SLIDE CREEK, OR

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Slide Creek Campground is a unique camping destination just 50 miles from Eugene, Oregon. Located on the east bank of the Cougar Reservoir, it is known for handy access to boating and many water activities. It is also near Terwilliger Hot Springs, a pristine area with 5 soaking pools fed...

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Overview

Slide Creek Campground is a unique camping destination just 50 miles from Eugene, Oregon. Located on the east bank of the Cougar Reservoir, it is known for handy access to boating and many water activities.

It is also near Terwilliger Hot Springs, a pristine area with 5 soaking pools fed by the Rider Creek waterfall.

Natural Features:

The Willamette National Forest stretches for 110 miles with varied landscapes of high mountains, narrow canyons, cascading streams, and wooded slopes. Native wildlife includes Roosevelt elk, black bear, Northern bald eagles, mule deer and bobcats.

Cougar Reservoir sits at 1,700 feet in elevation and is an estimated 1,280 acres. Some campsites have views of Cougar Reservoir and all sites are an easy walk to the swimming beach.

Recreation:

Activities on the reservoir include water skiing, swimming, fishing or canoeing. Anglers might catch some quality rainbow trout.

The campground is close to a large network of hiking trails in the Olallie Trail Area. Half of the trails are open to biking as well.

Facilities:

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.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Beach
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Swimming
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Bears frequent the area; keep all food out of sight in approved containers or locked inside your vehicle, and remove all food from area after eating
  • There are no electric site hook-ups at this facility
  • This campground has first-come, first-serve sites
  • Limit 1 vehicle per site; there is a fee for additional vehicles
  • For more information on Willamette National Forest, click here

  • 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.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SLIDE CREEK

Blue River  OR  97413

Phone Number:

Information:  (541)603-8564