The Elkhorn Valley Recreation Site, located within the Little North Santiam Recreation Area, offers overnight camping and day use recreation opportunities along the a beautiful stretch of river east of Salem. Elkhorn Valley is an excellent basecamp for trips along the Little North Fork Santiam including Opal Creek. The site offers high quality opportunities for camping, swimming, hiking, picnicking and fishing. Elkhorn offers 23 family campsites, five picnic sites, river access trails, water spigots for potable water and on-site volunteer campground hosts. Large trailers not recommended. Call 503-897-2406 for recreation site information. Email: