McKenzie River Valley

Discover the inspiring beauty and endless recreation opportunities along the enchanting McKenzie River. Located less than an hour from Eugene-Springfield, the McKenzie River corridor offers numerous hiking and mountain biking trails, various water sports, fishing, festivals, lodging and restaurants.

Immerse yourself in the lush landscape of the McKenzie River. The McKenzie River National Recreation Trail provides 26.5 miles of hiking and mountain biking through old growth forest, along the banks of the scenic river and to wooded overlooks of captivating waterfalls. After a day of adventures, treat yourself to the relaxing waters at the hot springs.

Numerous campgrounds and lodges offer authentic northwest accommodations. Experience the exciting currents of the McKenzie River with a guided rafting adventure, kayak trip, a float in a drift boat, or fishing expedition. The McKenzie River corridor offers a memorable journey into the beauty of the foothills of the Cascades.

Information Centers

Eugene, Cascades & Coast’s Convention and Visitors association (541) 484-5307 or (800) 547-5445 · Fax: (541) 343-6335 754 Olive St. · Eugene OR 97401 1-800-547-5445

McKenzie Valley information
44643 McKenzie Hwy. P.O. Box 1117
Leaburg, OR 97489
Phone: 541-896-3330
Fax: 541-896-3330

Sisters Oregon and McKenzie river area information
291 E Main St
Sisters, OR 97759
(541) 549-0251

Springfield Oregon and McKenzie River area information
101 S a St
Springfield, OR 97477
(541) 746-1651

Parks & Camping

McKenzie River Trail 
The Willamette National Forest has about 1,700 miles of trail. While many are in wilderness areas, a number of trails are low-elevation, easy-access trails for year-round hiking.

Campgrounds, Hiking, Biking, Climbing and camping information.

Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center, (a non-profit 501c 3 organization), was founded in 1989 to gain protection of the Opal Creek watershed for future generations to study and enjoy, a goal we achieved in 1996. Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center maintains and stewards Jawbone Flats, a rejuvenated historic mining town in the heart of the 35,000-acre ancient forest watershed of the Opal Creek Wilderness and Scenic Recreation Area. Located on the west slope of the Cascade Mountains, one hour east of Salem, Oregon and approximately two hours from Portland, Eugene and Bend.


Belknap Resort & Hot Springs, offers a 19 room Lodge and forteen cabins with accommodations ranging from $100.00 to $325.00 per night, 43 RV sites for 35.00 per night some with full hook-ups and 20 Tent sites.

Two wonderful swimming size pools naturally fed with hot springs mineral water, kept at approx. 103 degrees. The main pool is open to the public at a rate of $7.00 per hr and $12.00 per day per person. The 160-acre resort offers some of the most spectacular river views in the Valley and approximately 80 acres of ornamental flower gardens.

Camp Yale is Belknap Hot Springs "sister" property. It is approximately 1 mile from Belknap, located just off of scenic Hwy. 242. Camp Yale has 16 RV sites all with full hookup and 2 new modern"Mountain Homes" (more are being built), including on-site laundry and shower facilities. The park is surrounded by plush forest and meadows, offering spectacular views of the Cascade foothills and Frissell ridge. While staying at Camp Yale one has full access to Belknap's amenities including use of the pools and the gardens.

Located in the beautiful Cascade Mountains, at the gateway to the Willamette National Forest and the Three Sisters Wilderness area, the Caddisfly Resort has always been owned by the Lauer family who developed it in the 1950's. Now it is the second and third generation operating it.

All of the cottages have been modernized and have beautiful views of the river. Trees and native plants abound. A beach by the river is an excellent place for a picnic, bonfire, fishing, or just sitting and watching the river go by.

Weather is mild year round so the Caddisfly is an excellent place to come summer or winter. A great place for R&R.


Tucked neatly along the bank of the McKenzie River rests a row of historic cottages and lodge suites with their own unique charm and personalities. Each privately-owned McKenzie River Cottage is available for your stay— any time of the year. Located just across the street from the Holiday Farm restaurant, on the river side.

54466 McKenzie River Drive
Blue River, OR 97413
(800) 823-3715
(541) 822-3715

Wonderful Riverfront Cabins for rent.
Full service lounge and fine dining in the farm house. The Historic Holiday Farm Restaurant and Bar! Open 7 days a week, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

54455 McKenzie River Dr.
Blue River, OR 97413
Fax 541-822-0346

McKenzie Hot Springs Cottage

Walk to the rafting office from your private 4 acre luxury retreat on
the river. Watch the whitewater as you soak in your own hot mineral
tub. The architecturally unique cottage is full of art and surrounded
by nature. A perfect special nest for two.

For details and reservations:
Ph: 541-822-9862

Two and three bedroom cabins adjacent to the river in the heart of the McKenzie River Valley. Newly remodeled cabins are surrounded by trees and mountains. Fishing, rafting, golf, hiking, biking, sightseeing and horseback riding opportunities abound.

51668 Blue River Dr
Blue River, OR 97413
Phone: 541.822.6272
Fax: 541.747.3442

Nestled in the center of the gorgeous McKenzie River Valley, Harbick's Country Inn is located half way between Eugene & Sisters on scenic Oregon Highway 126. Six miles east of the small town of Blue River, just past mile post 47, Harbick's Country Inn is surrounded by nature‚s beauty. Popular for its fine fishing and exciting white water, the McKenzie River is within walking distance; along with the nationally ranked Tokatee Golf course and just across the street, enjoy fine dining at Takoda's Restaurant.

Open year-round, our rates begin at $65.00. Each room is furnished with cable TV, High Speed Wireless Internet Access, fridges, phones and Queen to King Size beds.

54791 McKenzie Highway
Blue River, OR 97413

Charming vacation cottages on the McKenzie River - all have fireplaces, decks and BBQ's. Fish, hike, bird watch, relax.


Enjoy, 10 NEW luxurious cabins located on the McKenzie river in McKenzie Bridge. All Cabins are beautifully decorated, have 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, and all have either wood / gas fireplaces, ac, screened porch and full kitchens. Rates range from $175.00 to $250.00 per night. Located in the heart of the McKenzie River recreation corridor and at the gateway to the Willamette National Forest. Local attractions include Whitewater Rafting, Fishing, Biking, Skiing, Hunting and wonderful hiking on nearby trails.
Please call 541-822-6006 for reservations.

Loloma Lodge is a vacation retreat on the McKenzie River, at the base of Oregon's Western Cascade Mountains. Located on the banks of the beautiful McKenzie river in McKenzie Bridge. Offering a secluded setting, for retreats, reunions, weddings, or a private getaway for 2.
Four Cabins on the river, a 3 bedroom / 2 bath log lodge and a 2 bedroom log cabin. Prices range from $125.00 to $350.00 per night.
(541) 822-6231

Eagle Rock lodge offers eight beautifully appointed rooms. Two with private jacuzzi tubs and five with fireplaces. Relax on over four acres of country garden and old growth timber, or fish one of the best holes on the McKenzie River right off the Lodge's front lawn. Guests are treated to luxurious rooms, a full breakfast, bonfire on the river’s edge, scenic views and wonderful hosts.

Bed and breakfast; romantic get away; popular fishing location; small gathering, retreats, meetings, small craft launch point. Come and experience the peacefulness of the pristine McKenzie River Valley. Enjoy our river view at breakfast from our dining room or outdoors on our lawn which sweeps 50 feet to the water's edge. Watch the osprey and other wildlife on our secluded 3 acres with easy river access. This is a steelhead and rainbow anglers delight! Explore rafting, hiking, mountain biking, lava beds and hotsprings close by in a national recreation area known for its scenic beauty. Our atrium overlooking the river is an inviting atmosphere for small gatherings, retreats and meetings. Each of our three rooms have private baths. Our spacious lodge room has a cozy fire place. Rooms available year round. Convenient to Eugene and local wineries. The Osprey Cottage and River Otter Cabin are nice fishing retreats or romatice get-a-ways. Now available, the Nimrod Cottage. A 1936 cabin/fishing retreat, a romantic get away, or a cozy over night stay. Although kept in its original setting and layout, it comes with a fully equipped kitchen with microwave etc., with a breath taking view on the river with a private deck. One bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps four with a hide a bed. Rates are from $75 to $125 (rate changes are subject to holidays and special events). Wheelchair friendly and PC.

49164 McKenzie Hwy.
Vida, Oregon 97488

St. Benedict is a Roman Catholic Retreat Center and makes its facilities available to groups to conduct their own retreats and gatherings year round. In order to fulfill its mission the first priority for booking the Retreat Center is given to Catholic Church groups . Then, in descending order, "self-help" groups such as AA and the like; university and college sponsored organizations; non-affiliated, individual groups; commercial or business groups.

St. Benedict Retreat Center
56630 North Bank RD
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413

Guests today enjoy the same rustic charm of the 6.5-acre resort as visitors did more than 100 years ago--including nearly 950 feet of river frontage. You can fish, golf, raft, kayak, hike, bike or just sit on the porch of your riverfront cabin and enjoy the tranquility of country living.

All 8 cabins have fireplaces and porches. They sit on a bluff overlooking a large meadow and the wild and scenic McKenzie River.


Offering fully furnished cabins available at an historic site. Rentals serve groups as small as two or as large as 50.
The following are available on a per night basis. All beds have a bottom sheet and pillow and pillow case, but guests will need to bring their own sleeping bags or warm bedding. Guests are also responsible for bringing their own bath towels. Depending on the size of your group, our kitchen may be able to provide healthy, hearty vegetarian meals for a reasonable price. Before planning your visit to Opal Creek, please check our Policies and Other Important Information.
Call our Registrar at 503-892-2782, for availability and reservations.

Cabin Resort located approx. 4 miles on Goodpasture Road after crossing the covered bridge off the McKenzie Hwy. (126 east). On the McKenzie River, tennis, variety of activities, beautiful gardens. Room for reunions, weddings and seminars.

46725 Goodpasture Road
Vida, Oregon
(541) 896-3613

Reservations by mail only, no phone at Clear Lake Resort. From January 1st thru April 15 sent to: Clear Lake Resort. P.O. Box 500, Lebanon, OR 97355. After April 15, sent to: Clear Lake Resort, 13000 Hwy. 20, Sisters, OR 97759. Clear Lake is also the head waters of the McKenzie River. Cabins, motor-less boat rentals, cafe. Clear Lake Resort is operated by the Santiam Fish and Game Association, P.O. Box 2151, Lebanon, OR 97355.
13000 Hwy. 20
Sisters, OR 97759

Your country hideaway. Housekeeping cottages on the McKenzie River near golf, hiking, or fishing. Relax on your own deck. Open all year.

52560 McKenzie Hwy.
Blue River, Oregon

McKenzie Bridge was known in the late 1800's as Strawberry Meadows for its abundance of wild berries. Horse Creek Lodge is situated in a secluded and quiet wooded setting just a short stroll from Horse Creek. Open all year. Located near hiking trails, golf, gas, grocery and the McKenzie River.

(541) 822-3243

Real Estate, General Contractors & Home Builders

John & Susan Gray
Oregon Licensed Broker/Owners
McKenzie Valley Real Estate llc
Specializing in McKenzie River Corridor properties & McKenzie River real estate 
John Direct: (541) 255-5486
Susan Direct: (541) 912-6025
Fax: 866-866-9786
Office in McKenzie Bridge

McKenzie River Valley corridor; new construction, remodels & home repairs.

Cascade Valley Contracting

Fly-Fishing Supply

Extensive fly tying selections and local flies. Large selection of accessories to make your fishing experience most enjoyable. Rod and reel repair, line maintenance, full sewing service also available, alterations and repairs, hemming and zipper replacement etc...
Offering Fly-fishing products including; Ross Reels, Climax reels, Scientfic Anglers, Rio, Air Flow and Cortland lines. Echo, TFO, Cortland, Stone Creek rods. Baileys and Hendrix waders with Simms and Korker convertable wading boot system.

Located: 444 West 3rd Ave Eugene Or.
Phone: 541-342-6691


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Great local family restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kid friendly atmosphere.
(541) 822-1153

Sadly this historic restaurant also burned to the ground.
Full service lounge and fine dining in the farmhouse. The Historic Holiday Farm Restaurant and Bar! Open 7 days a week, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Also River front cabins for rent.

54455 McKenzie River Dr.
Blue River, OR 97413
Fax 541-822-0346

Still renting cabins, but unfortunately the restaurant burned to the ground in March 2006.

(541) 822-3432

Affordable family style dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Located near lodging, golf, McKenzie River. Easy RV parking.

54771 McKenzie Hwy.

Blue River, OR



Nestled in the beautiful McKenzieRiverValley with glistening views of the ThreeSistersMountains, Tokatee Golf Club offers an incredible mix of postcard vistas and championship golf.
Designed by renowned architect Ted Robinson, this 18-hole golf course is golf in the rugged outdoors with straightforward holes that are enhanced by their views of distant mountains and their use of native ponds and streams. Tokatee Golf Club is easily walkable, with memorable holes that inspire by their aesthetics and reward in their strategic quality.

Consistently ranked in "Best Courses in Oregon" by Golf Digest, Tokatee Golf Club welcomes golfers of all levels. Spend your day at Tokatee Golf Club - where nature is your partner and golf is at its finest.

54947 McKenzie Highway McKenzie Bridge, Oregon 97413

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-452-6376 or 1-888-TOKATEE (865-2833)
Local Phone: 1-541-822-3220
Facsimile: 1-541-822 6094