Dexter State Recreation Site

  General Advisory 07/17/17
Effective Wednesday, Aug. 16, all Oregon State Parks will restrict open flames and campfires, including fires on all Oregon beaches. Briquettes, tiki-style torches and candles are also prohibited until further notice. Only fuel sources that can be turned off instantly, such as propane stoves and propane fire pits, will be allowed. Also, as a reminder, there is no smoking outside of your vehicle at Dexter SRS.

Major Features & Activities

  • Blue Indicates that some, but not all, facilities are accessible according to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards
Major Features & Activities:
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife
  • Horse Trails
  • Kayaking
  • Open Year Round
  • Bike Path
  • Boat Ramp
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing

Dexter State Recreation Site, on the western edge of Dexter Reservoir, provides convenient access to the reservoir with docks and a two lane launch ramp.  A picnic area with bbq stands and fire rings overlooks the lake.  But the lake is not the only attraction!  A popular 18-hole disc golf course winds it way through oaks and Douglas fir trees and you can reach nearby Elijah Bristow State Park through a system of connecting trails that follow the Middle Fork of the Willamette River.