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Fishermens Bend Campground (Oregon)

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27300 N. Santiam Hwy
Mill City, Oregon 97360
503 897-2406
44.7575, -122.51028
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Fishermens Bend Campground includes 170 acres along the North Santiam River among a forest of Douglas fir, hemlock and cedar trees. With 63 campsites, there are 2 cabins, 6 group, and a few tent campsites. There are two loops in the campground (C and R) and we have photos of the ‘C’ loop.

Most of the campsites have electric hookups. In addition, each campsite includes a table, fire ring, and grill. The campground has drinking water, flush toilets, showers, RV dump station, campfire center, recreation fields, playground, an a visitor center.   There’s also an amphitheater, boat ramp, picnic/day-use area, basketball and volleyball courts, horseshoe pit, group camping and firewood for sale.

Outdoor activities include: fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, biking, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

Silver Falls State Park is another nice option for camping. The Park is about 45 minutes away and has 10 waterfalls ranging in height from the 27 foot Drake Falls to the 177 foot South Falls.

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Fishermens Bend Comments & Reviews

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8 Replies to “Fishermens Bend”

  1. John Monohan says:

    Request hook up how much per day is by #39 available on 20 th day ?

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi John,

      You can check availability and make a reservation on Reserve America by clicking HERE

  2. Brandy Proppe says:

    I just received a phone call from Fisherman’s Bend regarding the reservation we placed nearly a year ago 8/22/16 for 8/20-22/17… The lady made it sound like she wanted us to cancel our reservation.

    Because there is a gate to control entry, she also said nobody allowed in before 2pm or after 10pm but the traffic will be horrible. Okay, I get that.
    She said to not be surprised if cell service and power go down.
    Making quite an effort to discourage reservation holders but no effort to work with them. Have you never been fully booked before? Not able to set an extra person up at the gate to turn around non-reservation holders? Not able to hold reservations for people who have them, who might not make it on time the first night? Not able to hold reservations for people who have cell service go down on them and are unable to call in? Come on… I know you would have loved to have me cancel so that you could resell my cabin at $$$$.

    Just to reiterate, we are coming and do not cancel on us.

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Brandy, That’s too bad about your recent experience with Fisherman’s Bend. Just wanted to let you know though that CampsitePhotos.com is not affiliated with any of the campgrounds listed on our site. We provide the campsite photos, reservation link and a little more info about the campground/area.

  3. Yeteve Kenna says:

    I love that you have pictures of camp sites. It makes it so much easier when reserving a spot at a campground that I might not have been at, before. Would be nice if there were photos posted of the Group Sites at the campgrounds. I can’t ever find any pictures for them and those are the sites that we are interested in. It’s just a thought.

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Yeteve, Thanks for the kinds comments! And good idea about getting photos of the group campsites. We have some – at a few of the campgrounds, but need to start photographing all group campsites.

      1. Yeoh says:

        Just a note that Fishermen’s Bend has two loops, the River Loop (R) and the Camp Loop (C). All of your photos are of the Camp Loop and should be designated as C01, C02, C03, etc. It doesn’t appear you have any photos of the River Loop (R01, R02, R03, etc.) Otherwise, anyone wanting to see a photo of R04 will be vastly disappointed in the photo they see in C04 (R04 is much nicer). The main difference between the loops is that the River loop has Electric and Sewer, but no water (although you can fill up your tanks at the check-in station).

      2. Camp Ranger says:

        Hi Yeah,
        Thanks so much for pointing that out. We made a note of it – that we have campsites of the ‘C’ loop at Fishermens Bend campground. And we will rename each photo with a ‘C’.

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Directions:

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

Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Campfire Center
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Pavilion
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Sports Fields
  • Visitor Center
  • Wood
Activities
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • River
  • Sports Field
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Sports
Regions
  • Pacific Northwest
  • River
Campsite Types
  • Cabin
  • Group
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Best Campsites:

3, 4, 9, 11, 17, 31, 32

Season:

From: May To: October

Elevation:

1,426

# of Campsites:

39

# of RV Campsites:

39 with Electric & Sewer