Tumalo State Park RV & Campground Guide


Located south of downtown Tumalo, Tumalo State Park rests along Oregon's breathtaking Deschutes River. The town of Bend is a short seven-mile drive from the park, making it close enough for quick runs to get extra camping supplies. As for the park, it has miles upon miles of challenging yet scenic hiking trails where you'll come across wildlife such as deer, coyotes, eagles, and blue herons. When you visit, you'll enjoy the moderately mild temperatures, but keep in mind that it can become quite hot in the summer.

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Spring 28-66 F
Summer 43-83 F
Fall 29-75 F
Winter 24-46 F
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Nearby Cities
Bend, OR
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Tumalo State Park

There is a vast selection of camping options in and around Tumalo State Park. If you want to soak in all the area has to offer without having to worry about lodging, consider renting a recreational vehicle from RVshare. All rentals come with 24/7 roadside assistance, nationwide insurance, and a devoted team member to help you with the process.

Tumalo State Park Campground

Tumalo State Park has a total of 77 RV campsites with 23 of them being accessible for RVs. All camping sites have a picnic table and a fire ring. The RV sites also have electric, water, and sewer hookups. Sometimes, the campsites fill up quickly since it's in the heart of sunny central Oregon. That's why you should reserve your spot at least a month ahead of time. 

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: No

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Picnic tables, fire rings

Scandia RV Park

Scandia RV Park is located in the city of Bend off of Highway 97. It's less than nine miles from the state park. The campground has over 60 full-hookup sites surrounded by mature trees and grass. For added convenience, there's an RV storage site next to the property. 

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Laundry facility, showers, restrooms, recreational hall

Bend/Sisters Garden RV Resort

The Bend/Sisters Garden RV Resort is conveniently situated between Bend and Sisters. This is slightly over a 30-minute drive from the state park. It has 105 asphalt pull-through sites that can accommodate RVs from 50 to 80 feet with plenty of room to spare. 

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Luxury bathhouses, swimming pool, picnic table, fire ring

Crown Villa RV Resort

The luxurious Crown Villa RV Resort in Bend is about 20 minutes south of Tumalo State Park. There are well over 110 campsites that can handle large RVs up to 72 feet long. They have a fitness center, hot tub, steam room, business center, community kitchen, and so much more. 

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Cable TV, restrooms, showers, laundry facility, on-site propane

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What to Do at
Tumalo State Park

Inside Tumalo State Park

Tumalo State Park is the ideal place for anyone who loves hiking, biking, fishing, or picnicking. Outside of these outdoor adventures, you can go swimming or tubing in the Deschutes River or relax in the sunshine. During the winter months, there are plenty of snowy back-country areas to explore, or you can hike the many miles of trails.

Outside Tumalo State Park

There's lots to see and do outside Tumalo State Park. You'll find plenty of sites to explore, restaurants, and a variety of shopping places. Most of these attractions are located in or around Bend.


Root Down Kitchen

The Root Down Kitchen serves vegan comfort foods with creative flavor. The kitchen is free of all animal products. They typically offer salads, rice, tacos, and sandwiches.

Type: Vegan comfort foods

Location: 215 Northwest Hill St, Bend, OR 97703

The Garden Café & Ora Juice Company

Looking for a great place to get a blend of nutritious juices or a meal? Look no further than the Garden Café & Ora Juice Company. Their juices have just the right amount of blend that gives you both nutrition and taste. They also serve a variety of breakfast and lunch dishes.

Type: Juice bar

Location: 519 Northwest Colorado Ave, Bend, OR 97703

Sunny Yoga Kitchen

Get the best of nourishing your entire being at Sunny Yoga Kitchen. The café is separate from the yoga studio and is not open at the same time. The café serves healthy organic, delicious meals with indoor and outdoor seating. They teach vinyasa yoga, where you'll be shown how to strengthen and stretch your body through your breathing. The classes will show you how to incorporate breath and movement.

Type: Cafe

Location: 2748 Northwest Crossing Dr, Bend, OR 97703

Bangers & Brews

In 2019, Bangers & Brews was rated the number one local place to eat on Yelp. They serve gourmet sausages with an Argentinian flair, chicken, garden salads, and more. This family-owned restaurant also does catering and special events. The food is purchased locally, so you can be sure that everything they cook is fresh.

Type: Argentinian

Location: 1288 Southwest Simpson Ave, Bend, OR 97702

Valentine's Deli

Valentine’s Deli serves up the most scrumptious deli subs and sandwiches with a side of chips. To quench your thirst, they offer a wide variety of soft drinks.

Type: Deli

Location: 555 Northwest Arizona Ave, Bend, OR 97703


Cascade Village Shopping Center

The nearest shopping area to Tumalo State Park is Cascade Village Shopping Center. Here, you have a ton of shopping options (clothing for men and women, shoes, mattresses, etc.), a grocery store (equipped with all necessities for restocking your RV), and services.

Location: 63455 North Highway 97, Bend, OR 97703

Old Mill District

The Old Mill District is one of the largest shopping areas in the vicinity of Tumalo State Park, so it's ideal for picking up an outfit, going to the salon, or having a spa day. Besides shopping, they have restaurants as well.

Location: 420 Southwest Powerhouse Dr, Bend, OR 97702

Brookwood Meadow Plaza

If you're searching for something to amuse the whole family, check out this magnificent plaza. Brookwood Meadow Plaza has a children's art studio, grocery store, services, and more.

Location: 19530 Amber Meadow Dr, Bend, OR 97702

The Village at Sunriver

The Village at Sunriver has something for everyone. You'll find boutique shopping, pastries, craft beer, outdoor recreation, family entertainment, and more.

Location: 57100 Beaver Dr, Bend, OR 97707

Bend Factory Outlet Stores

Right off of Highway 97 is the Bend Factory Outlet Stores. The most famous brand name stores are found here, including Carter's, Nike Factory Store, and Maurices.

Location: 61334 South U.S. Highway 97, Bend, Oregon 97702


Wanderlust Tours

Discover the outdoors with Wanderlust Tours and escape the hustle and bustle of the day. Explore the inside of the Lava Tube Cave for some fun, education, and adventures. From June through October, they offer canoe and kayak tours that travel through the Cascade Lakes. In April, May, October, and November, the canoe and kayak tours also travel on Deschutes River for double the fun.

Location: 61535 South Highway 97 #13, Bend, OR 97702

Big Mountain Heli Tours

Looking for a new way to explore Bend? Big Mountain Heli Tours has the right idea with their helicopter tours. You can experience scenic, outdoor, and wine-tasting tours. Their professional pilots will see to it that you get to see it all from the sky.

Location: 550 Southwest Industrial Way, Bend, OR 97702

Sun Country Tours

Take the Big Eddy Thriller through the rapids that flow through Deschutes River with Sun Country Tours. For three hours, you can skim across the class two and class three whitewater rapids on McKenzie River. Paddleboarders will like the idea of being able to rent a sturdy board for two hours or all day at this location.

Location: 531 Southwest 13th St, Bend, OR 97702

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe

The staff at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe sells all the accessories needed to go on the water, including lifejackets. They also rent canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards for two hours at a time. But that's not all; they also give tours and lessons for beginners.

Location: 805 Southwest Industrial Way, Bend, OR 97702

Central Oregon Diving

Take a dive or snorkeling adventure with Central Oregon Diving. They offer underwater self-guided scavenger hunts. Each month there is a different dive at one of the lakes in the area, so you'll have a new adventure each time you go. Don't have your own diving gear? That's no problem because you can rent some while you're there.

Location: 157 Northeast Greenwood Ave, Bend, OR 97701

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How to Get to
Tumalo State Park

From downtown Tumalo, head east on 4th Street toward Cook Avenue. You'll then turn at the first intersection and follow the road to your destination.

Entering Tumalo State Park

Tumalo State Park is open from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Tumalo State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $5.0

We're keyed up about your upcoming visit to Tumalo State Park. There are plenty of recreational opportunities inside the park. However, if you get exhausted from hiking and watersports, you'll have a variety of attractions, restaurants, and shops outside the park to help keep things going. When you upload your memories on social media, be sure to tag us at RVshare. You can also send a snapshot of your favorite activity with a few details about your time at the state park to [email protected] We might even feature your photograph and story on our social media sites or blog.