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Camp Sherman Campground

10 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Deschutes National Forest

Overview

Camp Sherman Campground is nestled on the banks of the scenic Metolius River in Deschutes National Forest. It offers visitors some of the most stunning scenery in central Oregon and easy access to an abundance of recreational activities.

Recreation

Hiking and fishing top the list…

Fee Info

Per night, per site fee: $16/first vehicle; $8/each additional vehicle.

Reservation Info

Reservations can be made online through Recreation.gov or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777).

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

10 Reviews of Camp Sherman Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 5
robert G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2021

Beautiful river! OMG campsites are level and pleasant

I had a great time here. Most everyone was friendly… there was a generator running all day… but it was a pretty quiet one. Pick a site along the river if possible. 

Site06
Month of VisitSeptember
Paula G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2021

Love this area!

Great camp ground! Love the sound of the Metolius river

Month of VisitAugust
Jeremy A.
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2021

Headwaters of the Metolius

Camp Sherman, named for the Sherman County residents that built this mountain retreat in the late 19th century, continues to offer a riparian pine forest getaway with a bygone era feel to it. The sites themselves are fairly Spartan, but the nearby camp store and post office provide sundries, a…

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Location

Camp Sherman Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Salem, take I-5 South 20.7 miles to exit 233 toward Sweet Home. Continue along Highway. 20 for 83 miles, then turn left on Forest Road 14 and go 6.1 miles. The campground is 0.5 miles north on Forest Road 1419. From Sisters, travel 9.6 miles northwest on Highway 20. Turn right on Forest Road 14 and go 6.1 miles. The campground is 0.5 miles north on Forest Road 1419.

Coordinates

44.48194463 N
121.639166 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Camp Sherman Campground is nestled on the banks of the scenic Metolius River in Deschutes National Forest. It offers visitors some of the most stunning scenery in central Oregon and easy access to an abundance of recreational activities.

Recreation

Hiking and fishing top the list of recreational activities at Camp Sherman Campground. Biking is a great way to see the area as well. Anglers enjoy fly-fishing for rainbow trout, whitefish, bull trout and kokanee salmon.

Day hikers and backpackers will find a wide variety of hiking trails through scenic terrain, ranging from riverside trails to routes through subalpine forests.

Facilities

Camp Sherman Campground offers a handful of standard sites for both tent and RV camping, and one tent-only site. Each sites is equipped with a picnic table and campfire rings. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided, but electrical hookups are not available.

Showers are available in the town of Camp Sherman, less than 2 miles from the campground.

Natural Features

Many sites at this campground have views of to Metolius River, a tributary of the Deschutes River, through Lake Billy Chinook, near the city of Sisters.

Metolius Springs forms the headwaters of the river at the base of Black Butte, a 3,076' cinder cone. The clear, cold river flows north from the springs through diverse coniferous forest and a landscape of volcanic activity.

The area provides habitat for mammals such as mule deer, coyote and cougar. Migratory birds and native fish also call the area home.

Nearby Attractions

The Metolius-Windigo Trail begins near the Metolius River headwaters west of the town of Sisters. The trail is over 100 miles long and is open to hiking, biking and horseback riding. It was created in the 1980s by linking sections of existing trails, primarily to give long-distance horseback riders an alternative to the Pacific Crest Trail.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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