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Douglas County Parks

The Douglas County Parks Department was established in 1949 and was the first County Park system in Oregon. From the Pacific Ocean to the Cascades and throughout the 100 Valleys of the Umpqua, the Park system now encompasses 70 properties, including 23 boat ramps, 11 campgrounds and 42 day use parks.

Adventure Awaits

Douglas County Parks are your gateway to adventure. Douglas County Parks has it or provides you access to these great natural wonders and recreation destinations, whether you enjoy:

  • Access to wineries and 57 varieties of grapes
  • Engaging with nature
  • Riding the Winchester Bay Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area dunes on your Off Highway Vehicles
  • Taking a float on the Umpqua river
  • World class fishing


Douglas County Parks are self-sufficient. This means that we do not receive any county tax revenue to operate our parks. We are reliant on visitors like you to help us manage and maintain the parks. Thank you for your patronage and assistance in keeping the Douglas County Parks looking good.

Parking Permits

There is a parking fee at all Douglas County Parks. You can purchase a daily pass or an annual pass. These can be purchased at the park or online. The parking fee helps pay for the operation and the maintenance of the park, since we do not receive any taxes to operate the parks.

  • Single Day Parking Permit - You can pay for daily parking permits at the Park or online.
  • 12 month Parking Permit - You can pay for a 12 month parking permit at the park, at participating retailers or online.

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