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Indian Mary Park

Campground Description:  Indian Mary Park is owned and operated by Josephine County.  Like All Josephine County parks, Indian Mary is financially supported by day use and camping fees only.  Aside from being a beautiful park, Indian Mary Park has historic significance as at 61 acres it once was the smallest Indian reservation in the nation.  The park is situated on the banks of the Rouge River, offering both fishing and swimming opportunities.  In addition to the camping sites, the park also offers volleyball, Frisbee golf, 2 playgrounds, horseshoes and miles of hiking trails.  Indian Mary Park is a destination park, so plan on a long stay in order to enjoy all that Indian Mary Park has to offer.  Full services and shopping is available in Grants Pass (approximately 21 miles).  All loops except the "D" Loop are closed from October through the end of March.  The "D" Loop is open year-round offering hot showers and flush toilets year round.  No running water at the campsites during the winter.

Number of Sites:    44 Full Hook-up
                            14 electricity and water
                              2 yurts

Electricity:  At 58 camping sites

Water:  At 58 camping sites

Sewer:  At 44 sites

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes, for use by registered campers only

Directions:  From Interstate 5 (I-5) northbound or southbound, take exit 61.  Southbound I-5 turn right (north) at the stop sign onto Monument Drive and follow for 300 yards and then turn left (west) onto Merlin Road.  Northbound I-5 follow the exit to the stop sign and then turn left (west) onto Merlin Road.  Follow Merlin Road for 3.3 miles to Glace Road.  Turn left (south) onto Glace Road and follow for 7.1 miles to the entrance of Indian Mary Park.

Fishing:  Yes.  Indian Mary Park is situated on the shores of the Rouge River.  Fish for salmon and steelhead as well as trout.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Good.  There are a few open fields that offer clear views of the sky, most notably near the volleyball court.  The exact location for computerized telescopes (at the volleyball area) is 42 33' 10" N, 123 32' 29" W

Nearby Golfing: 

Applegate Golf Course
7350 New Hope Rd
Grants Pass, Oregon 97527
Phone: (541) 955-0480
Applegate Golf - Public

Colonial Valley Golf Course
75 Nelson Way
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phone: (541) 479-5568
Colonial Valley Golf Course - Public

Dutcher Creek Golf Course
4611 Upper River Rd
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phone: (541) 474-2188
Dutcher Creek Golf Course - Public 

Red Mountain Golf Course
324 N Schoolhouse Creek
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phone: (541) 479-2297
Red Mountain Golf Course - Public

Contact Information:

Josephine County Parks Department

125 Ringuette Street
Grants Pass, OR 97527
Phone: (541) 474-5285
Indian Mary Park

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The sign at the entrance to Indian Mary Park

Map of Indian Mary Park

RV camping sites at Indian Mary Park

The restrooms at Indian Mary Park offer hot showers and flush toilets. The restrooms in the "D" loop are open year round

One of the yurts for rent at Indian Mary Park

The Rouge River at Indian Mary Park

Indian Mary Park offers a fully paved boat launch and plenty of boat trailer parking

The playground in the day use area at Indian Mary Park

The fall colors are particularly spectacular at Indian Mary Park


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