Slide Creek Campground


Slide Creek Campground is located along the east side of Cougar Reservoir.

The mixed conifers provide a beautiful wooded setting.

The campground has a very popular day use area with a paved boat ramp and swim area.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
  • Single Campsites - $16 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - $30 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 4/24 - 9/13/2015
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: See special regulations for the Cougar Recreation Area
Passes: Passes allow holder 50% off overnight fee*
  • Golden Age/Access Pass
  • Interagency Senior/Access Pass
*Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees or multiple campsites*
  • No passes honored for day use fees.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District

General Information


From Blue River, OR, travel 4 miles east on Highway 126 to Aufderheide Drive (Forest Road 19).

Proceed south on Aufderheide Drive, turning right at the Y and climbing to the top of Cougar Reservoir.  

Continue south on Aufderheide Drive for 8 miles to Forest Road 500.

Turn left on Forest Road 500 and continue north for 1.5 miles to Slide Creek Campground and Day Use Area.

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Fire rings, bath house, boat launch, ample parking, swimming pad, 800' walk to drinking water, garbage service

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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, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 40 feet)

Open with no service in off season.

Reservation InfoNo reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites16
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:


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Water Activities

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Toilets Vault
Picnic tables
Drinking water
Areas & Activities


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1700 feet