Roaring River Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Campers at Roaring River Group Campground enjoy the soothing sounds of the aptly named Roaring River flowing past their campsites. The campground is tucked in among Douglas fir, maple and alder just a few feet from the river on the east bank and can accommodate up to 50 overnight visitors. Roaring River provides picnic tables, dumpsters, vault toilets and campfire pits. No water is provided so campers are expected to bring their own. Parking fits up to 10 vehicles.

Fishing and hiking are a few of the best ways to spend the day here. The nearby Three Sisters Wilderness offers plenty of trails to explore.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: McKenzie River Ranger District: Campground closed through May 5, 2017 
Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $30 site fee (50 people maximum)
Open Season: 5/6/2017 - 10/23/2017
Usage: Medium
  • 14 day limit
  • Maximum trailer length 14 feet
  • Reservation only
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: McKenzie River Ranger District
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 the Y and climbing to the top of Cougar Reservoir.  Continue south on Aufderheide Drive for 20 miles to Roaring River Group Campsite.

General Notes:

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  • Fire pits, 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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Individual camping sites (maximum trailer length 14 feet)

No. of Sites5
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2600 feet