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Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site - CLOSED DUE TO WILDFIRES

2 Reviews

About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site, located within the Little North Santiam Recreation Area, offers overnight camping and day-use recreation opportunities along a beautiful stretch of the Little North Santiam River east of Salem. Trails along the river give visitors access to swimming holes and…

Fee Info

campsites are $14/night; day-use is $5/vehicle

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups


2 Reviews of Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site - CLOSED DUE TO WILDFIRES

Ratings Breakdown

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Raven N.
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2020

Beautiful hike along the river

I love this site. There is a trail at the far end that leads to a cool rock formation with caves in it. They are small but really cool to explore. Cute and gross little cave crickets live there as well as those creepy spiders. But over all a beautiful walk in and out. I prefer to go in the fall…

Reviewed May. 29, 2019

Nice river Spot BLM

I thought all BLM land was free but not the case. We went to a BLM campground before this one but they were completely full. This one had plenty of spaces and was really fun to walk down to the river and back. Dry camping only $14.00 a night or $7.00 for seniors. There’s water at the campground but…

  • Sign out in front
  • Quick easy hike to river below campground.


Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site - CLOSED DUE TO WILDFIRES is located in Oregon


From Salem: Take State Hwy 22 East for 24 approximately miles. Turn left on North Fork County Road. Elkhorn Valley is 8.5 miles up North Fork County Road. Traffic is high during the summer season. Please drive carefully. Be aware of slippery roads during wet and icy weather.


44.81278069 N
122.45583036 W

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