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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Recreation

Old Miner's Meadow Group Area

Salem District  |  OR

Season Dates:  Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day

Fees:  Reservations only. Overnight fees $40-$50.

Old Miner's Meadow is an approximately 2-acre fenced group campsite located at mile 26 of the Quartzville Backcountry Byway northeast of Sweet Home in an open meadow adjacent to Quartzville Creek Wild and Scenic River. Site amenities include one large group campsite, picnic tables, individual fire pits, a group fire ring and grill, garbage service, vault toilets, and horseshoe pits. The toilets for the site are available to campers on private land just outside the site fence boundary.

Old Miner's Meadow is open from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day in September by reservation only. Reservations are made through the National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS), via the online portal: www.recreation.gov, calling NRRS (1-877-444-6777).

For recreation site information call 503-897-2406. Email: BLM_OR_SA_Fishermens_Bend@blm.gov

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Activities:

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Facilities:

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Directions:

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. Old Miner's Meadow is located on the right side of the road approximately 25 miles up Quartzville Road about one mile past Yellowbottom Recreation Site.

Contact Information

1717 Fabry Rd. SE
Salem, OR 97306
503-375-5646

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