Santiam Flats Campground

Area Status: Open

Santiam Flats Campground is located at the confluence of the North Santiam River along the shore of Detroit Lake. The 32 sites (27 single and 5 multiple) have picnic tables, grills and easy access to the vault toilets. Drinking water spigots are spread throughout the campground. Most campsites offer views of lake.

Visitors enjoy fishing, boating on the lake, and hiking on the nearby Stahlman Point Trail. Several hiking trails dot the area, including Stahlman Point Trail, which offers vistas of Detroit Lake and the surrounding area. The Hoover Nature Trail off of Hoover Campground is an accessible, short footpath that delights many campers. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open for 2024 Season.
Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777. Over half the campsites are available for advance reservation via The remainder are first come first serve. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
  • Single Campsites - $21 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - $40 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $9 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $9 per vehicle, per day
Campsite must be occupied every night paid. Download the mobile app prior to your trip so you can pay the overnight fee digitally onsite with Scan and Pay.
Open Season: 4/28/2024 - 10/01/2024
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: June-August
  • 14 day stay limit
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later. Check-out time: 1:00 pm 
  • Maximum trailer length 30 feet
  • Use of chainsaws in campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on a leash at all times within the campground 
See special regulations for the area, including dispersed camping restrictions.
Closest Towns:
  • Idanha, Oregon
  • Detroit, Oregon (2.6 miles)
Water: Faucet
Restroom: Vault Toilets (3)
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access Passes (and the Golden Age and Access Passes) may receive a 50% discount on the use fee for individual campsites. This discount does not apply to extra vehicle fee or multiple campsites.
Operated By: Linn County Parks & Recreation
Information Center: Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342

General Information

General Notes:
  • Fire rings
  • Garbage service
  • Firewood available at Hoover Campground

Close to:

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


2.6 miles east of Detroit, Oregon

From Detroit, follow Highway 22 east for 2.6 miles to Blowout Road #10 on the right. Santiam Flats Campground is 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.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 32
No. of Accessible sites Accessible restroom, picnic tables

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking


Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized




Camping trailer: Up to 30 feet in length
Picnic tables: All sites have at least one table. Multiple sites have 2 picnic tables.
Tent camping: All sites accommodate tents
Toilets: Vault (3)
Drinking water: Faucets

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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1600 feet