Eugene District | OR
Season Dates: 5/24 - 10/01
Fees: $3 per day or $15 per season. Fees in effect from 6/10 - 9/21.
DURING THE 2013 SEASON, SHOTGUN CREEK WILL BE OPEN WEEKENDS, FROM NOON ON FRIDAYS TO NOON ON MONDAYS. THE SITE WILL OTHERWISE BE CLOSED ON WEEKDAYS.If you, your family, or even a large group of friends would like to picnic in one of the region's premier facilities, Shotgun Creek Recreation Site is it. Located about 25 miles north of Springfield in the foothills of the Western Cascades, the site features swimming, ball fields, a volleyball court and a playground. A 6-mile hiking network with an accessible segment and desirable viewing spots overlooking the creek make any day a full outing. The group shelters are day-use and available by reservation only. Call the Eugene District BLM office to make a reservation. The following fees are in place for the shelters: 1 - 50 people: $85 51 - 150 people: $150 151 - 300 people: $300 Both Shelters: $500
From I-105 in Springfield take the 42nd Street exit and turn left. Turn right onto Marcola Road and follow Marcola Road for about 13 miles. Turn left on Shotgun Creek Road and follow Shotgun Creek Road for about 1.5 miles. The recreation site will be on the right.