Mongold (Detroit Lake)

Near Salem, Oregon, United States

COVID-19 UPDATE: The boat ramp is open for limited daytime use. Be prepared to turn around if crowded. Bring your own water, food and hand sanitizer. Do not travel far to visit. Not all facilities may be open for use at this time.


Mongold Day Use area is 1.5 miles west of Detroit Lake State Park. It's the only public boat launch facility on the lake featuring a swimming area, grass beach, picnic facilities and restrooms. Mongold is a year-round fee area.

Mongold has 58 single car parking spaces and three fully-accessible parking spaces near the swimming area, and another 25 single car parking spaces at the top of the parking lot. There are 120 vehicle/trailer parking spaces, and three that are accessible to people with disabilities.

Overnight parking at Mongold is permitted only when the visitor is camping on Piety Island.

Park Overview mdi-white-balance-sunny Open for day use Year Round mdi-currency-usd This park has a day use parking fee Buy parking permit mdi-cellphone Call for info: 800.551.6949
Call park: 503-854-3406
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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.