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Salem Recreation Sites Oregon/Washington BLM

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Salem Recreation Sites

Complete Rec Facilities Chart (PDF)

Camping Sites
Site Name Elevation (Feet) Open Fees # of Units Features Location
Fishermen's Bend 750 April 16 – Sep. 6 $22.00/pull-thrus
$12.00/back-ins
$5.00/vehicles over 2
40(AA) Picnic Units, Restrooms, Showers, Drinking Water, Fishing, Boating On Hwy 22, 32 miles SE of Salem (west of Mill City)
Cabins at Fishermen's Bend 750 April 16 – Sep. 6 $40.00 2 Restrooms, Showers, Drinking Water, Fishing, Boating On Hwy 22, 32 miles SE of Salem (west of Mill City)
Reservable campsites at Fishermen's Bend 750 May 7 – Sep. 6 $22.00 12 Restrooms, Showers, Drinking Water, Fishing, Boating, Shower On Hwy 22, 32 miles SE of Salem (west of Mill City)
Elkhorn Valley 1200 May 14 – Sep. 20 $10.00/site
Extra vehicles 5.00 ea.
24 Picnic Units, Restrooms, Drinking Water, Fishing, Boating, Hiking Trails Off Hwy 22, 34 miles SE of Salem, left on Elkhorn Road
Yellowbottom 1500 May 14 – Sep. 20 $8.00/site
Extra vehicles 5.00 ea.
20 Picnic Units, Restrooms, Drinking Water, Fishing, Boating, Hiking Trails, Recreational Mining Off US 20, 57 miles SE of Albany on BLM Quartzville Road (east of Sweet Home)
Marys Peak
(USFS)
May 21 - Nov. 1 $5.00/site 6 Restrooms, Hiking Trails (Pass Required) Off US 34, 20 miles SW of Corvallis
Alsea Falls 800 May 14 – Nov. 1 $10.00/site
Extra vehicles 5.00 ea.
16 Picnic Units (21), Restrooms, Drinking Water, Fishing, Swimming, Hiking Trails Off 99W, 27 miles SW of Corvallis
Alder Glen 800 May 1 - Nov. 30 $10.00/site
Extra vehicles 5.00 ea.
11 Restrooms, Drinking Water, Fishing, Swimming Off St. Rt. 47, 26 miles NW of McMinnville on Nestucca Road
Dovre 1500 May 1 - Sep. 30 $10.00/site
Extra vehicles 5.00 ea.
10 Group Shelter, Restrooms, Drinking Water, Swimming Off St. Rt. 47, 17 miles NW of McMinnville on Nestucca Road
Elk Bend 1000 year round free 5 Restrooms, Drinking Water, Swimming Off St. Rt. 47, 22 miles NW of McMinnville on Nestucca Road
Fan Creek 1200 May 1 - Sep. 30 $10.00/site
Extra vehicles 5.00 ea.
11 Restrooms, Drinking Water, Swimming Off St. Rt 47, 19 miles NW of McMinnville on Nestucca Road
Rocky Bend (USFS) 700 year round free 6 Restrooms, Fishing, Swimming Off St. Rt 47, 28 miles NW of McMinnville on Nestucca Road

All individual camping units are first-come, first-serve (no reservations) with the exception of 12 reservable sites on the River Loop at Fishermen's Bend. All reservations can be reserved through the National Reservation System by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 or visiting www.ReserveUSA.com.

Recreation Sites
Site Name Elevation (Feet) Open Fees # of Picnic Units Features Location
Yaquina Head Interpretive Center and Lighthouse 100 year round $7.00 per car
Walk-in, Bike-in, and Passport holders get in free.
Restrooms, Drinking Water, Hiking Trails On US 101, 3 miles north of Newport
Wildwood 1200 May 17 - Sept. 30
Salmon Shelter: 6/1-9/3
$3.00 parking fee 62 Restrooms, Drinking Water, Hiking Trails, Swimming, Fishing, Handicapped Accessible On US 26, 39 miles SE of Portland
Fishermen's Bend 750 April 16 - Sep. 6 6 Restrooms, Showers, Drinking Water, Hiking Trails, Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Handicapped Accessible On Hwy 22, 32 miles SE of Salem (west of Mill City)
Dogwood 1100 year round 5 Restrooms, Showers, Fishing, Recreational Mining, Handicapped Accessible Off US 20, 51 mi. SE of Albany on BLM Quartzville Rd
Canyon Creek 900 May 18 - Sept. 24 none 15 Restrooms, Drinking Water, Swimming, Fishing, Recreational Mining, Handicapped Accessible Off St. Rt. 22, 34 miles SE of Salem on Elkhorn Road
Mill Creek 150 year round none 11 Restrooms, Swimming Off St. Rt. 22, 12 miles SE of Willamina
Missouri Bend 250 year round none 11 Restrooms, Swimming Off St. Rt. 22, 12 miles SE of Willamina

Salmon River Shelter can be reserved Oct-May for educational school groups by calling the Salem District Office at 503-375-5646.