Cougar Crossing Campground


Cougar Crossing is a semi-open campground in a setting of mixed conifers. The campground is located on the confluence of the South Fork of the McKenzie River and the south end of Cougar Reservoir. It is surrounded with steep slopes of conifers. The Three Sisters Wilderness lies directly east of the site.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $12/Night for single unit, $6/Night for extra vehicle

May have reduced service and lower rates in off months.

Open Season: All year
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: See special regulations for the Cougar Recreation Area
Water: None
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District

General Information


From Blue River, travel east 4 miles on Hwy 126 to Aufderheide Drive (FS road 19). Continue on Aufderheide Drive for 9.5 miles to Cougar Crossing Campground.

General Notes:

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Cougar Crossing Campground is close to:

Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

Tent, auto, and trailer sites. Fire rings and garbage service.

Reservation InfoNo reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites11
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:


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Water Activities

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Toilets Vault Toilet (1)
Picnic tables 12