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Beautiful River

We camped here with Girl Scouts at Riverside campground. Lots of room, lots of trails. No running... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bend, Oregon
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Head of the Metolius

Plenty of parking. Short walk. Great View. Beautiful Ponderosa Redwoods.Had an upgraded porta... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Julia R
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Camp Sherman, OR
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We camped here with Girl Scouts at Riverside campground. Lots of room, lots of trails. No running water no power. A great back to basics campground with no electricity 😊

Thank Hopefull1995
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking. Short walk. Great View. Beautiful Ponderosa Redwoods.Had an upgraded porta potty. Trash cans. Tons of chipmunks!

Thank Julia R
Reviewed 18 August 2018

You can see the origin of this Wild and Scenic River at an overlook where the water pours out of the side of Black Butte, and then go into Camp Sherman to pick up a hiking trail that takes you along the spring fed river...More

Thank mwood103
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is a wild river and it is beautifully preserved. The hiking along the river is some of our favorite terrain. Beautifully forested, soft duff trail right along the shore. Even if you don't fish ( and we don't) this is still a wonderful place...More

1  Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Hiking along the Metolius River after a light snowfall is magical. There is a nice out and back four mile walk starting at the Camp Sherman general store. Well marked paths. Great views of the forest and Black Butte.

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful rivers and wonderful camping. Soem of the highlights of Oregon in this area. Views of Mt Jefferson, great mountain bike trails!

Thank Kelleyanne
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Every time I come to Central Oregon I always stop here, as I have been doing for over 30 years. Its a serene place, beautiful and well maintained. Oh and if you bring peanuts the chipmunks will literally come out and take them from your...More

Thank skywaker9
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went to the head of the Metolius River which flows out of a hillside. From the parking lot it is a relatively short walk along a paved path. There is no access to the river itself from this location. To get to the water...More

1  Thank bczican
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Well this place was fun, after parking your car at the head of the Mitolius, there is a short walk to the actual head of the river that comes from the center of the Earth. You can see all these chipmunks in the summer playing...More

Thank kelso4001
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The river is just gorgeous! The people are friendly as can be! So relaxing and enjoyable. I had three girl friends with me and they fell in love with Camp Sherman and the Metolius River too!

Thank VickiA63
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13 February 2018|
Response from Timothy C | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot at the headwaters has a paved path down to the river.