Red Diamond Group Campsite


Camping groups looking for a more rustic, river side experience will enjoy  Red Diamond Group Campsite. 

This small site is located adjacent to the South Fork of the McKenzie River and offers a quiet, fairly primitive setting.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
  • Single Campsite - $16 per night
  • Group Campsite (all sites, 25 people) - $40 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Permit Info:
  • 14 day limit
  • Maximum trailer length 36 feet
Open Season: 5/8 - 9/13/2015
Usage: Heavy
Water: None
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


19 miles southeast of Blue River.

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

Proceed south on Aufderheide Drive, taking the Y and climbing to the top of Cougar Reservoir.  Continue south on Aufderheide Drive for 13 miles to Red Diamond Group Campsite. 

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Fire rings, ample parking, garbage service
  • NO water

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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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Group Camping

Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 36 feet)

No. of Sites3
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Toilets Portable
Picnic tables
Areas & Activities


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1900 feet