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Detroit Lake State Recreation Area, OR
DescriptionDetroit Lake State Park is located along the north shore of Detroit Lake. The park offers a variety of campsites, modern restrooms with electricity and showers, boat ramps, boat moorage and an accessible fishing dock. Detroit Lake is known for its fishing, boating of all types, water skiing, jet skiing, scenery and wildlife. The campground offers daytime and evening programs, children's crafts, and a Junior Ranger program. There are facilities for playing horseshoes, volleyball and basketball; two playgrounds and two designated swim areas. Firewood and ice are available for sale.
The park's Visitor Center offers a free cup of coffee and an assortment of items for sale including: park souvenirs and apparel, games, educational books and toys.
Those who need to register extra vehicles or have reserved boat slips will need to come to the registration booth. Check in time is 4pm.
MAKE SURE YOUR SITE MEETS YOUR CAMPING NEEDS
Before reserving, please become familiar with the particulars of your chosen site, including the size of the tent pad area and the type of equipment that you may bring to the park. Site details and tent pad sizes can be viewed online by clicking on the site name.
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Alerts and Important Information
Most of the campground is closed from October through mid March.
Beginning November 1 the F Loop will be first-come, first serve (sewer and electric hookups will be available. Water hookups will be available at some sites, but not all). F loop will open for reservations again mid-March.
Boat slips at Detroit Lake will be closed to reservations during August and September due to unpredictable water levels. They will be available on a first-come, first serve basis at the park.
*Reservations for more than five nights/days that are later changed to fewer nights/days will be charged a fee equal to the nightly/daily site fee for each night/day canceled as well as the $8 transaction fee.
Please be aware that only the person whose name is on the reservation may access, change or cancel the reservation.
You can stay 14 consecutive nights in a single campground, and may return after spending at least three nights out of the park (it can be another state park campground; in fact, we recommend you DO select another state park campground). The maximum time allowed within any Oregon State Park is 14 nights within any 17 night period.
Customers who wish to secure more than one site within a park for a continuous date period in order to accommodate their reservation request (i.e. split reservation), should be aware that the $8.00 reservation fee would apply to each site reserved. Reservation fee adjustments will not be made after reservations have been confirmed using the internet reservation service. If you are viewing inventory and find you are unable to secure one site to accommodate your request please consider calling the call center at 1-800-452-5687 to make your reservation.
Discount programs which may be offered through the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department cannot be processed when making an internet reservation. For additional information on discount programs call the OPRD Information Center at 1-800-551-6949 or visit us online at www.OregonStateParks.org.
Reservations can be made 24 hours a day, from 2 days to 9 months in advance. Campsite availability is based on call center hours, meaning sites become available when the call center opens.
Call center hours are: Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.
Getting There:Detroit Lake State Park is located just off highway 22, milepost 48. 48 miles east of Salem Oregon or 2 miles west of the town of Detroit, Oregon.
Mailing Address:Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
PO BOX 549
DETROIT OR 97342
Phone Number:Information: (503)854-3346