Longbow Organizational Camp is a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) historic group camp that was built in the 1930s. The campground is situated on 10 acres and includes six alpine shelters that sleep a total of 48 people. All shelters are along the river. There is a covered cooking area and an amphitheater that seats 75 people. Firewood can be purchased onsite. This site is only available for group use. No tents, trailers, or RVs are allowed.
There are hiking opportunities nearby, including the Old Santiam Wagon Road. A short hike leads to the Historic Walton Ranch site. The Menagerie Wilderness is located nearby. Fishing and wading opportunities abound in the South Santiam River.
At a Glance
Sweet Home Ranger District: Camp is closed through May 4, 2017
Reservations must be made 5 days ahead of arrival but can be made up to 9 months in advance. Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777