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Cedar Grove Campground Information

Overview: Cedar Grove Campground is a camping area located within the Molalla River State Park, which is in the vicinity of Canby, Oregon. This park lies at the confluence of the Willamette, Molalla, and Pudding Rivers and offers a variety of outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, hiking, wildlife viewing and of course, camping.

Camping Facilities: The campground is known for its natural beauty including tall cedars and other native vegetation. The facilities may include:

  • Tent sites
  • Picnic tables
  • Fire pits
  • Restrooms
  • Potable water

Please note the facilities can vary, and not all campsites within the park may have the same amenities.

Reservations and Fees: Campers should check if the Cedar Grove Campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis or if reservations can be made in advance. There may also be a fee associated with camping, and rates could vary based on the type of campsite and the time of year.

Activities: Molalla River State Park offers various activities such as:

  • Fishing: The rivers are popular spots for catching salmon, steelhead, and other fish species.
  • Boating: There are boat ramps available for those wanting to explore the rivers by water.
  • Hiking: There are trails within the park for those seeking a hike among nature.
  • Wildlife Viewing: The park is a great place for birdwatching and seeing local flora and fauna.
  • Picnicking: There are picnic areas for day use, perfect for family outings.

Wildlife and Plants: Cedar Grove Campground, being a part of a larger ecosystem surrounding the confluence of three rivers, hosts a diverse range of wildlife including birds, mammals, and an array of plant life native to the Pacific Northwest.

Rules and Regulations: As with any state park, there are rules to ensure the safety and preservation of the natural environment:

  • Leave No Trace: Visitors are expected to pack out what they bring in.
  • Campfire Safety: Campfires are usually allowed in designated areas but can be subject to seasonal bans due to wildfire risk.
  • Fishing Regulations: Anglers must adhere to state fishing regulations and have the appropriate licenses.
  • Pet Policies: Pets are often welcome but need to be on a leash and under control at all times.
  • Quiet Hours: Most campgrounds enforce quiet hours during the evening and early morning.

Accessibility: Check if the campground offers accessible facilities for those with disabilities. This can include accessible camping spots, restrooms, and paths.

Weather and Best Time to Visit: The Pacific Northwest climate means wet winters and dry summers. The best time for camping is usually from late spring to early fall when the weather is warmer and dryer.

Contact Information: Prior to visiting, campers should contact the Oregon State Parks system or the park's specific visitor center for the most current information regarding openings, closures, and any alerts that may impact their stay.


For the most accurate and up-to-date information, it's important to contact the park's administration or visit the official Oregon State Parks website before planning your trip, as conditions and available services may have changed after this knowledge cutoff date.

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