Ice Cap Campground

Willamette National Forest

There are 22 campsites, 9 of which are walk-in tent only sites; the remaining sites can accommodate trailers up to 20 feet in length.  There are 2 picnic sites located immediately inside the entrance up on a rise.  There are two double vault toilets in the center of the campground; they are wheelchair accessible.  This campground has both reservable and FCFS sites.

This is a Scan and Pay campground. There are no refunds, modifications, cancellations, or other fee changes allowed with Scan and Pay payments. This system is the same as putting cash into a fee tube and cannot be refunded.

Reservations may be made up to 6 months in advance of arrival date by reserving online at RECREATION.GOV or by calling 877-444-6777.

Ice Cap offers 22 campsites with 9 that are walk-in tent sites. The other 13 can accommodate either tents or RVs. Each site has a fire ring and picnic table. There are vault toilets, firewood for sale, and a host onsite.

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Natural Features

Nearby Attractions

McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass National Scenic Byway, McKenzie River National Recreation Trail (hiking and mountain biking destination), the McKenzie Wild & Scenic River for boating and fishing, Carmen Reservoir for boating and fishing, Sahalie and Koosah Falls and the 3-mile waterfalls loop trail.  This area of the Willamette National Forest is a destination spot for hiking, biking, fishing, and water sports. A boat ramp and lake access are within one mile, and hot springs, river access and a non-motorized boat ramp are within ten miles. Visitors also enjoy the views along the National Scenic Byway.


The McKenzie River National Recreation Trail is a hiking and biking destination. The McKenzie Wild & Scenic River is well known for boating and fishing as are Carmen Reservoir, Fish Lake and Clear Lake. There is a 3 mile loop trail to Koosah Falls and Sahalie Falls.

Contact Information


McKenzie Ranger Station, 57600 McKenzie Hwy., Blue River, OR 97413 Managed by Linn County Parks and Recreation, 3010 Ferry St. SW, Albany, OR 97322 Oregon

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 801-226-3564

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From McKenzie Bridge, travel 17.3 miles east on Hwy 126. Turn left at the Ice Cap Campground/Koosah Falls Sign. Follow signs about half a mile to the campground.

Available Campsites