Fishermens Bend

Fishermen'S Bend Recreation Area

Fishermen's Bend Recreation Site has limited day use open. No camping or dump station is available. 

$5 passenger vehicle (up to 9), $10 non-commercial vans (10-19 passengers), $20 non-commercial bus (over 19 passengers), $30 Northwest Oregon District Annual Day Pass for passengers vehicles only, America the Beautiful Interagency Passes and Golden passes are also acceptable for day-use fees

Cottonwoods Shelter rental $110 per day, does not include vehicle day-use fees

porta potties, picnic sites with picnic table, parking, and barbecue grill, hiking trails, boat ramp, camp host, fishing overlook

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Natural Features


Nearby Attractions

North Santiam State Park is next door, with more great water and hiking opportunities.

Scenic John Neal Memorial County Park is less than 15 minutes away.

Silver Falls State Park is 45 minutes from Fishermen's Bend, with 10 majestic waterfalls, ranging from the grand 177' South Falls, to the delicate 27' Drake Falls.


Day use only until further notice. Expanded opened area includes River Loop only.

Changes & Cancellations

Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.

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Contact Information


Fishermen's Bend Recreation Site PO BOX 785 MILL CITY OR 97360


Fishermen's Bend Recreation Site 27300 N. Santiam Hwy Mill City OR 97360

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 503-897-2406

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Fishermen's Bend is located 29 miles east of Salem on Hwy 22, and 1.5 miles west of Mill City.

Available Campsites

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