Park Location – Located off Highway 20 near Foster and Sweet Home.

Park Usage – Open Year-Round

About the Park

Located on the banks of the upper South Santiam River, River Bend is the newest addition to the Linn County Parks System. This 90-acre park offers a full range of outdoor recreation opportunities including trails, river access, camping, day-use, and group facilities. With a total of 85 campsites, River Bend is perfect for quiet getaways.

  • All loops, at River Bend County park, are now open for guests to camp.
    • E, F & G loops will close as of November 27, 2022.

 

Amenities

Cabins, Yurts, RV Camping with water & electric hookups, Tent Camping (no water & electric hookups), Group Camping, Group Shelters, Restroom facilities with showers, hiking trails, River access with swimming & fishing, Playground, Day use area, RV Dump Station.

Camping Fees & Map

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  • River Bend has a total of 85 campsites, 13 of which are available as first come, first serve campsites.
  • 3-night min. for Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day holidays, 2-night min. for all weekends
  • Extra vehicle fee of $7.00 per night. Extra Vehicle classification chart.
  • Reservations must be made at least 4 DAYS PRIOR to arrival.
  • Reservations can be made one year in advance of arrival date.

Camping Fees

Online reservations will be charged a $12 non-refundable reservation fee per site.

  • Hookup site (water/electric):      $35/night  |  8 people/ 1 RV/ 2 tents
  • Non-hookup site:                     $28/night  |  8 people/ 1 RV/ 2 tents
  • Cabin (no running water):            $75/night  |  6 people
    • Winter Rate effective November 1 – March 15 – $51 per night
  • Yurt (no running water):             $60/night (16 ft. D2)  |  $70.00/night (20 ft. D3, D4)  |  5 people
    • *You can add an RV for an additional $20.00 per night, for a total of 8 people maximum on site.
      • Winter Rate effective November 1 – March 15 – 16′ Yurt – $40 per night – w/ trailer $55 per night
      • Winter Rate effective November 1 – March 15 – 20′ Yurt – $48 per night – w/trailer $61 per night
  • Group Camp (hook-up sites):       $200/night + $50 non-refundable reservation fee  |  50 people

Campground Map

Group Camping

River Bend G-row Group Camp

  • Group includes 6 RV sites with water and electric.
  • Limit 1 trailer, 2 tents, and 8 people per site.
  • $200/night + $50 non-refundable reservation fee.
  • Community picnic and fire pit area.
  • There is a restroom/shower facility nearby.

Cabins

River Bend has four cabins: 1, 2, 4(ADA), and 5(ADA), nestled near the South Santiam river surrounded by beautiful fir trees.

Cabin Reservation Information

  • Cabin reservations must be made at least 4 days prior to arrival.
  • Cabin reservations on holiday weekends require a minimum three-night reservation.
  • Weekend cabin reservations require a minimum two-night reservation.
  • No pets allowed inside the cabin.
  • No tents allowed on the site.
  • Price: $75/night
    • Winter Rate effective November 1 – March 15 – $51 per night

Cabin Amenities

  • All cabins include a full size futon couch, electric heater, microwave oven, dorm size fridge, and table with 4 chairs.
  • Bedroom sleeping arrangements include a bunk bed with two twin mattresses; includes full-size stand alone bed.
  • Outside also includes a picnic table and fire pit.
  • Cabins do not include running water or a restroom.  There is a restroom facility near the cabins, and a restroom/shower facility by the parking lot not far from the cabins.

Note, cabin renters will need to bring the following items:

  • Bedding
  • Camping supplies
  • Lawn chairs (if desired)
  • Firewood & ice (can be purchased at the park)

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Yurt

River Bend currently has three yurts, 2D, 3D, and 4D!

Yurt Reservation Information

  • Yurt reservations must be made at least 4 days prior to arrival.
  • No pets allowed inside the yurt.
  • No tents allowed on the site.
  • Yurt reservations on holiday weekends require a minimum three-night reservation.
  • Weekend yurt reservations require a minimum two-night reservation.
  • Yurts can sleep up to 5 people.  You can add an RV for an additional $20.00 per night, for a total of 8 people maximum on site.
  • There are two types of yurts, 16ft (2D) and 20ft (3D, 4D)
    • Yurt 2D Price: $60/night
    • Yurts 3D & 4D Price: $70/night
  • Yurt winter rates:  November 1st through March 15th
    • Yurt 2D: $40/night
      • with RV $55/night
    • Yurts 3D & 4D: $48/night
      • with RV $61/night

 

Yurt Amenities

  • Includes; propane heat, electrical outlets, bunk bed (twin over full), futon, table and chairs, 30/20 amp for RV, and a water spigot.
  • Yurt 2D has a pedestal charcoal BBQ.
  • Yurts 3D and 4D include a mini fridge and microwave.
  • The yurt does not include running water or a restroom. There is a restroom facility nearby.

Renters will need to bring the following:

  • Bedding
  • Camping supplies
  • Lawn chairs (if desired)
  • Firewood & ice (can be purchased at the park)
Yurt 2(D) 16 foot diameter
Yurt 2(D) 16 foot diameter
Interior of Yurt 2(D)
Interior of Yurt 2(D)
Exterior of 3(D) & 4(D) – 20 foot diameter
Interior of 3(D) & 4 (D)
Interior of 3(D) & 4(D)
Interior of 3(D) & 4(D)
Interior of 3(D) & 4(D)
Interior of 3(D) & 4(D)

 

 

Day-use Shelters

[   To reserve a shelter call the Linn County Parks office at 541.967.3917   ]

Outdoor Gazebo

  • $200 non-refundable reservation fee   |   150 person capacity
  • Includes: 5 picnic tables, sink with running water, countertop and electrical outlets, two pedestal charcoal bbqs (must provide your own charcoal).

 

Enclosed Shelter

$150 non-refundable reservation fee   |   50 person capacity

  • Includes: 5 picnic tables, countertops, sliding barn doors, woodburning fireplace, water spigot, and electric plug-ins. Outside there is a fire pit and a pedestal charcoal bbq.

 

Winter Use

River Bend County Park is open for limited use year-round.

The E, F & G Loops will be closing for the winter season as of November 27, 2022.  The loops will reopen as of March 17th, 2022.

The A, B, C and D-Loops remain open year-round.  The following sites will not have water available:  B1, B2, B3 & B4.

B5 & B6 RV sites are the only first come, first served sites available, for the winter seasons.

Our cabins & yurts are open for year-round use and make a wonderful winter getaway.

We also have an enclosed shelter with a fireplace for cozy family gatherings during cold, wet weather.

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Reservation Changes and Cancellations

Reservation Changes and Cancellations

  • Cancellation within 14 days of scheduled arrival will be refunded all but reservation fees ($12) and the 1st night camping fee.
  • Cancellations of overnight stays made 15 or more days, in advance of your scheduled arrival date, will be refunded all but the reservation fee ($12).

Reservations of six or more nights:

  • Changes to your arrival date will be charged the nightly rate plus a $12 change fee. No refunds will be given and all fees for overnight stays will be retained.
  • Early departures: Shortening of the departure date will incur a $12 reservation change fee. The nightly camping fees for the night dropped will be refunded.
  • There are no additional fees to extend your arrival or departure date.

Group site cancellation:

    • Cancellations made 31 days or more in advance will be refunded all but the $50 reservation fee.
    • Cancellations made within 30 days of arrival date will be refunded all but the $50 reservation fee and 1st night camping fee.