McKay Crossing Campground

  

McKay Crossing Campsite

Mckay Campground is located off the beaten path along Paulina Creek.  It provides campers with seclusion from the main road and the tranquility of hearing the Creek flow. This area is good for bird watching, particularly in the wetlands located west of the campground. 

At a Glance

Fees Per night, per site fee: $10/first vehicle; $5/each additional vehicle. 
Open Season: May through late September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum site spur length is 26 feet.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Hoodoo Recreation Service
Information Center: Within the Bend/Sunriver/La Pine area on the Deschutes National Forest Operated by Hoodoo Recreation Service

General Information

Directions:

From Bend, travel 23.5 miles south on Hwy. 97, then 3.2 miles east on Road 21, and then 2.7 miles east on Forest Road 2120.  NOTE - 6/13/05 The bridge in the campground across Paulina Creek has been condemned and will be removed later this year and is not likely to be replaced soon. Campsites on the north side of the creek will be dismantled, the restroom facility will be closed, and camping there will not be permitted to prevent sanitation problems.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

If you want to spend a day in the Newberry Volcanic Monument sightseeing and do not want to camp in a crowded campground then Mckay is the place for you. It provides campers with seclusion from the main road and the tranquility of hearing the Creek flow.  It is a nice place just to relax or if you like to be active it provides access to hiking and bicycling trails. 

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 16 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
Hookup - WaterNo
Size Restrictions 30'
No. of Sites 16 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites 0
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo
Areas & Activities

Highlights

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.71688291
  Longitude : 
-121.3772892
  Elevation : 
4750