Picnic areasBoat RampHas Wheelchair AccessHas FishingHas Trailer Site
Five miles west of Eugene off Clear Lake Road. Richardson Park at 157 acres offers several amenities all on the shores of beautiful Fern Ridge Lake.

Day Use Park Hours: Dawn to Dusk.

Day Use Parking Fee: $3 per vehicle.

Unreserved Picnic Areas: Several picnic tables and barbecues are distributed among the day use and marina areas.

Reserved Picnic Area: Three (3) picnic shelters with 150 people maximum per site. The fee for each area is $150 and includes picnic tables, serving counter, a large group BBQ, electric burners and outlets, and running water.  The $3 parking fee is not included in the reservation fee.  Please select Richardson/Day Use under "Find a site to reserve" to check for availbility and to view site map.

Game Areas: Sand volleyball court, swings, playstructure, and unsupervised swimming area. Reservations are for the picnic area only and do not include game areas or other facilities which are available on a first come, first served basis.

Concessions: Food items available. For more information contact 541-461-7886 (provided by Orchard Point Concessionaires).

Marina and Boat Ramp: Seasonal and short term moorage (263 slips), and a boat ramp with boat trailer parking are available. Please call the Marina Manager at 541-935-2005 for the fee schedule, moorage reservations, and more information.

Camping: The 88 site campground is open mid-April through mid-October.  Please check our Events and News page at for the opening and closing dates for the current year.  There is a non-refundable reservation fee of $10 per reservation.  The site fees per night are $25 for most sites or $27.50 for premier sites with all sites having water and electric hookups and $7.00 per extra vehicle.  Fees include access to the day use areas.  Reservations must be made a minimum of 3 days prior to the date you want to arrive.  Drop-ins are only guaranteed 2 nights in a site.  Sites accommodate RV/tents.  Use of dump station free with payment for campsite.  Quite hours are 10:00 pm to 8:00 am.  Site specifications vary, so check out the site map for specific site information.  Please select Richardson/Camping under "Find a site to reserve" to check for availability and to view site map.

Nearby Recreation/Attractions:

Oregon Country Fair (Veneta, July)
Scandinavian Festival (Junction City, August)
Lane County Fair (Eugene, August)
Golf Courses
Cities of Veneta & Junction City
Downtown Eugene
Covered Bridges
University of Oregon
Mount Pisgah Arboretum
For more information contact Lane County Parks at 541-682-2000.

This park is governed by the Lane County Park Rules.
Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Picnic Tables: 35
Tent Sites: No
Trailer Sites: 88
Boat Ramp: Yes
Showers: Yes
Water Sports: Yes
Fishing: Yes
Hiking: No
Hunting: No
Disabled Access: Yes
Location: 25950 Richardson Park Road -- Northwest corner of Fern Ridge Resevoir off Clear Lake Road.
Park Agency: Lane County Parks
Watershed: Long Tom
Latitude/Longitude: 44.1212746378808 / -123.316444221362

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