Whitcomb Creek County Park & Campground

Quartzville Rd, Foster, OR 97345

Hundreds of acres of tranquil Pacific Northwest forest and water-sports fun at the Green Peter Reservoir.

Park Location – Located on Green Peter Reservoir near Sweet Home, 12 miles from the intersection of Hwy. 20 & Quartzville Road

Park Usage – Open May to October

About the Park

Nestled deep within the luxurious forested setting of Green Peter Reservoir is beautiful Whitcomb Creek County Park. This 328-acre primitive county park is perfect for enjoying spectacular mountain views, bird-watching, sailing, fishing, hiking, camping, and water skiing. Bring your jet ski, wakeboard or fishing boat and enjoy the many beautiful bays available on Green Peter Reservoir.

Whitcomb Creek is closing on October 17th, 2021 for the season.

Amenities

  • Camping, Yurts, Group Camping,Boat Ramp, Picnicking, Vault Restrooms, Hiking, Drinking-Water, Fishing, Wake Boarding, Swimming

Camping Fees and Maps

Linn County Reserve Now ButtonCheck-in: after 2:00 p.m.     |     Check out: before 12:00 p.m.

 

  • 3-night minimum for Memorial Day & Labor Day holidays.
  • 2-night minimum for any weekend and for the 4th of July holiday.
  • Reservations must be made at least 4 DAYS PRIOR to arrival. And can be reserved up to one year from arrival date.

 

Camping Fees

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

  • Non-hookup site:       $23/night  |  8 people/ 1 RV/ 2 tents
  • Pull through site:       $26/night  |  16 people/ 2 RVs/ 4 tents  |  D1, D2, D3, D4
  • Extra vehicle:              $7/night  |  Extra Vehicle classification chart.

Campground Maps

Group Camping

Contact the Linn County Parks office to reserve either group area at (541)967-3917.

Rocky Top Group Camp

Moose Creek day-use area now named Rocky Top Group Camp is a great lace to enjoy large family camping near Green Peter. This group camp holds up to 100 people, has a vault toilet facility, 10 picnic tables and a fire ring.  There is lots of space to park trailers and motor homes in the gravel parking area or place tents around the gravel lot.

  • $150/night + $50 non-refundable reservation fee

 

Quartzville Group Camp

Quartzville Group Camp is located 5.6 miles above Whitcomb at the 17.2 mile marker beyond the Green Peter reservoir. Drive unto a stretch of gravel road surrounded by beautiful fur trees located on the banks of Quartzville Creek. This camp is perfect for RVs (no hookups available), tents, fishing, inner tubing, swimming and watching sunsets while warming by the wood fire. To reserve this group camp call the Linn County Parks Office at (541) 967-3917.  The Campground can accommodate groups of 100 people. You may reserve this group up to a year from arrival. Keep in mind when planning a trip, to book this group exactly a year out, because of how loved it is.

    • $150/night + $50 non-refundable reservation fee

Whitcomb Creek Virtual Tour

Click on the links below to view our virtual park tours!

Main Road

Camping Loop

Boat Ramp

The Whitcomb Creek boat ramp is located on Green Peter Reservoir within one mile of the Whitcomb Creek campground. Bring your water-sports boat, fishing boat or your jet skis and enjoy the beautiful waters of Green Peter Reservoir.

Whitcomb Creek Boat Ramp:  The toe (bottom) of the Whitcomb ramp is at Elevation 970’.  Boarding Floats (docks) are out of the water at elevation 980’   When the reservoir elevation drops below elevation 972′ the only accessible boat ramp on Green Peter Reservoir is the Thistle Creek Creek Boat Ramp.

Boat Ramp only open when park open.

Current Green Peter Reservoir Level:

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Nearby Attractions

The city of Sweet Home is located on the southeastern edge of the beautiful Willamette Valley and lies nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range not far from the scenic Oregon Coast. It is recognized as the “Gateway to the Santiam Playground” recreational area. For more information go to Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce.

The Oregon Jamboree located in Sweet Home is the Northwest’s Premier Country Music and Camping Festival. The Jamboree offers an intimate concert experience. In addition to featured headline entertainment, this family-style event hosts RV and tent camping, food booths, beer & wine gardens, and special displays. Founded in 1992, The Jamboree is produced by the nonprofit Sweet Home Economic Development Group. Over 400 festival volunteers contribute their efforts to ensure a safe and fun experience for all. For more information go to Oregon Jamboree

Green Peter Reservoir spans over 3720 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 further information about Foster and Green Peter Reservoirs, you can call our office at (541) 967-3917.

Larwood and Shimanek Covered Bridges 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.

The Sportsman’s Holiday and Sweet Home Rodeo, held in July, this popular event features a professional rodeo, grand parade, buckaroo breakfast, music and dancing, an amusement carnival, and fireworks over Foster Lake. If you enjoy rodeo events like bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and steer wrestling, the Sweet Home Rodeo has them all. For more information about the Sportsman’s Holiday and Rodeo go to Sweet Home Chamber.

The Linn County Historical Museum is located in historic Brownsville, Oregon. Housed in Brownsville’s original railroad depot, the museum holds collections and information representing all of Linn County. The museum also cares for the Moyer House, an elegant home completed in 1881 by pioneering figures of Brownsville. The Linn County Historical Museum and Moyer House are owned by the Linn County Parks & Recreation Department. For more information about the Historical Museum go to the Linn County Historical Museum.

 

Cancellation & Change Policy

Cancellations and Changes

  • Cancellations of 4 nights or less will be subject to 1 day’s camping fee plus $12 reservation fee
  • Cancellations of 5 nights or more no refund given on all days
  • Group sites canceled more than 30 days in advance of arrival are subject to a $50 reservation fee. Group sites canceled less then 30 days in advance of arrival are subject to a $50 reservation fee and 1 day’s group camping fee.