Open Year-round
No
Reservations possible?
No
RV Hookups
No
Potable water
Yes
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North Santiam State Recreation Area is a lovely, small state park located on the North Santiam River. The park provides easy river access for fishing and boating, as well as 2.4 miles of hiking trails. There is also a large day-use area with picnic tables and a reservable shelter.

Camping at North Santiam Campground is available by boat-in or hike-in access only, although it’s a very short stroll from the parking lot to the campsites. All of the tent sites have a picnic table and fire ring. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no reservations. Please note that, while the state park is open year round, camping at North Santiam Campground is only allowed May 1 to September 30. In addition to easy river access for boating and fishing, nearby Detroit Lake and the Central Cascades offer additional recreational opportunities.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Summer

Congestion

Rarely full

Parking Pass

Campsite fee

Open from

May 01 to September 30

Price per night (basic site)

10.00 $ (8.40 €)

Pros

Inexpensive sites. Close to river.

Cons

Tent camping only. No reservations.

Pets allowed

Allowed

Managed by

Oregon State Parks

Features

Firewood for sale
Boat ramp(s)
Fishing
Family friendly
Flushing toilets
Picnic tables
Near lake or river
Covered picnic areas
Potable water

Access

Boat in

Total number of sites

13

Recommended Campsites Without Photos

6

Location

Field Guide

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