North Fork Park
Marion County parks are closed until further notice. The closure includes all Marion County parks, trails, restrooms, picnic areas, boat ramps, play structures, and all other facilities. This is part of the countywide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The first park land purchased by Marion County was for North Fork Park. 8.52 acres of the park are leased from BLM. The warm water of the Little North Fork of the Santiam River, a swimming hole, sandy beach, and one-half hour drive from the Salem urban area combine to make North Fork Park one of the most popular Marion County park areas. Work relief crews helped develop the park's trail system.
Facilities at a Glance
- Open Year-round (unless closed to snow fall)
- Day Use Only - Open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- 11.98 Acres
- Picnic Tables
- Water Activities
- Hiking Trails
- ADA Accessible: Restroom and trail
Smoking and alcohol are prohibited at all county parks (see
Marion County Code).
Parking fee: From May 15 to September 15, Day Use visitors must pay a parking fee of $5 per day per vehicle or purchase a $30 annual parking pass. Parking fee stations are located at North Fork Park, Salmon Falls Park, Bear Creek Park day use parking, Lomker's Bridge day use area, and along North Fork Road.
Travel twenty-eight miles east of Salem via Hwy 22, and one mile past Mehama, turn left onto North Fork Road. North Fork Park is located three miles up the road.
For More Information Contact:
5155 Silverton Rd.
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 588-5036
North Fork County Park
24450 North Fork Road SE
Mehama, OR 97346
6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.