Memories on the Metolius


Last updated 11/13/2023 at 3:49pm

Photo courtesy Debbie Newport

The Metolius River is a wild and scenic place that holds many memories for many people. The river that runs through Camp Sherman is the centerpiece to an area filled with rich history and no shortage of places to escape into the forest.

Camp Sherman, 14 miles west of Sisters, got its name from Sherman County farmers who trekked to the area to relax, hunt, and fish after a long season's harvest. It was settled between 1917-1918.

For many families, it has been a fishing and camping getaway for generations.

The Camp Sherman Store has served countless loyal, local customers over its many years as...

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