Fishermen's Bend Recreation Site is closed. The Bureau of Land Management has confirmed that Fishermen’s Bend was heavily damaged by wildfire. For additional fire closures and restrictions within the Northwest Oregon District, visit https://www.blm.gov/programs/public-safety-and-fire/fire-and-aviation/regional-info/oregon-washington/fire-restrictions.
The Bureau of Land Management has confirmed that Fishermen’s Bend, Canyon Creek, and Elkhorn Valley Recreation Sites were heavily damaged by wildfire. These recreation sites are closed to all access until further notice. Thank you for understanding.
Update September 10, 2020: The Bureau of Land Management has confirmed that Fishermen’s Bend Campground was heavily damaged by wildfire and will be closed until further notice. Reservation holders with existing reservations will be refunded in full. For more information, please visit the Bureau of Land Management website: https://www.blm.gov/visit/fishermens-bend .
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.
Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.
Visit https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies for more 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
For campground inquiries, please call: 503-897-2406
Fishermen's Bend is located 29 miles east of Salem on Hwy 22, and 1.5 miles west of Mill City.