Best Hiking Trails in Tumalo State Park
Tumalo State park is a campground and separate day use area in Tumalo Oregon. It is in between Bend and Sisters. This state park is very well maintained and has three separate loops with many spots available for tent camping ($21 a night), as well as yurts ($46), and pet friendly yurts ($56). There are spots will full RV hook ups as well. There are bathroom and shower facilities. During the winter months showers are open to the public for $2 per person/ per shower. The day use area has a lot to offer as well, for a $5 day use fee you can enjoy the creek and picnic areas. During peak season you will want to make reservations for a camp site to make sure you have a spot. Fire wood is available for purchase here. This is a very fun state park with lots of offer.
If you make reservations online you are all set to go. Make sure you print out the parking pass and display that in your window. If you do not reserve a site when you arrive at the park you will need to find your camping spot and then go to the kiosk and use the self service payment system. They can accept cash, card, or check. After you are checked in and payed, you are all set!
When to Go
During the summer this park is full and busy. This time of year in central Oregon it can be very hot. In the early fall this park is still full on the weekends. In the late fall and winter seasons there are more sites open however only “B” loop is open year round. If you are are going to come during peak season be sure to make reservations, the odds of finding a spot without will be very slim.
A permit is required on the day use side for $5 or a state park pass.
Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash at all times. Please clean up after your pet. There are dog waste stations around the park.