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Detroit Lake State Recreation Area

  COVID-19 Alert 03/23/20
COVID-19 Alert: All state parks will close March 23 until further notice. The closure includes all state parks, including all overnight campgrounds, trails, viewpoints, restrooms, and picnic areas and all other facilities. This is part of the statewide effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19.
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Major Features & Activities:
  • Camping (ADA)
  • Reservable
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Restrooms Flush (ADA)
  • Hot Shower (ADA)
  • Wildlife (ADA)
  • Fishing (ADA)
  • Amphitheater
  • Boat Ramp
  • Day-Use Fee
  • Exhibit Information
  • Swimming
  • Viewpoint

Detroit Lake's campground offers nearly 300 sites on the shore of a forest-ringed canyon reservoir in the Cascade Mountains. The nine-mile-long lake is a popular destination for fishing, boating, and other water sports. Sightseers enjoy views of snow-capped Mt. Jefferson in the distance.

The campground has horseshoe pits, a basketball court, a volleyball area, and a playground. There are two courtesy boat ramps, two reservable boat moorages, and a fishing dock.

There is also a Visitor Center that has park and area information along with gifts, ice, soft drinks, firewood, souvenirs and educational toys that can be purchased.

Campground info

  • 107 full-hookup sites
  • 68 electrical sites with water
  • 96 tent sites with water nearby
  • Showers and flush toilets
  • Swimming areas
  • Firewood for sale

Universal Access
Eight campsites are accessible to campers with disabilities.

For more information about the local area and events go to www.detroitlakeoregon.org