Riverside Campground


Riverside Campsite (Image1)

Come stay at Riverside Campground on the beautiful North Santiam River! Quiet campsites and close access to numerous trailheads nearby offer great recreation opportunities.

Located near Marion Forks, Oregon, you can visit the Fish Hatchery, enjoy a meal at the Marion Fork Restaurant, or just hang around camp and enjoy the scenery!

At a Glance

Operational Hours:
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later
  • Check-out time: 1:00 pm 
  • 15 First-come, first-serve campsites
  • 21 Reservable campsites
Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777  
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Campsite must be occupied every night paid
  • Single Campsites - $16 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - -  per night*
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
*Multiple Campsites have two tables*
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 5/15 - 9/13/2015
Usage: Medium
  • 14 day stay limit
  • Maximum trailer length 24 feet
  • Use of chainsaws in campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on a leash at all times within the campground  
Closest Towns:
  • Marion Forks, Oregon (1.9 miles)
  • Idanha, Oregon (9.8 miles)
  • Detroit, Oregon (14.1 miles)
Water: Faucet
Restroom: Vault Toilets (3)
Passes: Passes allow holder 50% off overnight fee*
  • Golden Age/Access Pass
  • Interagency Senior/Access Pass
*Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees or multiple campsites*
  • No passes honored for day use fees.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


14.1 miles southeast of Detroit, Oregon

From Detroit, Oregon, travel east on State Highway 22 for 14.1 miles to Riverside Campground. Campground is on right.


Parking is limited in most campsites. Please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Garbage service
  • Fire rings, firewood available
  • Campground host onsite

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


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

  • Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 24 feet)
  • NO trailer hook-ups
No. of Sites38
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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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
Drinking water Faucets
Areas & Activities


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2400 feet