Face coverings are currently required statewide and at our recreation sites for indoor public spaces at all times.
They are required for outdoor spaces when physical distancing is not possible.
For the latest information on COVID-19 in Oregon, visit the OHA.
For recommendations on how to protect yourself while at parks, visit the CDC.
Area wildfires affected our parks along the Clackamas River and in the Mt. Hood National Forest.
Here is the status of our parks:
- Limited access: Timothy Lake’s trails are open; however, the road along the south shore remains closed by Forest Service orders. The lake and trails are accessible by foot, bicycle and horse from nearby trailheads.
- Closed indefinitely: Timber Park, Faraday Road, Promontory Park (effective 11/1), Clackamas River Access Sites and Lake Harriet
Scenic beauty on a popular lake
On the Metolius Arm of Lake Billy Chinook, this campground offers easy access to one of the area’s most popular lakes.
You can enjoy fishing and comfortable camping with the convenience of a boat ramp, docks and drinking water while surrounded by the beauty of rugged canyons and a diverse evergreen forest.
The campground features more than 60 campsites in two loops. Many sites can be reserved ahead of time, so plan to arrive early if you hope to land a first-come, first-served site on a hot central Oregon weekend.
Motorized boats are allowed on the reservoir, making it easy to cool off with water sports or spend the day fishing for bass, trout, kokanee salmon, whitefish, and the occasional sucker, minnow or dace. The surrounding hills offer glimpses of bald eagles, mule deer, coyote and black-tailed jackrabbit.
The park is located in the Deschutes National Forest. PGE manages this site in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service.
Perry South Campground details
Perry South Campground is open from May 22 to Sept. 12, 2020.
For reservations, call 877-444-6777 or make a reservation online.
From Cove Palisades State Park, head east on SW Jordan Rd to Grandview. Turn left on SW Graham Rd. This will become Montgomery Rd/County Rd 64; follow signs for Perry South.
For more information, use our contact form or call the PGE Parks Information Line at 503-464-8515.