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Detroit Lake State Park

Detroit, Oregon


44000 N Santiam Hwy SE
Detroit, Oregon 97342
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Sites: 311
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 44.72973
Longitude: -122.17668

Elevation: 1613' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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7 Reviews

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

Another incredible Oregon State park. Level site, paved, table, firepit and private. Off season but still busy. A bit off the beaten path and local towns are OK but minimal amenities. Would stay again. We camped at Detroit Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
F12
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Did not find a lot to do but that's what was expected. Nice if you had a boat.

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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

For us it's a nice campground to spend a couple of nights only 2 hours from the Portland metro area. Though not empty, it was quiet when we visited in the middle of September in the middle of the week. It's a long narrow park under pine trees along the north shore of Detroit Lake. We stayed in the F loop along the shore. These are close spaces that start with a steep decline then level out as you back into them. The lake level was low, but the lake was still scenic. In addition to walking on the extra shoreline, there are a few trails around some of the campground loops. Some sites back against the highway which seems like it could be noisy. We didn't notice any highway noise where we were. Considering privacy or views we'd suggest these: F16, F35, G24, G43, H36, H47, H60. We camped at Detroit Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Number
F31
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 104
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

One of Oregon's more popular state parks, with hundreds of narrow, paved, not-quite-level sites -- some of which can accommodate a big rig -- crammed in to a small strip of land between the highway and the lake. Always noisy -- this is a play area for powered watercraft -- and nearly always full: reservations are strongly recommended. Electrical hookups are 15 amp only (and installed upside down!) so you won't be able to run your A/C. Rules enforcement is rather anal-retentive. Good park if you're coming to play or party. Not for quiet contemplation. We camped at Detroit Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $26.00
Overall Rating:

Lovely State Park! Hosts and rangers were very helpful and boating was wonderful! Can't wait to go back. We camped at Detroit Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

We camped here during the Labor Day weekend and had a great time. The park was very full but the rangers made sure the rules were enforced. For example the people next to us had too many cars parked at their site and the rangers made them move one car. It was quiet at night. We were in Loop C and could not hear any road noise but some of the loops backed right to the busy Hwy 22. Our site was really large and felt private. We really enjoyed having views of the lake and being close to the huge playground. The roads were paved so the kids could ride their bikes. We would come back here again. We camped at Detroit Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

We had a campsite very close to the hwy. Very loud, Lots of dogs off leash. Rules not enforced We camped at Detroit Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 205
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: September, 2006 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

This is a very busy campground during the summer. You will need to have reservations or get there very early. We were here after Labor Day and it had turned into a first come first served campground until next Memorial Day. It was very quiet and we really enjoyed ourselves. We have stayed here in the summer before and found it to be too busy, plus it was smoky and there was quite a bit of road noise. There are numerous activities that the park hosts each day. There's swimming, fishing, boating and it's a huge lake. 106 full hookup, 72 electrical, 133 tent (maximum site 60 feet), 82 boat slips. All of the sites are roomy and some are rather private. The park has a small gift shop/ice available there. In the town of Detroit which is about a mile away, there are restaurants, fishing tackle stores, a grocery store, gift shops and a post office. We would stay here again during the off season. We camped at Detroit Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

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