Whispering Falls Campground


Whispering Falls CG

Whispering Falls Campground is located on the North Santiam River, southeast of Detroit, Oregon.

Enjoy camping amongst the tall trees with the sound of the river rushing past your campsite. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours:
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later
  • Check-out time: 1:00 pm
Reservations: 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: 5/20/2016 - 9/11/2016
Usage: Medium
Best Season: September
Busiest Season: July - August
  • 14 day limit
  • Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground  
  • Maximum trailer length 30 feet
Closest Towns:
  • Idanha, Oregon (3.9 miles)
  • Detroit, Oregon (8.3 miles)  
Water: Yes
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


8.3 miles southeast of Detroit, Oregon

From Detroit, Oregon, follow State Highway 22 southeast for 8.3 miles to Whispering Falls Campground. on the right.


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

General Notes:

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  • Garbage collection
  • Fire rings, NO firewood available on site - contact host at Riverside Campground

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

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Campground Camping

  • Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 30 feet)
  • NO trailer hook-ups
No. of Sites16
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Camping trailer Up to 30 feet in length
Toilets Vault (3)
Picnic tables All sites have at least one table
Tent camping All sites accommodate tents
Drinking water Faucets