Located just east of the Cascade Mountain Range, sits the community and census-designated place known as Camp Sherman, Oregon. It's a relatively small tourist-dependent community, playing home to just over a few hundred permanent live-in residents. What is noteworthy about Camp Sherman, is its early 19th-century westward settler architecture and its close proximity to beautiful natural tourist sites such as the Metolius River, the Cove Palisades State Park, Lake Billy Chinook, and Steelhead Falls. Camp Sherman vacation rentals are high in demand so be sure to register your booking well in advance, especially during peak tourist months. More Facts About the Community Camp Sherman, Oregon was originally founded in 1949 after its large community hall center finished completion. Luther Metke, the main contractor who designed the hall, built the structure in order to attract new residents to the community, a strategy that worked well and helped to see Camp Sherman blossom into the cute little community that it is today. Fun and Interesting Sites to See Camp Sherman actually sits directly adjacent to the beautiful and pristine Metolius River. Visitors to the river can enjoy hiking trails, an array of beautiful scenery and wildlife, as well as fishing. The Cove Palisades State Park offers visitors majestic and breathtaking 360-degree views of the area's renowned and high reaching plateaus, a beautiful lake, and other amenities such as hiking, overnight camping, fishing, and boating. Lake Billy Chinook is often touted as one of the most beautiful lakes in the entire state of Oregon. The Lake's water is absolutely crystal clear and warm enough in the summertime that you can enjoy a refreshing swim. The Lake offers many amenities such as overnight camping, fishing, and boating. You can also rent water crafts such as kayaks, pedal boats, inflatable tubes, paddle boats, houseboats, and more. This lake really has it all so be sure to check it out.