Hard Rock Group Campground


This small, group site offers quiet, relaxing camping in a fairly undeveloped setting along the South Fork of the McKenzie River.

The river offers good catch and release fishing. 

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $25, $7 per extra vehicle (more than 2 vehicles)
Open Season: 5/8 - 9/17/2015
Usage: Heavy
  • 14 day limit
  • Maximum trailer length 30 feet
Water: None
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 Service Road 19). 

Proceed south on Aufderheide Drive, taking a right at the Y and climbing to the top of Cougar Reservoir. Continue south on Auferderheide Drive for 10 miles to the campground.

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Fire rings, garbage service
  • NO water

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


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Group Camping

Tent/trailer sites (maximum trailer length 30 feet)

No. of Sites2
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Toilets Portable
Picnic tables