River Rafting the McKenzie River with TnT
Every visit to the McKenzie River deserves a river rafting experience, whether a gentle float or a wild ride along this scenic corridor… Paddle ›
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McKenzie River

Sahalie Waterfall by Samantha InouyeFeel the exhilarating tingle of fresh air and rushing water as you journey into the Cascade Mountains along the McKenzie River. Revel in the solitude among sun-soaked old growth forests, then find camaraderie in the half dozen riverside communities.




  • Soak in a hot springs-fed swimming pool above the McKenzie River.
  • Wade in waist deep to fly fish along gentle river stretches.
  • Infuse your afternoon with the scent of fresh cut, dried and growing lavender from nearby fields.

Relax at the Lodge

Eagle Rock Lodge by Sally McAleerAnother great thing about the McKenzie River are the numerous yet secluded riverfront lodges, cabins and campgrounds. Most of the lodging is snug along waterways or tucked up into woodsy acreage. Reserve a collection of cabins for a large group reunion or sneak away from the gang to a cozy B&B.

From glamping to roughing it, there are plenty of places to stay. 


Top Attractions

Hiking or biking, this stunning riverside trail follows the McKenzie River for over 26 miles (43 km).

In the midst of lava fields, tour this rock tower lookout identifying surrounding Cascade mountain peaks.

Golf in an amazing mountain setting. Better yet, ride GolfBoards!

A hot-spring fed swimming pool, lodge, campsites and lush gardens make this a riverfront destination.

A picturesque and historic gem spanning the McKenzie River and easily sighted from Highway 126.

Prepare to be dazzled by brilliant hues of the crystal clear water filtering up from its underground source.

This gushing waterfall is easily identifiable and accessible from Highway 126, making for a spectacular side stop.