Discover McKenzie River!

Rushing Waters. Natural Wonders.

 

Road and weather conditions can be hazardous, even into summer...
Please call 800-977-6368 or check Trip Check before starting your journey!

McKenzie Fire & Rescue and the McKenzie River Guides sponsor a free life jacket lending program that are available on a daily basis at a number of businesses in the McKenzie River area.

Business Directory 


Lodging
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RV & Tent Camping
59296 Belknap Springs Road
541-822-3512

Delta
Location: Take USFS Rd. #400, off the Aufderheide Scenic Byway, 6.5 miles east of Blue River. Elevation: 1,200 feet. Use Level: High. Picnic Sites: 3. Tent Sites: Combined use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 39. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: Yes. Activities: Camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking.


Willamette National Forest Campgrounds
To search and reserve campgrounds  Click Here  Zip code 97413
See descriptions below.

Photo Gallery


"Wooden Boat" by Rick Obst - 1st place winner of Eugene, Cascades & Coast photo contest 2013


"Autumn Awesome" by David Putzier - 2nd place winner of Eugene, Cascades & Coast photo contest 2013

"Autumn Crossing" by David Putzier - 3rd place winner of Eugene, Cascades & Coast photo contest 2013


"Lavender Beauty" by Traci Williamson - Honorable Mention of Eugene, Cascades & Coast photo contest 2013


"McKenzie River Daytime" by Mike Shaw - Honorable Mention of Eugene, Cascades & Coast photo contest 2013











U.S. Forest Service Campgrounds


Alder Springs

Location: On Highway 242, 12 miles east of McKenzie Bridge. Elevation: 3,600 feet. Use Level: Low. Picnic Sites: No. Tent Sites: 6. Trailer Sites: No. Fees: No. Water: No. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Picnicking, camping, hiking


Big Lake

Location: 4 miles south of Santiam Pass (Hwy. 20) on Big Lake Rd. #2690, north shore of the lake. Elevation: 4,650 feet. Use Level: High. Picnic Sites: 5. Tent Sites: Combined use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 49. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: Yes. Activities: Camping, fishing, picnicking, water skiing, boating, swimming.


Coldwater Cove

Location: Off Hwy. 126, 18 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge. Elevation: 3,100 feet. Use Level: High. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined use . Tent/Trailer Sites: 35. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: Yes. Activities: Camping, hiking, non-motorized boating, fishing.


Delta

Location: Take USFS Rd. #400, off the Aufderheide Scenic Byway, 6.5 miles east of Blue River. Elevation: 1,200 feet. Use Level: High. Picnic Sites: 3. Tent Sites: Combined use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 39. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: Yes. Activities: Camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking.


Fish Lake

Location: On Hwy. 126, 22 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge. Elevation: 3,200 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 8. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, interpretive display at Guard Station. Note: Lake dries up in the summer.


French Pete

Location: On Aufderheide Drive, 20 miles southeast of Blue River. Elevation: 1,800 feet. Use Level: High. Picnic Sites: Combined Use (See below). Tent Sites: Combined use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 17. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking.


Frissell Crossing

Location: On Aufderheide Drive, 27 miles southeast of Blue River. Elevation: 2,600 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 12. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, non-motorized boating, fishing, hiking, swimming.


Homestead

Location: On Aufderheide Drive, 27 miles southeast of Blue River. Elevation: 2,200 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 7. Fees: No. Water: No. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, fishing.


Horse Creek

Location: On USFS Rd. #2638, Horse Creek Rd., 1 1/2 miles southeast of McKenzie Bridge - (reservations only). Elevation: 1,400 feet. Use Level: Moderate Note: This is a group use site for up to 100 people. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 16. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, fishing.


Ice Cap

Location: Off Hwy. 126 on USFS Rd. #655 via Rd. #2672, 17 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge.. Elevation: 3,000 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: 2. Tent Sites: 8. Tent/Trailer Sites: 14. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, fishing, hiking.


Lake's End

Location: Boat only access on Smith Reservoir, 13 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge. Elevation: 3,000 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: 17. Tent/Trailer Sites: No. Fees: No. Water: No. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking.


Limberlost

Location: On Hwy. 242, 5 miles east of McKenzie Bridge.. Elevation: 1,800 feet. Use Level: Light. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: 4. Tent/Trailer Sites: 10. Fees: Yes. Water: No. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, fishing.


McKenzie Bridge

Location: On Hwy. 126, 1 mile west of McKenzie Bridge.. Elevation: 1,400 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: 5. Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 20. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, fishing, boating.


Mona

Location: Off Hwy. 126, on USFS Rd. #15, 7 miles northeast of Blue River. Elevation: 1,360 feet. Use Level: Heavy. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 23. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing.


Olallie

Location: On Hwy. 126, 11 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge. Elevation: 2,000 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: Combined Use . Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 17. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, fishing, boating.


Paradise

Location: On Hwy. 126, 4 miles east of McKenzie Bridge. Elevation: 1,400 feet. Use Level: Heavy. Picnic Sites: 4. Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 58. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, fishing, boating, hiking.


Roaring River

Location: On USFS Rd. #19, Aufderheide Drive, 32 miles southeast of Blue River. Elevation: 2,600 feet. Use Level: Light Note: This is group site for up to 50 people - (reservations only). Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 50. Fees: Yes. Water: No. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, fishing.


Slide Creek

Location: On Cougar Reservoir, 17 miles southeast of Blue River on USFS Rd. #19 to eastside Rd. #500. Elevation: 1,700 feet. Use Level: Heavy. Picnic Sites: 2. Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 16. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing.


Trail Bridge

Location: 13 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge, off Hwy. 126 at Trail Bridge Reservoir. Elevation: 2,000 feet. Use Level: Moderate. Picnic Sites: Combined Use. Tent Sites: Combined Use. Tent/Trailer Sites: 26. Fees: Yes. Water: Yes. Handicapped Access: No. Activities: Camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, hiking.


McKenzie River Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 297, Walterville, OR 97489 
541-896-3330

Monthly Meetings are held at member’s locations, alternating from lower/mid to upper river. Monthly meetings are held every third Thursday of each month at 12 noon. Details are posted on Events page.

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