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Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park

Park History

The original tract was acquired by gift from the Narcissa Washburne Estate in 1962. The park was named in honor of Carl G. Washburne, husband of Narcissa, Eugene businessman and Oregon Highway commissioner 1932 to 1935. Negotiations for the park were started by Samuel Boardman in 1936.

Acreage: 1,091

Annual overnight attendance: 36,736

Annual day-use attendance: 628,104

Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park FAQ

About Camping

When are the walk-in tent sites open?

The walk-in tent sites (sites #71-77) are open from May through September each year.  When tent sites are closed 7 sites in "B" loop have been designated as tent sites. You are welcome to tent camp in these sites at the designated tent price. If you chose a non-designated site you must pay the site price. Current site prices are posted at fee station.

How do I make reservations for a Washburne campsite?

Currently, the only two sites that are reservable at Washburne State Park are the two yurts.  All other sites are available on a first come first served basis.

Statewide FAQ

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