Paradise Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Photo of a campsite at Paradise Campground with picnic table in clearing near river

Paradise Campground is indeed a campers paradise. Originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, it offers a rare opportunity to camp in the middle of a lush, old growth grove of Douglas fir and western red cedar while viewing the McKenzie River's famous white water.

A number of the 61 sites face the river, while many others are tucked into the scenic forest. Flush toilets are dispersed throughout the campground and parking spurs are paved. Educational programs are provided at the amphitheater.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: McKenzie River Ranger District: Campground is currently open. Closes October 14, 2018
Reservations: Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees
  • Single Campsites - $24 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - $44 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $8 per vehicle, per night
Open Season: 5/4/2018 - 10/14/2018
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
  • Camping is restricted to developed campgrounds
  • Camping is not allowed more than 14 days in a 60 day period.
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm or later. Check-out time: 1:00 pm 
  • Use of chainsaws in the campground is prohibited
  • Dogs MUST be on leash at all times within the campground 
Closest Towns: Blue River, OR
McKenzie Bridge, OR
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush toilets
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access Passes (and the Golden Age and Access Passes) may receive a 50% discount on the use fee for individual campsites. This discount does not apply to extra vehicle fee or multiple campsites.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District
57600 McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413
541-822-3381

General Information

General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Fire rings, boat launch, amphitheater
  • Day use picnic area

Close to:

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


Directions:

From McKenzie Bridge, OR, travel 4 miles east on Highway126 to Paradise Campground.


Recreation Map

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Activities


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water Piped
Toilets Flush/vault
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.18402855967379

  Longitude : 
-122.090139416662

  Elevation : 
1600 feet