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Biking Biking at Wanatee Park
Wanatee Park now features a Mountain Bike Trail with the Linn Area Mountain Bike Association (LAMBA). For a trail map click here. In 2010, LAMBA entered into an agreement with Linn County to create a collection of single-track trails within the interior of the existing pathway loop. The approved design includes two loops combining to create approximately two miles of trails.
Camping Camping at Wanatee Park

Wanatee Park offers 69 campsites with a modern, state-of-the-art restroom and shower facility.  Campgrounds are usually open April 15 through late October, weather and ground conditions permitting. The Wanatee Park Campground is divided into two camping areas: A Loop and B Loop. 

A Loop (map) at Wanatee Park is the only family campground in the Linn County Park system that allows advanced reservations. To reserve a site, click here and select the campsite you are interested in. Reservations may only be made 4 days to 1 year in advance.

If you are wanting to camp less than 4 days out you will need to camp on a first-come, first-serve basis in an unreserved A Loop site or in the B Loop. B Loop sites are available entirely first-come, first-serve. There are two sanitary dumping stations nearby. 

Equestrian Activities Equestrian Activities at Wanatee Park
The 4 mile multi-use trail winds through a variety of vegetation types ranging from open meadows to brushy creek bottoms to mature timber. Users have the opportunity to enjoy the solitude of a ride in the woods while viewing wildflowers and abundant wildlife. The trail is popular for horseback riding. Large lot for trailer parking. 
 
Hunting Hunting at Wanatee Park
A portion of Wanatee Park is opened for a managed antlerless deer hunt during bow season. Names and zones are chosen by lottery system. For more information, please call 319-892-6450. Applications go out to our list of deer hunt contacts in July each year.
Picnicking Picnicking at Wanatee Park
Wanatee Park has many areas available for picnicking close to the playground, trail system, dog exercise areas - you can make a day of it at the park!
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Wanatee Park
The 4 mile multi-use trail winds through a variety of vegetation types ranging from open meadows to brushy creek bottoms to mature timber. Users have the opportunity to enjoy the solitude of a hike in the woods while viewing wildflowers and abundant wildlife. The trail is popular for hiking, horseback riding, nature study, running and cross country skiing. A portion of the trail system is groomed for cross country skiing, both classical and skate-ski styles in the winter. The trail system include a mountain biking system, developed and managed by Linn Area Mountain Bike Association (LAMBA), and equestrian-friendly trails.
Winter Activities Winter Activities at Wanatee Park
A portion of the trail system is groomed for cross country skiing, both classical and skate-ski styles in the winter. Many users also enjoy our lighted downhill sledding area. Bring your wood and start a fire in the stove of the warming shed or rent Red Cedar Lodge to host a sledding party.