Three Bears Campground

The Three Bears Campground location is in Salem, Oregon
97306. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Three Bears Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Bureau Of Land Management
Northwest Oregon District-Attn: Recreation Operations

Phone number


Campground information Salem, Oregon


No cash, check, or cards are accepted on site. Make a reservations three days in advance or use the mobile app below.

Reserve a site at Three Bears on or pay when you arrive for non-reserved campsites using the Mobile App. You must download before you reach the site since there is no cell reception in the drainage. 

Three Bears Recreation Site is available for walk-in tent camping on for reservations and first-come, first-served basis. Situated in a picturesque grove of western red cedar 4 miles south of Glen Avon Bridge, the site has 15 tent campsites, each equipped with a tent pad, metal fire ring, BBQ grill, and picnic table. The campground also has vault toilets and access to a beautiful cobble beach and swimming hole.


Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking and biking on nearby trails (Hardy Creek TH closest)


Amenities includes a vault restroom, individual campsites with picnic tables, BBQ grill, and a metal fire ring. There are two parking spots for each campsite located in the central parking lot. There is a central handpump for potable water off-site at Cedar Grove campground 1 mile east of Three Bears. There is no firewood at the site or firewood collection allowed, please bring your own firewood if you wish to have a fire.

Natural Features

Molalla Wild and Scenic River and forested environment.


For facility specific information, please call (503) 375-5646.

Nearby Attractions

Enjoy a scenic drive along the Molalla Wild and Scenic River which offers easy river access and opportunities for picnicking, swimming, camping, whitewater boating and fishing. The Molalla is one of the few undammed tributaries of the Willamette River and cuts a picturesque gorge on its way to the valley floor. Table Rock Wilderness is further up the canyon and accessible through three trailheads.

Charges & Cancellations

Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Bureau Of Land Management Salem, OR

How do I make a reservation with Three Bears Campground?

To make reservations at Three Bears Campground, you can call the office at .

$15-30 per night plus fees

Standard fees apply and are non-refundable.

Where is Three Bears Campground located?

The Three Bears Campground is located at Bureau Of Land Management Northwest Oregon District-Attn: Recreation Operations in Salem,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Three Bears Campground have tent or RV camping?

Three Bears Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at to make sure things haven’t changed.

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