Little North Santiam River Recreation Management Area

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Little North Santiam River Recreation Management Area

Oregon

(503) 897-2406

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Things To Do

Overview

Little North Santiam River is a great place to spend an afternoon or a week by the riverside. Two BLM managed sites are located along the river and provide the primary points of public facilities and interfacing with the Little North Santiam River.

The Bureau of Land Management's Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site is located in the Little North Santiam Recreation Area and features easy access to the Litle North Fork of the Santiam River. The site offers awesome opportunities for camping, swimming, hiking, picnicking and fishing. Elkhorn offers 24 family campsites, five picnic sites, river access trails and water spigots for potable water. Large trailers are not recommended in the site.

Canyon Creek also offers high quality day use recreation along the Little North Santiam River. A large sandy beach allows for picnicking, swimming and fishing in a beautiful setting. Fifteen developed picnic sites, vault restrooms, and a hand pump for potable water are available. Traffic can be high during the busy summer season, so please exercise caution.

Map of Little North Santiam River Rec. Management Area

Latitude, Longitude: 44.822760, -122.385979

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Activities

  • Boating

    Call the area for more information.

  • Auto/Motorcycle

    Driving on the numerous roads around the river is a great way to see the surrounding scenery.

  • Camping

    Campgrounds are available in the various BLM managed areas around the river.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is a popular activity on the river.

  • Hiking

    Trails along the river give visitors access to swimming holes and fishing.

  • Hunting

    Call the area for more information.

  • Picnicking

    Picnicking along the shore of the river or in one of the several developed picnic areas is a great way to enjoy an outdoor meal.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming and other water sports are popularly enjoyed on the Little North Santiam River.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(503) 897-2406

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