Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $22.00
River loop you must reserve. Camp loop (also call overnight loop) is 1st come (but you can reserve some of those as well). River loop is $28/night. Camp loop - odd numbered sites are $22/night. Camp loop - even numbered sites are $16/night. Camp loop odd numbered sites are pull thru so you have lots of room. Some are double sites so you camp camp with your buddies. Camp loop even numbered sites are all back in. They are very short. 12 to 18 feet in depth, so you need a small trailer to get into site. Lots of trails, facilities are clean, very private wooded sites with lots of space between them. The ONLY reason this gets a 7 is because the road noise at all the Camp loop pull thru is very noticeable. River loop is quieter because the N. Santiam river flows by very swiftly. Sites at River loop though are very small. Will not take a rig much bigger than 25 feet. Most of the tent sites are along the river. $5 to dump at the station even if you're a camper. A beautiful place and we would return again. It is open May to late Oct. We camped at Fishermen's Bend in a Fifth Wheel.
Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $22.00
Fishermen's Bend is one of the best kept secrets in Oregon! It is a BLM campground that feels like a State Park. The sites are shady, roomy and very clean, the hosts even rake the sites after each use! There's plenty of things to do there, fishing, boating, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, 2 softball fields, a amphitheater with evening programs and planned weekend activities for both kids and adults. The bathrooms are clean and the the many hosts there are nice. If I have some complaints it's that it's getting harder to get a spot here as the park is getting more popular recently, for first come first serve you need to get there on a Wednesday morning for a site. The other complaint is the campground is only open May to October. We camped at Fishermen's Bend in a Motorhome.