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Douglas County Parks Department


December 22, 2015

The Douglas County Parks Department is seeking input from the public in the formulation of a Local Parks Master Plan. A town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 5th at 7 PM at the Church Annex room at the OSU Extension Office, 1134 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg.

The focus of this meeting will be for the public to give input on the future management of parks in the “Active” category.  “Active” parks are generally defined as those that may include RV and/or tent camping, support commercial activity, yurts, camping cabins, RV parks intensive recreational facilities, interpretive centers, meeting facilities, educational facilities, playgrounds and infrastructure.

To date, the Local Parks Master Plan includes 16 parks identified as “Active”.  These include Chief Miwaleta, Mildred Kanipe, Half Moon Bay, River Forks, Whister’s Bend, Windy Cove and others.  Participants will be able to provide input on all parks currently classified as “Active”.

For more information please see the Douglas County Parks webpage at: or call the Douglas County Parks Department at 541-957-7001.





You can still call our office Monday – Thursday (10:00am – 2:00pm) to make your reservation or purchase a parking permit at 541-957-7001.

Welcome to the Douglas County Parks Department, your home for one of the finest Southern Oregon outdoor recreation experiences available.

The Douglas County Parks Department was established in 1950 and was the first County Parks system developed in the state of Oregon. The Parks Department has grown to over 2,800 acres of recreational opportunities for residents and tourists alike. With over 48 dedicated parks, located in the 100 valleys of the Umpqua River, it is the perfect place to go for picnicking, hiking, camping, boating, fishing, trail riding, and ocean dune recreation.

There are numerous recreation opportunities that await you in Douglas County. For a park tour and description of your favorite park, campground, RV sites, cabins, facility permit rental, and boat launch facilities, click on the one of the links listed on the left.


The Oregon State Parks online store is now open!  You can now purchase State Park Day-Use and ATV permits online at


  Click to purchase
Mildred Kanipe Permit:
Parking Permits.
Click to purchase
General Park Permit:
General Parking Permits.



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