Trout Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trout Creek Campground is a fun, family campground with 24 sites, 8 suitable for RVs situated along the South Santiam River, 20 miles east of the town of Sweet Home, Oregon. Many sites are right on the river, tucked under the cool shade of Douglas-fir and Hemlock trees. 

The Menagerie Wilderness is accessible from the Trout Creek Trailhead located directly across Highway 20. The short half-mile Walton Ranch interpretive trail is across Highway 20 with two viewing platforms and wildlife interpretive signs. Nearby is the Old Santiam Wagon Road and Gordon Lakes Trail.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
  • Single Campsites - $15 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $5 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - No fee
Open Season: 5/6/16
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Sweet Home
Water: Yes, hand pumps
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes: Golden Age/Access Pass and Interagency Senior/Access Pass allow holder 50% off overnight fee* *Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees or multiple campsites.
Operated By: Linn County Parks & Recreation
Information Center: Sweet Home Ranger Station

General Information


From Sweet Home, OR, follow Highway 20 east for 19 miles and look for signs for the Trout Creek Campground.

General Notes:

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  • Interpretive trail, picnic shelter
  • Garbage service
  • Grills, fire rings

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


Paved parking


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Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
  • Tent, auto, or RV site
  • Maximum trailer length: 24 feet for 16 sites; 8 sites can accommodate RV's up to 32 feet
No. of Sites23, 4 of which are smaller better for tents
No. of Accessible sitesRestroom, paved access routes, interpretive trail


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Toilets Vault
Picnic tables
Drinking water