Alder Springs Campground


Located on historic McKenzie Pass Highway, surrounded by towering Douglas fir trees, this is a perfect spot to be on a warm day.

This is a small, rustic site, right next to the highway. 

Access to Linton Lake Trailhead in the Three Sisters Wilderness is immediately across the highway from the campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: June - September depending on snow levels. The campground is open with no service in off season
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees None
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
  • 14 Day Stay Limit
  • Tent Camping Only
Water: No Potable Water
Operated By: Willamette National Forest
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

Alder Springs Campground is close to:

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


From McKenzie Bridge, OR, travel east on Highway 126 for 3 miles to Highway 242.

Follow Highway 242 east for 9 miles to Alder Springs Campground.


Camping & Cabins

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Day Hiking

Alder Springs Campground provides access to Linton Lake Trail #3519.

Permit required?: Y
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


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Toilets Vault toilet (1) - No Showers
Picnic tables
Tent camping 6 Sites