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Smiling River Campground Oregon

Smiling River Overview

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Smiling River Campground offers 36 single-family campsites set among Ponderosa Pines and is next to the upper Metolius River in the Deschutes National Forest.  The campsites are large and can accommodate tents, trailers or RVs (up to 50′). Each site also has a table, fire ring and grate.

The campground has vault toilets and potable water. The camp host also sells firewood. The Camp Sherman Store is just one mile to the south if you need any supplies.

Smiling River Campground – Area Recreation

Outdoor recreation includes fishing, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

Other nearby campgrounds include Pine Rest and Gorge.

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  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Recycling Center
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Forest Road 1419
Camp Sherman, Oregon 97730
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Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

Year Round



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Smiling River Campground Metolius River
Smiling River Campground Sign

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