John Neal Memorial County Park
820 Neal Park Rd, Lyons, Oregon
Located outside Lyons on the North Santiam River
John Neal has no availability for Labor Day weekend
The Boat ramp is currently closed at John Neal Memorial Park due to shore errosion that has caused a drop off at the end of the ramp. Alternative boat ramp is Lyons Mehama Bridge.
Campground: The campground and boat ramp will open on
Friday; April, 25th 2014
Reservations: All reservations can be made up to a year in advance, but no later than four days prior to your desired arrival date.
Day use: Reservable
covered shelter, to reserve the shelter please call our office at (541)967-3917
Check in and check out times: Check in is 2:00 and check out is 2:30
Park Map: John Neal Memorial County Park Map
Description: Fishing, floating and rafting on the wild waters of the North Santiam River are the main attractions for visitors to this 30-acre park. While camping or enjoying a picnic at John Neal, visitors can search for the park's abundant wildlife on trails that wind through wetlands and beaver ponds. Explore, fish, and raft the Santiam River and enjoy early spring or fall camping while enjoying the quiet atmosphere and wildlife.
Changes to your reservation may incur a $5.00 change fee per site
Please note if you are trying to reserve with in 4 days of your arrival the map will show all campsites not available.
Campsites are reservable. Sites that have not been reserved will be first-come, first-serve.
are based on up to 8 guests per site.
minimum for Memorial Day & Labor Day.
minimum for any weekend and for the 4th of July holiday.
Reservations will be charged a $12 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
will be subject to a $12 non-refundable reservation fee.
must be made at least 4 days prior to your arrival.
Group Designated Camping Area has a $50 non-refundable reservation fee plus all camping
fees due at time of reservation. Call (541) 967-3917 for more
Extra vehicle fee of $7.00 per night. Extra Vehicle classification chart.
Type of site
Basic Campsite with No Hookups
Basic Campsite with Water
Group Designated Camping Area
(up to 100 people)
At John Neal County Park visitors can search for the park's abundant wildlife on trails that wind through wetlands and beaver bonds.
Great water access to the North Santiam River is offered on this easily accessible boat ramp. The ramp is long with a gentle slope allowing for an easy launch and retrieval.
Campsites, set back off the roads, are available with and without
hookups. Cleared areas are perfect for tent camping too. Picnic tables
and fire pits are also available at all campsites.
Perfect for family reunions, community groups and large get-togethers. Group camping areas are designated for groups up to 100 people and include built-in buffet tables, fire pits, picnic tables and cleared areas.
In addition to a designated group camping area, the reservable shelter is available
for day use.
**Shelters can be reserved up to three days prior to your event. Please note that special-use permits request form are required for dunk tanks, bounce castles and inflatable slides.
Refundable cleaning deposits of $100.00 and a $100.00 non-refundable reservation fee will apply to reserve this shelter.
John Neal County Park is great for all ages. Bring the entire family
for day-use events like birthday parties and family get-togethers.
The playground makes a perfect activity for kids during a family camping
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