Irish Bend Park

Park Description

Irish Bend, located in southeast Benton County, 3.2 miles NE of Monroe and 16 miles south of Corvallis on the Willamette River, provides boat launch access to the Willamette River for non-motorized boats only. Boat access is hampered by a sand bar. The site is primarily undeveloped and open from dawn to dusk. Seasonal, portable toilet available. 

For access to the boat launching area, a Special Use Permit is required. There is a $50 refundable deposit for the Special Use Permit that will grant you access to the park. Deposit is good for one season and can be renewed each year at no further cost.

Picnicking and swimming are available. Absolutely no overnight parking or camping allowed. Boating access parking permit will be issued for each vehicle used, permit must be displayed in front window of vehicle or your vehicle will be towed.  No parking of vehicles on the beach area, and all vehicles must remain in the parking area.