Mongold (Detroit Lake)

General Advisory
Campfire ban for Detroit Lake Campground and Mongold Day-Use area effective Saturday August 1, 2015. The US Forest Service has initiated a campfire ban across the Willamette National Forest due to extreme fire conditions. This temporary ban prohibits all campfires, even in developed sites and in campfire rings. No charcoal briquettes, candles of any kind or tiki torches are allowed. Propane fire rings are not allowed. Smoking is also prohibited, except in vehicles or RVs. Portable propane cooking stoves and lanterns are still allowed. For more information, go to

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Mongold Day Use area is 1.5 miles west of Detroit Lake State Park. It's the only public boat launch facility on the lake featuring a swimming area, grass beach, picnic facilities and restrooms. Mongold is a year-round fee area.

Mongold has 58 single car parking spaces and three fully-accessible parking spaces near the swimming area, and another 25 single car parking spaces at the top of the parking lot. There are 120 vehicle/trailer parking spaces, and three that are accessible to people with disabilities.

Overnight parking at Mongold is permitted only when the visitor is camping on Piety Island.