Willamette National Forest
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3106 Pierce Parkway Suite D
Springfield. OR 97477
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342
Sweet Home Ranger District
4431 Highway 20
Sweet Home, OR 97386
McKenzie River Ranger District
57600 McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413
Middle Fork Ranger District
46375 Highway 58
Westfir, OR 97492
Located on the confluence of the South Fork of the McKenzie River and the south end of Cougar Reservoir, the campground is a small, semi-open campground surrounded with steep slopes of mixed conifers.
The Three Sisters Wilderness lies directly east of the site.
From Blue River, OR, travel 4 miles east on Highway 126 to Aufderheide Drive (Forest Road 19).
Proceed south on Aufderheide Drive, taking a right at the Y and climbing to the top of Cougar Reservoir.
Continue on Aufderheide Drive south 5 miles to find Cougar Crossing Campground where the South Fork of the McKenzie River pours into Cougar Reservoir.
Cougar Crossing Campground is close to:
Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.
Map showing recreational areas.
Tent, auto, and trailer sites. Fire rings and garbage service.
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