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Frissell Crossing

Willamette National Forest



Frissell Crossing Campground is a beautiful and peaceful campground located on the South Fork of the McKenzie River in the Willamette National Forest. It offers a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, and nature viewing, as well as facilities such as picnic tables, fire rings, and hand-pumped drinking water. Surrounded by Douglas fir, rhododendrons, and vine maple, it is the perfect destination for a serene retreat.


This beautiful and quiet campground lies on the South Fork of the McKenzie River and was originally constructed in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It is located well away from the main road and some of the sites spread around an open meadow.


Opportunities abound in this beautiful forest setting for hiking, biking, fishing, swimming and nature viewing. The Three Sisters Wilderness Area, Box Canyon Trail, Mink Lake Basin Trail, Box Canyon Horse Camp, Terwilliger Hot Springs, and Cougar Lake Reservoir are of the many assets to this area.


This developed facility has vault toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, garbage collection, and hand-pumped drinking water.

Natural Features

Located on the Willamette National Forest, Frissell Crossing campground resides at 2,600 feet in elevation with creek access. Douglas fir, rhododendrons, and vine maple surround this serene retreat.

Nearby Attractions

Hot springs and trailheads with opportunities for hiking and mountain biking are within 10 miles of the campground.
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