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Sunnyside Campground

2 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Willamette National Forest

Sunnyside Campground is located along the southeast side of Cougar Reservoir at 1,700 feet in elevation. A large grove of conifers provides shade to these campsites. Motorhomes and trailers not recommended due to the steep entrance into the campground.

Recreation

Hiking in the area is…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 21 ft.

Reviews

2 Reviews of Sunnyside Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Adam D.
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2020

Great site near Terwilliger Hotsprings and Blue Pool, Super Friendly Hosts

There is no potable water at this site but there is a well pump at the nearby sister site French Pete. That’s also the home site of the friendly hosts Thom and Amy.

Bathrooms here are hard-to-breathe smelly but are physically clean.

Nice proximity to the river and sounds nice at night.…

E
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2019

Secluded riverside hideaway

This campground in the Willamette National Forest is like a fairy wonderland, especially if  you snag one of the secluded spots toward the cul-de-sac at the end. The river is nearby; some campsites are even closer. It's pretty rocky, but nice to put your feet in after a long hot hike. The bathroom…

  • Our dog loved it!
  • There is a gravel road behind the campsite that kicks up a little dust – it leads to another campground where the camphost stays. It sees very limited traffic, however.
Site10
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Sunnyside Campground is located in Oregon

Directions

From Blue River, travel 4 miles east on Hwy 126 to Aufderheide Drive (FS road 19). Continue on Aufderheide Drive for 9.5 miles; turn left on FS road 1900-500 for .25 miles.

Coordinates

44.05972286 N
122.219722 W

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About This Campground

Sunnyside Campground is located along the southeast side of Cougar Reservoir at 1,700 feet in elevation. A large grove of conifers provides shade to these campsites. Motorhomes and trailers not recommended due to the steep entrance into the campground.

Recreation

Hiking in the area is outstanding in nearby Three Sisters Wilderness, along Rebel Creek. Hikers will enjoy exploring other trails including the French Pete Trail, Box Canyon Trail, Indian Ridge Lookout, and several day hikes within the Cougar Recreation Area. After a fun day on the lake, relax and enjoy Terwilliger Hot Springs, a day use area along Rider Creek.

Facilities

The campground offers vault toilets and garbage collection. Individual campsites include a fire ring and picnic table. Easy access to the lake is possible from this scenic location. There is no water available, campers will need to bring enough for the duration of their stay.

Natural Features

Situated near the South fork of the McKenzie River on the Willamette National Forest, Cougar Reservoir is part of the Cougar Recreation Area. Wildflower and wildlife viewing are abundant.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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