USFS: Longbow Organization Camp

44°23'30"N, 122°22'0"W

US Forest Service campground managed by Linn County.

Park Location – From Sweet Home, OR, travel east on Hwy 20 for 17 miles to Road 2032. Follow Road 2032 to Longbow Organization Camp.

Park Usage – May through September

About the Park

This is a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) historic group camp that was built in the 1930s. The campground is situated on 10 acres and has 6 alpine shelters that sleep a total of approximately 48 people.

There are hiking opportunities nearby, including the old Santiam Wagon Road. A short hike leads to the Historic Walton Ranch site. The historic campground provides a covered cooking area with a fireplace and six log sleeping shelters that face the beautiful South Santiam River. This site is only available for group use.


  • Group Camping, Group Shelters, Amphitheater, Hiking, Fishing, Drinking Water, Restrooms,

Group Camping Fees & Reservation Information

Linn County Reserve Now ButtonAccess information to the gate will be provided in the reservation confirmation letter. Due to the nature of the site and the heavy use experienced there, we need your help to keep this area clean. Please clean up before you leave. There is garbage service, and plastic bags are provided if needed. Cooking greases should be placed in a sealed container. Please do not pour grease in any sinks, drains or sumps. It clogs the pipes and ruins the plumbing system.

Camping Fees: 

  • $200/night for up to 50 people
  • 6 three sided shelters (sleeps a total of about 48 people)
  • Reservations must be made 5 days ahead of arrival
  • Reservations can be made up to 9 months in advance
  • 14 day limit
  • NO RVs permitted

Reservations can only be made through or by calling their number: 877-444-6777

Reservations can be made up to 12 months in advance of arrival date.