Yellowbottom Recreation Site
Salem District | OR
Season Dates: May 22 - September 7
Fees: Camping fees $12 a night. Extra vehicles $5 a night.
All of Salem District, east of Interstate 5 is closed to all open flames, fires and briquettes until further notice. Only propane cooking stoves are allowed. You may receive a citation for failure to comply with this fire closure. Check back regularly for updates posted to this website.
Yellowbottom offers 22 first come-first served tent sites in an old growth forest along the beautiful Quartzville Creek. The campground is located at milepost 24 of the Quartzville Back Country Byway, northeast of Sweet Home and upstream of Green Peter Reservoir.
The 13 acre campground was developed in 1964. The site offers a camp host, a solar water system that provides potable water, river access, hiking trails, vault toilets, garbage service, and a day-use area with 5 picnic sites. For information about Yellowbottom or the Quartzville call 503-897-2406. Email: BLM_OR_SA_Fishermens_Bend@blm.gov
From Sweet Home Oregon, head east on U.S. Highway 20 and approximately one mile out of town turn left on the Quartzville Access Road heading towards Green Peter Reservoir and Quartzville Creek. Yellowbottom is located on the left side of the road approximately 24 miles up Quartzville Road.