Whitcomb Creek County Park
Quartzville Road, Foster, Oregon
Located on Green Peter Reservoir east of Sweet Home
Boaters please use caution due to floating debris and the water levels are low. Please use the Thistle Creek boat ramp!
The campground will close as of September 28th, 2015.
Visitors to Green Peter Reservoir:
Please be advised that as of Friday September 25, 2015 we anticipate that the water elevation of Green Peter Reservoir will be too low to safely launch a boat from any of the boat ramps on the Reservoir. The water level of Green Peter will have dropped below the bottom of the ramps at both Thistle and Whitcomb Creek boat ramps rendering them un-usable.
Site measurement & description
Campground: The campground will close as of September 27th, 2015
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: boat ramp, hiking trails, picnic and swimming areas.
Campsite descriptions and lengths:
Campground Map: Campground Map | Expanded view of Whitcomb Creek County Park | Site measurement & description
ODFW 2015 Trout Stocking Scedule
Recreation Plan for Green Peter Reservoir and the Quartzville Recreation Corridor
Boat Ramp Information:
Currently the Green Peter Reservior water level is to low to launch a boat at the Whitcomb Creek Boat Ramp. Please use the Thistle Creek Boat Ramp.
Water Levels: The toe (end of the concrete) of the Whitcomb boat ramp is elevation 970’.
Green Peter Reservoir Flow Chart | U.S Army Engineer Daily Water Flow Observed Pool
Check in: Check in is anytime after 2:00 p.m.
Check out time: Check out time is 12:00 p.m.
Description: Nestled deep within the luxurious, forested setting of Green Peter Reservoir is beautiful Whitcomb Creek County Park. This 328-acre rustic County Park is perfect for enjoying spectacular mountain views, bird-watching, sailing, fishing, hiking, camping and water skiing. Bring your jet ski, speed boat or fishing boat and enjoy the beautiful waters of Green Peter Reservoir.
Please note if you are trying to reserve with in 4 days of your arrival the map will show all campsites not available.
Changes to your reservation may incur a $5.00 change fee per site.
Additional over-flow area is reservable for groups
are based on up to 8 guests per site.
minimum for Memorial Day & Labor Day holidays.
minimum for any weekend and for the 4th of July holiday.
Please be aware that you will forfiet your first nights camping fee,
if you move from your reserved campsite to a first come, first serve campsite.
Reservations will be charged an $12 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
are subject to an $12 non-refundable 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.
The fee envelope can be filled out and paid at Whitcomb Creek County Park.
Type of site
# of sites
Basic Campsite with No Hookups
Designated Group Camping Area with 25 picnic tables
(capacity: up to 100 people)
Your camping fee pays for one vehicle at your site. Any additional vehicles are allowed for $7.00 per night, per vehicle.
Come play on Green Peter Reservoir with us!
The boat ramp facility is located on Green Peter Reservoir and within one mile of the Whitcomb Creek campground. Bring your speed boat, fishing boat or your jet skis and enjoy the beautiful waters of Green Peter Reservoir.
This long ramp and gradual slope allow for easy boat launch and retrieval.
39 individual campsites are offered and available through the online reservation system. Nestled deep within the luxurious forested setting, the campground is located approximately one mile up the peninsula of Green Peter Reservoir. The Whitcomb Creek campground is ready to provide all of your family camping enjoyment.
Whitcomb Creek Count Park offers a group designated camping area which is separate from the individual campground.
The group area holds up to 100 people and has two water faucets and a vault toilet facility. In this lush forested area there are around 25 picnic tables for your family meals. There is plenty of room for families with tents and lots of space to park trailers and motorhomes on the asphalt parking lot.
Group area camping rates: Non-Refundable Reservation fee of $50.00 plus a nightly camping rate of $200.00 per night. There is a two night minimum stay required on weekends, all camping and reservations fee are due at the time of the reservation.
There is also a day-use area within walking distance of the group camping area. Please contact the Linn County Parks Department to reserve the group area (541)967-3917.
Swimming, fishing, sailing or just camping are some of the activities that you can enjoy on the Green Peter Reservoir. Bring your jet ski, speed boat or fishing boat and enjoy the beautiful waters of Green Peter Reservoir. From the campground, it is a quick drive by car or about a 2-mile hike to the reservoir
The Green Peter Reservoir, with its 3,720 acres of water, is the perfect place to go for a swim. Enjoy easy water access as you slip into the cool waters of the lake.
City of Sweet Home is located on the southeastern edge of the beautiful Willamette Valley and lies nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range not far from the scenic Oregon Coast. It is recognized as the "Gateway to the Santiam Playground" recreational area.For more information go to: Sweet Home Chamber of Commerce.
The Oregon Jamboree located in Sweet Home is the Northwest's Premier Country Music and Camping Festival. The Jamboree offers an intimate concert experience. In addition to featured headline entertainment this family style event hosts RV and tent camping, food booths, beer & wine gardens, and special displays. Founded in 1992, The Jamboree is produced by the nonprofit Sweet Home Economic Development Group. Over 400 festival volunteers contribute their efforts to insure a safe and fun experience for all. For more information go to: Oregon Jamboree
Green Peter Reservoir spans over 3720 acres of water
and camping recreation. It is operated by the Corps of Engineers
and is only nine miles up Quartzville Road from the Sunnyside
County Park. For further information
about Foster and Green Peter Reservoirs you can call our office at (541) 967-3917.
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.
The Sportsman's Holiday and Sweet Home Rodeo, held in July, this popular event features a professional rodeo, grand parade, buckaroo breakfast, music and dancing, an amusement carnival, and fireworks over Foster Lake. If you enjoy rodeo events like bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and steer wrestling, the Sweet Home Rodeo has them all. For more information about the Sportman's Holiday and Rodeo go to: Sweet Home Chamber.
The Linn County Historical Museum is located in historic Brownsville, Oregon. Housed in Brownsville's original railroad depot, the museum holds collections and information representing all of Linn County. The museum also cares for the Moyer House, an elegant home completed in 1881 by pioneering figures of Brownsville. The Linn County Historical Museum and Moyer House are owned by the Linn County Parks & Recreation Department. For more information about the Historical Museum go to: Linn County Historical Museum.
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