Frissell Crossing Campground


This beautiful and quiet campground lies on the South Fork of the McKenzie River.

Douglas fir, rhododendron, and vine maple surround this serene retreat.

Relax after a full day of hiking or biking to the sound of the river. 

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
  • Single Campsites - $14 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - $26 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $7 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 5/8 - 9/13/2015
Usage: Medium
  • 14 day limit
  • Maximum trailer length 36 feet
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 Station

General Information


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

Continue on south on Aufderheide Drive, turning right atthe Y and climbing to the top of Cougar Reservoir.

Continue south on Aufderheide Drive 20 miles to Frissell Crossing Campground.

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Fire rings, refuse receptacles

Close to:

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

  • Limited parking


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Day Hiking

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Toilets Vault
Picnic tables
Drinking water Hand pump