Parks closing, reservation system open in January

Whitcomb Creek Park Campground on the Green Peter Reservoir closed for the winter season on Sept. 24. John Neal Memorial Park Campground on the North Santiam River in Lyons will close on Oct. 1. They will reopen in April 2002.

The Sunnyside Park Campground, on Foster Reservoir, will close Nov. 5, 2002 and reopen on April 5.

Waterloo Park on the South Santiam River, upstream of Waterloo, is open year round.

Linn County Parks will begin taking reservations on Jan. 2, 2002 for the A-Row at Sunnyside Park and the A-Loop at Waterloo. The reservation system will remain at $11 plus the first night’s camping, payable on Visa or Mastercard. The $11 is not refundable, but the first night’s camping can be refunded up to two weeks prior to the reservation date. Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to arrival date.

For additional information, persons may write to the Linn County Parks and Recreation Department, 3010 SW Ferry St., Albany, OR 97321 or call (541) 967-3917.