Marion County Parks
Due to wildfires, the following parks are CLOSED:
- Salmon Falls
- Bear Creek
- North Fork
Due to ice-storms, the following GATED parks are CLOSED:
- Aumsville Ponds
- Bonesteele Park
- Scotts Mills
- Spong's Landing
Due to ice-storms, the following UN-GATED parks are CLOSED:
County Park News
Parks Use and Rules
- No reservations are accepted for any Marion County parks. They are always first-come-first-served.
- No alcohol or smoking are allowed in Marion County parks per
Marion County Code.
Parking fee collection is in effect from May through September 15 on North Fork Road and in county parks accessed from North Fork Road, including North Fork Park, Salmon Falls Park, Bear Creek Park day-use parking, and Lomker’s Bridge day-use area. Fees can be paid using cash or check. A $30 annual parking pass is also available, which will allow unlimited daily parking for one vehicle along North Fork Road and in Marion County North Fork corridor parks. Annual passes can be purchased at any of the parking fee stations or at Marion County Public Works, Building 1, 5155 Silverton Road NE in Salem.
Emergency Phones on North Fork Road Corridor
There are now emergency phones located on North Fork Road at:
- Elkhorn Fire Department at 32788 N. Fork Rd. SE, Lyons, OR 97358.
Marion County Parks Need Your Help!
We need volunteers and that means people who want to serve on the Marion County Parks Commission and those who want to work on projects in the parks. Can you help? Check out our
volunteer page for more information.