Slide Creek Campground


Area Status: Open

The mixed conifers at 16 site (14 single, 2 multiple) Slide Creek Campground provide a beautiful wooded setting for this unique camping destination along the east bank of the Cougar Reservoir just 50 miles from Eugene, Oregon. Both campground and the day use area guests have access to drinking water, vault toilets, a boat ramp, ample parking and a swimming beach. A separate parking lot is available for boat trailers. The campsites can accommodate tents, trailers or RVs and come equipped with campfire rings and picnic tables.

Enjoy boating and other water activities on the reservoir or a soak in nearby Terwilliger Hot Springs

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777. Over half the campsites are available for advance reservation via recreation.gov. The remainder are first come first serve.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees:
  • Single Campsites - $18 per night
  • Multiple Campsites - $33 per night
  • Extra Vehicles - $8 per vehicle, per night
  • Day Use - $8 per vehicle, per day
Open Season: 4/22/22 - 9/5/22
Usage: Medium
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Blue River, OR
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault 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

Directions:

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

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

Continue south on Aufderheide Drive for 8 miles to Forest Road 500.

Turn left on Forest Road 500 and continue north for 1.5 miles to Slide Creek Campground and Day Use Area.


General Notes:

Campground Map

  • Fire rings, bath house, boat launch, ample parking, swimming pad, 800' walk to drinking water, garbage service

Close to:

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


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 40 feet)

Open with no service in off season.

No. of Sites 16 sites, 8 of which may be reserved online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777
Reservation Info Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 1.877.444.6777
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:

Lake and Pond Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing:

Day Hiking

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Picnicking

Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:

Boating - Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized:

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized:

Swimming

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Waterskiing

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Amenities

Picnic tables:
Toilets: Vault
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.07589189701161

  Longitude : 
-122.2246542860792

  Elevation : 
1700 feet