Blue River, OR Trails and Parks

Blue River has 14 trails in the vicinity, including 8 for campgrounds and 4 hiking trails. These trails range from 4.8 to 57 miles in length. The most popular trails are Belknap Hot Springs Resort, Olallie Mountain, Lamb Butte and Olallie Ridge. Trails.com member Glenn G. recently completed Lamb Butte, Olallie Ridge.
  • Belknap Hot Springs ResortView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  Guide

    A well-known commercial resort on the banks of the McKenzie River. Belknap Hot Springs has been a popular destination resort for Oregonians for ...

  • Robert Aufderheide Memorial DriveView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  57 miles
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    A fifty-seven-mile National Forest Service Byway on a paved highway through a typical Cascade Mountain forest and along a Wild and Scenic River. ...

  • Lamb Butte, Olallie RidgeView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  53 miles
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    Highlights include awesome views of the west side of the Three Sisters and Mt. Bachelor, featuring Cougar Reservoir, many trailheads, dense, ...

  • SunnysideView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    On the east shore of Cougar Reservoir, this improved dispersed camp offers gravel parking spurs, basic amenities, and shade for comfort. Boaters ...

  • Slide CreekView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    This popular east-shore campground is located where Slide Creek feeds into Cougar Lake. The attractive, long, green lake invites fishing, swimming, ...

  • MonaView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    This campground overlooks Blue River Reservoir from a forested plateau. A few old-growth monarchs rise among the otherwise second-growth trees. ...

  • Frissell CrossingView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    This campground occupies an old-growth stand along the South Fork McKenzie River, just upstream from its confluence with the Roaring River. If ...

  • French PeteView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    In an old-growth setting along the South Fork McKenzie River, this linear campground is a gateway to the popular French Pete Trail. This canyon ...

  • DeltaView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    This quiet, old-growth-forested campground occupies a delta formed by the main stem and the South Fork McKenzie River. Firs, cedars, and hemlocks ...

  • Cougar CrossingView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    This small camp, which sits near the reservoir bridge and an information kiosk on Aufderheide Forest Drive, offers camping at the head of Cougar ...

  • Box Canyon Horse CampView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Campgrounds  
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    This peaceful camp at the forested foot of Chucksney Mountain provides a pleasant overnight base for equestrians. Tall firs, rhododendrons, and ...

  • Olallie MountainView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  6.8 miles
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    A day hike to a historic fire lookout in the Three Sisters Wilderness. The abandoned lookout features a 360-degree view of the western Cascades. ...

  • Olallie TrailView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  4.8 miles
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    This is a moderate day hike to a viewpoint overlooking the Three Sisters Wilderness. From the trailhead, cross FR 1993 and start on the marked ...

  • Olallie MountainView Trail Details

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    Blue River, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  7.2 miles
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    This is a round-trip day hike in the Three Sisters Wilderness. If you like terrific views and lots of wildflowers, then Olallie Mountain is the ...