Marion Forks Campground


Adjacent to the Marion Forks Fish Hatchery, Marion Forks Campground is a great little campground off the beaten path of Highway 22. This campground is typically passed by as travellers pass the Marion Forks Restaurant, leaving it a quiet spots to relax.

Nearby, on Forest Road 2255, you can find the little used trail (#3431) to Independence Rock for a short hike. If you drive further up to the end of Road 2255, you'll reach the trailhead to Marion Lake (Trail #3436) within the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness.

Currently, construction work has begun for interpretive trail and day use area. Expect up to an hour for delays to access the campground area. The Day Use Area is currently closed. Completion is set for 2015/2016.

UPDATE - Access to the campground and Fish Hatchery is CLOSED until Monday, September 15th due to paving.

At a Glance

Operational Hours:
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later
  • Check-out time: 1:00 pm 
  • 8 First-come, first-serve sites
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
  • Single Campsites - $10 per night
  • Multiple Campsites* - $20 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $5 per vehicle, per night
*Multiple Campsites have two tables* 
Open Season: 5/1 snow permitting - 10/31/2015
Usage: Medium
Best Season: September
Busiest Season: July-August
  • 14 day limit
  • Maximum trailer length 24 feet
  • Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground 
Closest Towns:
  • Marion Forks
  • Idanha, Oregon (11.7 miles)
  • Detroit, Oregon (16.1 miles)
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilets (3)
Passes: Passes allow holder 50% off overnight fee*
  • Golden Age/Access Pass
  • Interagency Senior/Access/Military Pass
*Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees* 
Operated By: Willamette National Forest
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


16.1 miles southeast of Detroit, Oregon

From Detroit, travel southeast on Hwy 22 for 16 miles to Marion Forks. Turn left at the Marion Forks Fish Hatchery sign.  Campground is behind the Fish Hatchery.

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Garbage collection, fire grills
  • NO water, NO firewood

Close to:

Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Parking is limited within the campground. If visiting for the day, please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNo reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites15


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Camping trailer Up to 24 feet in length
Toilets Vault (3)
Picnic tables All sites have at least one table
Tent camping All sites accommodate tents
Interpretive Site Walk-in to the adjacent Marion Forks Fish Hatchery (Operated by ODFW)