforts of your RV, or simply planning your next camping weekend getaway with the kids, Detroit Lake State Park Campground has something for you.

With 274 sites in total, the campground is by far the reservoir’s largest overnight spot, and the majority of the campsites offer electrical and water hook-ups.  107 of the sites are full hook-up and offer sewer connections as well.

Given that Detroit Lake is Oregon’s inland boating mecca, the Campground features a boat ramp and several docks for day use.  Overnight moorage is available for designated campers only via a special permit.  For those with kids, the park has a designated swimming area, a large playground, and even a basketball court and sand volleyball court (not just for kids of course).  The campground also features a visitor center and a general store that offers modest provisions and firewood for sale.

If you are looking for a quieter stay at Detroit Lake (one that is less populated and farther from the highway), consider Hoover, Cove Creek, and Southshore Campgrounds.

Note: Detroit Lake State Park Campground is open year-round, with first-come, first-served camping limited to the F Loop from November 1 through March 14.  Campsites F24, F25, and G30 are ADA accessible.

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