SUNNYSIDE CAMPGROUND, OR

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 semi-private campsites. Motorhomes and trailers not recommended due to the steep entrance into campground.Situated near the South...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 14 2014   Season Dates

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This is Sunnyside on Cougar Reservoir near Blue River. It is not Sunnyside at Foster Lake near Sweethome. That Sunnyside does not have reservations. Is this the campground you want?

  • There is no potable (drinking) water at Sunnyside. Please bring all the water you will need for drinking, cooking, washing, etc.
  • No electric hookups at this facility
  • This facility has first-come, first-served sites
  • Limit one vehicle per campsite; a fee will be charged for additional vehicles
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  • New regulations are in effect for the Santiam Pass Summer Motorized Recreation Area. Off-highway vehicle use in the campground is strictly prohibited for any purpose other than entering or leaving the campground.
    • Don't Move Firewood: Please protect Pacific Northwest forests by preventing the spread of invasive species. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that can threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by obtaining and burning your firewood near your camping destination. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
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    Sunnyside STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 21 Back-In
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    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    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 semi-private campsites. Motorhomes and trailers not recommended due to the steep entrance into campground.

    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 is abundant.

    Recreation:

    Hiking in the area is outstanding in nearby Three Sisters Wilderness, along Rebel Creek. Hikers and mountain bikers 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, garbage collection, drinking water, and firewood. Individual campsites include a fire ring and picnic table. Easy access to the creek, river, and lake are possible from this scenic location.

    Booking Window
    Sun Jul 27 2014 - Fri Jan 23 2015

    Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 09 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
    Walk In Mon Sep 08 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
    Walk In Fri May 08 2015 Thu May 14 2015
    Peak Fri May 15 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Campfire Rings
    • Firewood
    • Host
    • Lake Access
    • Pets Allowed
    • Tables
    • Trash Collection
    • Vault Toilets
    Within 10 Miles
    • Boat Ramp
    • Hiking
    • Hot Springs
    • Mountain Biking
    • Trailheads
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 09 2014 -
    Sep 07 2014
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.84
    Walk In Season
    Sep 08 2014 -
    Sep 14 2014
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.84
    Walk In Season
    May 08 2015 -
    May 14 2015
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.84
    Peak Season
    May 15 2015 -
    Sep 07 2015
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.84

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    44.05972, -122.21972
    44°3'35"N, 122°13'11"W

    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.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    SUNNYSIDE CAMPGROUND
    57600 McKenzie Highway
    Blue River  OR  97413

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (541)603-8564