Ice Cap Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This scenic campground is located in a stand of Douglas fir, cedar and hemlock on a bluff above the McKenzie River and Carmen Reservoir. Ice Cap Creek runs along the eastern edge of the campground. Ice Cap offers 22 campsites with 9 that are walk-in tent sites. The other 13 can accommodate either tents or RVs. Each site has a fire ring and picnic table. There are vault toilets, firewood for sale, and a host onsite. There is no drinking water.

The location provides easy access to the McKenzie River Trail and to Koosah and Sahalie Falls. The McKenzie Wild & Scenic River is well known for boating and fishing as are Carmen Reservoir, Fish L ake and Clear Lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: McKenzie River Ranger District: Campground Closed through May 25, 2017
Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
  • Single Campsites - $16 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - No fee
Open Season: 5/26/2017 - 9/10/2017
Usage: Heavy
  • 14 day limit,
  • Maximum trailer length 30 feet
  • Non-motorized boats only
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access Passes (and the Golden Age and Access Passes) may receive a 50% discount on the use fee for individual campsites. This discount does not apply to extra vehicle fee or multiple campsites.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information


From McKenzie Bridge, OR, take Highway 126 east approximately 17.3 miles.

Turn left at the Ice Cap Campground/Koosah Falls sign.

Follow signs to the campground.

General Notes:

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  • Fire rings but NO firewood
  • Garbage pick-up

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22 sites,: 8 tent only and 14 tent/auto/trailer

No. of Sites22, 8 of which are tent only. 12 sites may be reserved at or by calling 877-444-6777. 10 sites are first-come, first-served.
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