Breitenbush Campground

Area Status: Closed

Breitenbush Campground is nestled along the banks of its namesake river in the forests of western Oregon. The peaceful flow of the river can be heard throughout the campground, providing a peaceful getaway for campers. A variety of plants and foliage separate the 26 spacious campsites and provide privacy from other sites. Sites have picnic tables, grills and easy access to the vault toilets. Drinking water spigots are spread throughout the campground. Most campsites offer sweeping views of the river.

Wading and fishing are popular activities in the Breitenbush River, and rainbow trout is the most common catch for anglers. Nearby Detroit Lake provides plenty of opportunity for water recreation like boating, water skiing and kayaking.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Opening in spring 2024.
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. 
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: September
Busiest Season: July-August
  • Camping is not allowed more than 14 days in a 60 day period.
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later. Check-out time: 1:00 pm 
  • Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground 
Closest Towns: Detroit, Oregon (9.3 miles)
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets (4)
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


GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.7814, -121.99149
44°46'53"N, 121°59'29"W

From Detroit, Oregon, at the intersection of State Route 22 and Forest Service Road 46, take Road 46 north and continue 9.3 miles to the campground on the right.

General Notes:

Campground Map (georeferenced pdf)

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


One accessible restroom, five accessible campsites


Parking is very limited in some sites, while not in others. Please be aware that overnight campers have priority in the campsite parking.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

  • Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 24 feet)
  • no electric hookups available
No. of Sites 30
No. of Accessible sites 5 campsites, 1 restroom, compacted rock/dirt access roads, camping and fishing access

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking


Camping trailer: Up to 24 feet in length
Picnic tables: All sites have at least one table
Tent camping: All sites accommodate tents
Toilets: Vault (4)
Drinking water: Faucets

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Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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2100 feet