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John Neal Memorial County Park

820 Neal Park Rd, Lyons, Oregon

Located outside Lyons on the North Santiam River

Campground: The campground and boat ramp are open for 2012. NEW! Reservations can be made up to 4 days prior to your arrival.

Day use: Reservable covered shelter (To reserve the shelter please call our office)

Check in and check out times: NEW! Check in is 2:00.

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.


Reserve OnlineCamping Rates

Changes to your reservation may incur a $5.00 change fee per site

arow 23 Campsites are reservable. Sites that have not been reserved will be first-come, first-serve.
arow Rates are based on up to 8 guests per site.
arow 3-night minimum for Memorial Day & Labor Day.

arow Reservations will be charged a $12 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
arow Cancellations will be subject to a $12 non-refundable reservation fee.
arow Cancellations must be made at least 4 days prior to your arrival.
arow 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 information.
arow Extra vehicle fee of $7.00 per night. Extra Vehicle classification chart.

Type of site

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Senior discount

Basic Campsite with No Hookups



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Basic Campsite with Water



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Group Designated Camping Area
(up to 100 people)







Hiking Trails

At John Neal County Park visitors can search for the park's abundant wildlife on trails that wind through wetlands and beaver bonds.








Boat Ramp

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.

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Group Camping

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.






Group Shelter

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 adventure.







Nearby Attractions

Fisherman's Bend Campground | Website
Elk Horn Valley Inn Bed & Breakfast | Website
Detroit Lake | Website
Willamette National Forest | Website


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