Detroit Lake is a camping paradise for boating enthusiasts, families that want to keep their kiddos entertained and appreciators of the Cascade’s marvelously reflective mountain lakes. It’s a crowd bringer, but it also boasts plenty of space to suit the crowds it draws. 107 full hookup sites, 69 electrical sites with water, 98 tent sites with water nearby, picnic tables, fire rings, flush toilets, hot showers, a visitor’s center, a wildlife viewing area, designated swimming spots and a marina are among the amenities you will find at the bountiful and beauteous Detroit Lake State Park.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
25 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Wind sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Detroit Lake Campground.

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Taylor A.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 27th, 2017

Grab a Campsite on the lake for your own private "beach" area and wake up to hot coffee with a a view. Waterfront sites have plenty of trees for hanging hammocks to relax in. Just a note- the sites farthest from the highway are your best bet as the road can be extra noisy in the rain!

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Chanel C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 1st, 2017

Detroit Lake is awesome! The park is HUGE so there are hundreds of sites available. The ones closest to the lake (furthest from the highway) are the best ones. The restrooms and showers are clean, and hot running showers are FREE. The campsites are a little close together so it can be a bit loud. This park is also dog-friendly and bike friendly. There are lots of different beach access points to the lake w/ a beautiful view of Mt. Jefferson. Don't forget to bring floaties and rafts for the lake. Each campsite comes with a table, fire pit and grill, and a nearby water spigot as well as dump station. Very convenient campsite, and helpful staff.

If you forget anything, it's an easy drive/walk/bike ride to Detroit where you can get supplies.

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Cameron T.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 14th, 2018

Really good you are most likely always on the water

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Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
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44.73° N, 122.177° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 7 Sites
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(Up to 8 people per site)

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