About This Campground
USDA Forest Service
The upper portion of the McKenzie River is popular for fishing, rafting, drift-boating, and kayaking. Fish in the river include bull trout, spring Chinook, rainbow trout and mountain whitefish. Watch for bald eagles, osprey, mergansers, dippers and a variety of ducks along the river corridor. View…
- RV Sites
- Firewood Available
The McKenzie River has back to back water falls, including the Tamolitch Pool, also know. As the a Blue Pool
We went Memorial Day weekend and reserved a campsite way in advance. Not that it mattered as the rain scared most away.
Still, the scatter rain fall did not stop us from a lovely time.…
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McKenzie River Area is located in Oregon
The navigable reach of the river begins at Olallie Boat Launch, located 11 miles east of McKenzie Bridge, OR, at Olallie Campground. There are seven public boat launches located between Olallie Creek and Blue River. The Forest Service manages Olallie, Frissell, Paradise, McKenzie Bridge and Bruckart launches. No fees are required to use these launches. Launch sites on the Upper McKenzie River are generally primitive. They are at Ollalie Campground (milepost 13), Frissell Carpenter (milepost 16), Paradise Campground (milepost 54), McKenzie Trailhead (milepost 52), McKenzie Bridge Campground (milepost 49), and Bruckart (milepost 45). The first two are east of the Highway 242 cutoff..