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 open for camping.

Winter rates, for cabins and yurts, are effective November 1 thru March 15.

 

 

 

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 $8.00 per night. Extra Vehicle classification chart.
  • Reservations must be made at least 24 hours PRIOR to arrival.
  • Reservations can be made nine months 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
    • Senior/Disabled Veterans – $30/night
  • Non-hookup site:
    • $28/night  |  8 people/ 1 RV/ 2 tents
    • Senior/Disabled Veterans – $$23/night
  • Cabin (no running water):            $90/night  |  6 people
    • Winter Rate effective November 1 – March 15 – $65 per night
  • Yurt (no running water):
    • 16 ft., site D2 – $80/night
      • w/trailer $100/night
    • 20 ft., site D3 & D4 – $90/night
      • w/trailer $110/night
    • Winter Rate effective November 1 – March 15
      • 16′ Yurt – $55 per night
        • w/ trailer $75 per night
    • Winter Rate effective November 1 – March 15
      • 20′ Yurt – $65 per night
        • w/trailer $85 per night
  • Group Camp (hook-up sites):       $250/night + $50 non-refundable reservation fee  |  50 people
  • RV Dump Fee:  $10/User  |     1 RV tank per use

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.
  • $250/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: $90.00/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: $80/night
    • Yurts 3D & 4D Price: $90/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 26, 2023.  The loops will reopen as of March 17th, 2022.

The A, B, C and D-Loops remain open year-round.

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

  • Cancellations within 4 days of scheduled arrival will not receive a refund.
  • Cancellation within 5-14 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).
  • Early departures are non-refundable.

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 15-30 days of arrival date will be refunded all but the $50 reservation fee and 1st night camping fee.
    • Cancellations made within 14 days of scheduled arrival will not receive a refund.
    • Early departures are non-refundable.