Ice Cap Creek Day Use Area


This primitive day use site is located within the Ice Cap Campground, a scenic spot in a stand of Douglas fir, cedar and hemlock on a bluff above the McKenzie River and Carmen Reservoir.  Carmen Reservoir offers fishing and non-motorized boating.

Ice Cap Creek runs along the eastern edge of the campground.

The location provides easy access to the McKenzie River Trail and to Koosah and Sahalie Falls.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No Fee
Usage: Medium
Water: No water
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information

From McKenzie Bridge, OR, take Highway 126 east approximately 17.3 miles.
Turn left at the Ice Cap Campground/Koosah Falls sign.
Follow signs to the campground and day use.

General Notes:
  • Fire rings, garbage pick-up, NO firewood

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Located within Ice Cap Creek Campground.

No. of Sites2 day use sites
Reservation InfoNo reservations. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.

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Picnic tables
Toilets Vault

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3000 feet