Sunnyside Campground


Sunnyside Campground is located along the southeast side of Cougar Reservoir.

This campground is shaded by a large grove of conifers. The understory provides semi-private campsites.

Motorhomes and trailers are not recommended due to steep entrance road into the campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
  • Single Campsites - $14 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 5/8 - 9/13/2015
Usage: Heavy
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 0.5 miles to Sunnyside Campground.

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • NO water, fire rings

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



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Campground Camping


Motorhomes and trailers are not recommended due to steep entrance road into the campground.

Reservation InfoNo reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites13
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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1700 feet