Alder Springs Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This small, rustic site is right on the side of the historic McKenzie Pass Highway. Surrounded by towering Douglas fir trees, this is a perfect spot to be on a warm day.

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

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Access is dependent on McKenzie Highway (OR Hwy 242), which is closed in the winter. Check for conditions.
Reservations: No advance reservations. All sites are first come first serve.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
  • Single Campsites - $12 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $6 per vehicle, per night
Open Season: - Late October
Usage: Light
  • Tent camping only
  • Camping is not allowed more than 14 days in a 60 day period.
  • Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Sisters, OR
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: Willamette National Forest
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District
57600 McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413

General Information


The maximum trailer length is 20 feet.

General Notes:

Alder Springs Campground is close to:

  • Three Sisters Wilderness (area is unavailable)
  • McKenzie Pass Trail Area (area is unavailable)
  • Scott Lake Campground (area is unavailable)
  • Limberlost Campground (area is unavailable)


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.

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Picnic tables
Toilets Vault toilet (1) - No Showers
Tent camping 6 Sites
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3600 feet