Delta Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Known for its access to rafting and drift boat fishing on the McKenzie River, This scenic 38 site campground is located in a grove of old growth trees. Some of these ancient sentinels, predominantly Douglas fir and western red cedar, are centuries old and make for an enchanting setting. Access to the river, Cougar Reservoir and Terwilliger Hot Springs make this campground a great spot for camping and exploring the area.

Several hiking trails are in the surrounding wilderness, guarded by large Douglas fir and western red cedar trees. Visitors can also enjoy a short botanical walk on the Delta Old Growth Nature Trail. A Day Use area and amphitheater are also available at the campground. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: McKenzie River Ranger District: Campground CLOSED
Reservations: Reserve online at or phone 1.877.444.6777. Reservations are available May through Mid-September, they can be made at least six months in advance, but must be made at least 5 days prior to your intended arrival date. From September 11-October 9, 2016 and from April 14-April 20, 2017 all sites are first-come first serve.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
  • Single Campsite - $18 per night
  • Multiple Campsite - $34 per night
  • Extra Vehicle - $7 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - No fee
Open Season: 4/22/2016 - 10/9/2016
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: See special regulations for the Cougar Recreation Area
Water: Yes, hand pumps
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes: Golden Age/Access Pass and Interagency Senior/Access Pass allow holder 50% off overnight fee* *Discount does NOT apply to extra vehicle fees or multiple campsites.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information


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

Proceed south on Aufderheide Drive for 0.1 miles to Forest Service Road 400. Continue west on FS Road 400 to for 0.8 miles to Delta Campground.

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  • Fire rings, garbage service, amphitheater, waste water disposal sites, interpretive nature trail

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