Waterloo County Park
39510 Gross St, Waterloo, Oregon
Located five miles east of Lebanon off Highway 20
NEW! Reservations now can be made up to 4 days prior to your arrival.
Campground: A-Loop camping is open year round.
B-Loop: Will open on May 4, 2012.
Day use: Shelters are open
Park Map: A & B Loop Aerial Campground Map
Check in and check out times: New check in/check out times Monday through Saturday check in is 2:00; check in on Sunday & State Holidays is 2:00
Description: The town of Waterloo plays host to this 128-acre park located on the banks of the South Santiam River. This beautiful park provides families with a great opportunity to fish, hike, swim and relax within its shady confines. Enjoy year-round camping, fishing, hiking, and picnicking in the fresh and beautiful landscape of Waterloo County Park.
Please note if you are trying to reserve in the 4 day window it will not show any campsite availability.
Changes to your reservation may incur a $5.00 change fee per site.
Campsites are reservable.
Campsites are first-come, first-serve.
are based on up to 8 guests per site.
minimum for Memorial Day & Labor Day holidays.
minimum for the 4th of July holiday.
Reservations will be charged a $12 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
will be charged a $12 non-refundable reservation fee. **If you cancel within the 4 day window we will keep the first nights camping fee as well as the reservation fee**.
must be made at least 4 days prior to your arrival.
Extra vehicle fee of $7.00 per night. Extra Vehicle classification chart.
Type of site
Basic Campsite (water/electric)
Basic Campsite (without water/electric)
Enjoy this beautiful picnic area on a hot summer day or breezy spring afternoon. Sprinkled with shade trees, this is a great spot for group get-togethers and family reunions. Picnic tables, stone fire ring, kitchenette area and trash cans are provided for group use. ** Reservable covered shelter (Please call our office to reserve)
Campsites are available with and without hookups and can be reserved online. With a choice of 120 campsites, you're bound to find the perfect one. All campsites come with a picnic table and a fire ring.
Starting in the Cascade Mountains, the South Santiam River offers Chinook salmon and summer steelhead. Spring Chinook are in the river from late April through early July, peaking in May.
For avid fisherman, Waterloo County Park offers two boat ramps — one above the falls and one below the falls. Come for both the spring and fall Salmon runs and discover why the South Santiam is such a great fishing spot.
Group Shelters and Gazebo
Have your wedding or family reunion on the beautiful grounds of Waterloo County park. There is a playground near the shelter and restroom facility within walking distance. There are three covered shelters and one picnic area to choose from. Shelters include electricity and water. Refundable cleaning deposits of $100.00 and a $125.00 non-refundable reservation fee will apply to some shelters. Linn County Parks does not ALLOW ANY LIVE BANDS, AMPLIFIED MUSIC OR KAROKE MACHINES at any of our facilities. Reservation for the shelters can be made up to three days prior to your event. Call our office to make your reservations. Please note that a special-use permits request form are required for dunk tanks, bounce castles and inflatable slides. Shelter location map.
Nestled among tall, shady trees and surrounded with picnic tables and a grassy area, the playground is perfect for great family fun.
This is one of two playground areas offered at Waterloo County Park.
In addition, Waterloo has a new, disc golf course. Disc golf (sometimes called Frisbee golf, folf or frolf) is a game in which individual players throw a flying disc into a basket or at a target. Enjoy fresh air in a beautiful landscape, the camaraderie of friends, and the challenge and excitement of disc golf. The only equipment you need is a flying disc (Frisbee).
This area is where dogs can play and exercise off-leash. Here, your pet is free to run, roll over, meet new friends, work out, and play. This area is fully fenced in and is large enough for your dog to play a great game of fetch. There are concrete block walls, jumps and trees for your dogs enjoyment.
Dog waste bags and garbage cans are provided to help keep the facility clean and safe for everyone.
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.
Linn County's 66-mile Oregon Scenic Byway. This
picturesque route travels from the rich farmland of the Willamette Valley,
along and across the Calapooia and South Santiam rivers into the thick forests
of the Cascade Mountains. For more information on this historic journey contact
U.S. Forest Service in Sweet Home or go to: Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce.
Lebanon, Oregon's Annual Strawberry Festival has the world's largest strawberry cake, parade and carnival every year. The Lebanon Strawberry Festival began in 1909 as a salute to abundant berry fields in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Usually held in late May and early June, join Lebanon and the surround area in celebrating nearly 100 years of strawberries. For more information about the festival please go to: Lebanon Strawberry Festival
Map & Directions
For park information, camping availability or reservations please call (541) 967-3917
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