Become a Volunteer Camp Host
  Volunteer Camp Hosts Needed. Linn County Parks Department is seeking enthusiastic people to live in a variety of our parks to help with customer service, general campground work, and park security. Camp Hosts live in the parks as a condition of the position. The Camp Host application can be found here: Volunteer Camp Host Application. Please mail to: 3010 Ferry Street SW, Albany, Oregon 97322. Applications are also accepted be email or fax. Email:, Fax: (541) 924-6915. They perform the following services for the Parks Department: Volunteer Camp Host Description - Sunnyside County Park, Waterloo County Park, River Bend County Park, John Neal County Park, & Whitcomb Creek County Park.

Park Location – Located on the Northeast corner of Foster Reservoir just east of Sweet Home.

Park Usage – May through the last weekend in October. The boat ramp and day use area are open year round.

About the Park

Located on the edge of Foster Reservoir, just east of Sweet Home, Sunnyside is a paradise for anyone who loves water sports. Camping, water skiing, fishing and jet skiing are just a few of the activities that make this 98-acre park one of the most popular sites in the Willamette Valley.


RV Hookups, Restrooms, Camping, Group Camping, Boat Ramp, Moorage, Dog Park, Fishing, Dump Station, Showers, Group Shelters, Picnicking, Playground, Drinking Water


Linn County Reserve Now ButtonPlease note if you are trying to reserve with in 4 days of your arrival the map will show all campsites not available.

  • Changes to your reservation may incur a $5.00 change fee per site.
  • 123 Campsites are reservable.
  • 42 Campsites are first-come, first-serve.
  • Rates are based on up to 8 guests per site.
  • 3-night minimum for Memorial Day & Labor Day holidays.
  • 2-night minimum for any weekend and for the 4th of July holiday.
  • Reservations will be charged a $12 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
  • Cancellations must be made at least 4 days prior to your arrival.
  • Triple Site No Hookups’ reservation fee is $24. Call (541) 967-3917 for more information.
  • Group camping reservations can be made only by calling the office.
  • There is a daily usage fee for all moorage. You will also be able to reserve your moorage by contacting the Parks Department at (541) 967-3917 or by sending an email.
  • Extra vehicle fee of $7.00 per night. Extra Vehicle classification chart.
  • Please remember, if you are in a tent, keep all food in secure containers due to wildlife
  • Please be aware that you will forfeit your first nights camping fee, if you move from your reserved campsite to a first come, first serve campsite.

Campground Map

Sunnyside Campground Map

Check In times

  • Check in: Check in is anytime after 2:00 p.m.
  • Check out time: Check out time is 12:00 p.m

General Info

  • Day use: Reservable covered shelter (Please call our office to reserve)
  • Boat Ramp Information: Open year-round. Summer Ramp Levels: 613 to Full Pool that is 637

Campsite Summary

  1. RV Site (water/electric) | 132 sites | $32/night  $7/night senior discount
  2. Single Tent or RV Site (no hookups) | 10 sites | $26/night  $5/night senior discount
  3. Double Tent (no hookups) | 7 sites | $52/night  $10/night senior discount
  4. Triple Tent (no hookups) | 3 sites | $78/night  $15/night senior discount
  5. Moorage | 40 slips | $10/night|


Boat Moorage and Ramp

In addition to its boat ramp, Sunnyside County Park is one of the few parks offering boat moorage.

There is a daily usage fee for all moorage. You will also be able to reserve your moorage by contacting the Parks Department at (541) 967-3917 or send an email.

Hiking Trails

McDowell Creek County Park is only 6 miles from Sunnyside and offers hiking trails and natural paths.

Follow the trails to Linn County

Stocked Fish Ponds

Stocked fishing ponds on the back side of the B-Row group camping area you will find our stocked fishing ponds that are easily accessible. This area is great for the grand kids to learn how to cast their first fishing line with grandpa by their side. So you don’t have to have a boat to go fishing at Sunnyside; bass and Rainbow trout are two of the kinds of fish that you can catch.


Foster Reservoir

This popular hot-spot is great for picnics, swimming, fishing and just about all water sports. Bring your jet-ski, boat, swim floats and fishing gear for a great day at Foster Reservoir.

Off-Leash Dog Park

The dogs will love Sunnyside County Park too. This off-leash dog walk allows your four-legged family members the ability to run free, play fetch, roll and exercise without all the constraints of a leash.

Dog owners should exhibit courteous behavior or good “petiquette”. Dog waste bags and garbage cans are provided to help keep the facility clean and safe for everyone. When your pet is not in the off-leash pet area, please keep your dogs leashed and attended at all times.

And More!

Fish cleaning stations, dump station, showers, picnic shelters, group picnic shelters, playground, and volleyball courts are all part of the park. We have two covered reservable picnic shelters and one reservable picnic ring. **Shelters can be reserved, by calling our office to make reservations. Please note that special-use permit request form are required for dunk tanks, bounce castles and inflatable slides.

Nearby Attractions

Green Peter Reservoir spans over 3,720 acres of water and camping recreation. It is operated by the Corps of Engineers and is only nine miles up Quartzville Road from the Sunnyside County Park. For more information about Foster and Green Peter Reservoirs you can call our office at (541) 967-3917.

McDowell Creek County Park Waterfall Hiking Trails will reward you with the beautiful vistas of Royal Terrace and Majestic Falls from the bridges and viewing decks along the trails of this lush green park. McDowell Creek County Park Falls has several different levels of hiking, some more strenuous.

Linn County’s 66-mile Oregon Scenic Byway. This picturesque route travels from the rich farmland of the Willamette Valley, along and across the Calapooia and South Santiam rivers into the thick forests of the Cascade Mountains. For more information on this historic journey contact U.S. Forest Service in Sweet Home or go to: Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce.

Covered Bridges Tour Oregon has more covered bridges than any other state west of the Mississippi. Many of the covered bridges are concentrated in the Sweet Home area. For more information about all the covered bridges in Linn County go to: Covered Bridges of Oregon.

Lewis Creek County Park located on Foster Reservoir, this 40-acre park is a haven on hot days for swimmers and those who enjoy a relaxing picnic. With boarding floats, moorage, picnic areas, beach area, water skiers and boaters find Lewis Creek to be the ideal spot for a day out on the lake. For more information on the park go to: Lewis Creek County Park.

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