Tumalo State Park

Near Bend, Oregon, United States

mdi-tent Reserve

COVID-19 UPDATE

Day Use

  • The day-use area is open 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • 2 group picnic areas are open. Beginning July 1, accepting reservations up to 30 days in advance at oregonstateparks.reserveamerica.com.
  • Restroom facility open 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., with a portable toilet on site 24/7. 

Be prepared to turn around if crowded. Bring your own water, food and hand sanitizer. Do not travel far to visit. Facilities may close without notice.

Camping

Beginning July 1, accepting reservations up to 30 days in advance at oregonstateparks.reserveamerica.com. See below for details on reduced services.

  • 23 full-hookup sites
  • 54 tent sites
  • Seven yurts (two pet-friendly) CLOSED
  • Two seasonal group camping areas CLOSED
  • Seasonal hiker/biker camp CLOSED
  • Showers and flush toilets LIMITED
  • Firewood sales (no ice)
  • Universal Access: Four campsites and one yurt are accessible to campers with disabilities.

The information below pertains to pre-COVID-19 operations.


Nestled in the heart of sunny central Oregon, Tumalo rests along Oregon's spectacular Deschutes River. The campground is simultaneously close enough to the town of Bend to make an quick jaunt to the grocery store, but far enough away to escape the commotion. Its location makes it an ideal stepping stone for any type of outdoor activity you could possibly dream of: lush green golf courses, clear blue-ribbon trout steams, pristine alpine lakes, miles upon miles of challenging yet scenic hiking and mountain bike trails, and of course the Cascade Mountains are all within easy reach.

Winter recreation is just up the road at Mt. Bachelor where skiers and snowboarders can experience some of the best powder in the state. If you are not fond of the lifts, there are miles of groomed Nordic trails and tons of snowy back-country areas to explore.

At dawn or dusk try casting for rainbow trout as they sip at mayflies and caddisflies. Grab your raft and float with your feet dangling into the cool water during the heat of the summer. Take a hike and explore one of the river trails as they gently wind through canyons created by the untamed river. Watch deer forage for food just as the sun creeps below the rim of the canyon. Listen as coyotes perform their haunting call, announcing the sunset and the coming darkness. Smell the sweet fragrance of sage and juniper as the dew drips off its branches. Sit quietly in the evening and let the stars put on a show of their own. All of this plus a quiet, quaint campground where your family can stay in a yurt, or camp in your own tent or RV.

Park Overview mdi-white-balance-sunny Open for day use Year Round mdi-tent Open for camping Year Round
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Call for info: 800.551.6949
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Some parks are open for day-use and camping, with reduced services. Check the Park Status Map and FAQ for details. Campfire restrictions may be in place.