McKay Crossing Campground

Central Oregon, Oregon

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McKay Crossing Campground

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  • McKay Crossing Campground.- McKay Crossing Campground
  • Paulina Creek.- McKay Crossing Campground
  • Paulina Creek.- McKay Crossing Campground
  • Campsites hug both sides of Paulina Creek with a bridge connecting them.- McKay Crossing Campground
  • McKay Crossing Falls.- McKay Crossing Campground
  • McKay Crossing Falls.- McKay Crossing Campground
  • Offroad vehicle access from the campground.- McKay Crossing Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Remote and rustic. Nice waterfall and creek.
Cons: 
Some ORV traffic.
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Region:
Central Oregon, OR
Managed by: 
National Forest Service
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
No
Current Local Weather:
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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One of several campgrounds in the Newberry Crater area, McKay Crossing offers solitude and a beautiful setting in exchange for being away from the primary attractions of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The campground is small and has sites distributed on both sides of Paulina Creek and adjacent to the lovely waterfall. There is good fishing on the creek and swimming below the falls. There are only primitive amenities, but the sites are nicely separated and large. All sites are first-come, first-served.

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