McKenzie River is one of the cleanest rivers in the United States, flowing through a lush valley with vibrant landscapes. Inhabited by Native Americans for 8,000 years, wandering tribes settled in the area on and off until the 19th century. Stretching for 90 miles (145 kilometers), this tributary flows west to the southern tip of Willamette Valley and is a drainage for the eastern Cascade Range. Its name is derived from Donald McKenzie, a trader and explorer from the Pacific Fur Company. Today, the region is a laidback riverside community that attracts visitors with its outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, fishing, canoeing, and rafting. If you’re looking to have a nature-filled vacation in the great outdoors, check out these top Airbnb vacation rentals near McKenzie River, Oregon.
This rustic studio-type cottage is near the upper McKenzie River and is best suited for a couple’s cozy getaway. It’s on a 1-acre (0.4 hectares) property adjacent to the owner’s house, but you’ll have your own private entrance. After exploring the nearby area, you can relax on the breezy outdoor deck or head inside to the comfortable queen-size bed that awaits you. This cottage has a kitchenette and a mini-fridge so you can cook your own meals, but there are restaurants, bars, and a general store just a short walk away. The lower McKenzie River Trailhead is 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away, and a 5-mile (8 kilometers) drive will bring you to Belknap Hot Springs. The bus stop is within walking distance, so you can travel further out without getting lost.
Evergreen Cottage ~ Private GuesthouseMcKenzie Bridge, Oregon, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat location beautiful cottage and the bed is so comfortable the host is very responsivevery pleasant and clean stayevergreen cabin is so cozy and cleangreat location close to lots of gorgeous hiking trails we had a great stay and it was very clean
Host:wonderful stay with great hostssuper nice hosts bed is incredibly comfortablethis was more than i expected such thoughtful hosts and the bed was so comfortablehost's notes on how to find the place were super helpfulall of the locals were friendly and welcoming and gave that small town feel we were both cravingRead more reviewsthe location of this place was greatgreat location beautiful scenery all aroundbeautiful location in a charming cabin in the pines-lovelygreat location to explore hot springs and go on some nice hikes we really enjoyed our time heregreat place to stay very close to awesome hikes and outdoor activities
This secluded home is on a 10-acre (4 hectares) property that can accommodate up to 12 guests with its 4 bedrooms, each with its private entrance and bathroom. This spacious home suits large groups or families as it comes with a roomy kitchen and dining area. It has a fireplace and outdoor fire pit where everyone can gather around as well. On-site, there are fun activities such as badminton, croquet, and horseshoe. The wide-open spaces are great for pets as well. This home is a perfect starting point for river rafting, cycling around the surrounding forest, or hiking up trails such as Horse Creek. This cabin is 18 minutes away from Terwilliger Hot Springs, 10 minutes from Belknap Hot Springs, and 45 minutes from HooDoo Ski Area. 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) away, you can visit Tamolitch Falls, Sahalie Falls, and Koosah Falls.
Delta House at Horse Creek Lodge, near trails!McKenzie Bridge, Oregon, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen was well stocked and the fireplace was a nice touch for the cold wintery weathermy daughter was especially impressed that there was never a shortage of hot water for the showerthe delta house is so comfortable we didn't want to leaveit was clean and fully stocked with everything you might need to enhance your staythe rooms are cozy and very cleanall rooms had an outside entrance and beds were comfortable and clean
Host:the hosts were great tooour hosts were very helpful kind and thoughtfuleasy check in/checkout and communications with the host were excellentthe nicest couple outstanding service and friendly accommodationsalyssa was very helpful and accommodatingRead more reviewsthe location is of the house is perfectthe location scenery and accommodations were wonderfulloved the location it was not far from a lot of outdoor activitiesgreat location for all kinds of awesome outdoor recreationthe location was private and we felt comfortable and safe
Nestled in Willamette National Forest, this two-bedroom cabin is great for a couple’s retreat. It has an outdoor waterfront patio and firepit overlooking the soothing river. The colorful design brightens up the interior, which has a roomy living area. If you open the windows, you can feel the cool river breeze. You can explore the surrounding cedar forest and hike up the nearby trails along the river. A grocery is located 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) away if you need supplies and a restaurant is within walking distance near the main road. To cap off your getaway, you can drive over to Belknap Hot Springs.
Quiet & Romantic Cabin Getaway on McKenzie River!Mckenzie Bridge, Oregon, United States
Top guest reviewsthe beds were extremely comfortable and the ambiance was serenewe particularly appreciated that everyone was wearing masks and the outdoor tables were well spacednice updated kitchen plenty of seating in the living roomit was clean warm and comfortablewe found the place clean and well suppliedthis home is clean and pleasantclean cozy relaxing and a beautiful viewRead more reviews
Host:comfortable beds immediate responses from the host and delightful decorsaturday bingo at the pub was fun and the people were really friendly
This homey cabin is nestled down a gravel road from the main highway on a 2-acre (0.8 hectares) property. You will have private access via a footpath to a riverbank to wade or go fishing. This two-bedroom home can accommodate up to four guests. It has WiFi and a TV in the living area with streaming services, but the highlight of this home is the view of the river through the large windows. There is a wood-burning stove for when the weather gets cold and the rustic kitchen features all the basics you need to whip up a meal. It also has an outdoor seating deck with a riverside view. It’s a perfect space where you can retreat after your hike and explore the surrounding river and woods.
McKenzie River Cozy CabinLane County, Oregon, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit is clean and comfortableRead more reviewsthe location is incredible and it was super clean
This private living space is on the upper level of a single large cabin. It can house up to five guests and has two bedrooms. Nestled in the center of the river’s recreation areas with thick woods surrounding it, this loft is a mix of rustic and modern design. Outside, you can enjoy a private upper deck overlooking the river, while the inside is a chic space with a cozy loft-type bedroom, a modern kitchen, and a wood-burning stove. A general store is a one-minute walk away and a short bike ride brings you to a market, restaurants, and stores. McKenzie Bridge, McKenzie trail, and Tokatee golf course are nearby. Hoodoo is a 45-minute trip away if you want to go skiing.
Mckenzie River Getaway - Modern Rustic UPPER CABINLane County, Oregon, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe wifi is still not working nor is there cell service so be prepared to entertain yourselfno a/c but the breeze off the river helped cool us off overnightthe kitchen was cute and well stocked with dishware and pans and kurig coffee makerbeautiful apartment with gorgeous river-front viewswe had such a wonderful relaxing stay here really appreciated all the amenities in the kitchen as wellvery clean and stylishsparkling clean and beatifulvey clean and peacefulit was a very clean cozy and stocked cabinthe place was clean uncluttered and well stocked
Host:host was very responsive and helpfuljordan and leah are great hostthe owners were quick to respond and the cabin itself was a true gemthere are games that the host provides that are just a blast to playthis place will not disappoint and jordan is a very responsive helpful hostRead more reviewsgreat place near the riveramazing location at the beautiful mckenzie rivera perfect place to get away toif you like to hike waterfalls and hit the hot springs this place is perfectly locatedthe upstairs location felt really comfortable and safe
This two-level spacious lodge is inside the shared community of Laughing Waters on the riverfront. This rustic cabin can house up to 12 guests with 4 bedrooms and 17 beds, perfect for large groups. There is a charming wood-burning fireplace in the living area, but each bedroom has its own heater. The kitchen is fully stocked with dinnerware, cookware, and utensils, and there’s an outdoor barbecue on the back deck. You can go for a hike on the McKenzie trail which is right across from the lodge. You can also fish or relax on the dock. A charming fenced deck with a hot tub overlooks the river, so you can relax with the soothing sounds of the flowing water.
The Lodge on the McKenzie RiverMcKenzie Bridge, Oregon, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe patio has amazing views and very comfortable outside seatsfinally wifi would be a nice additionand there was plenty of sleeping space for all to be comfortableit had lots of room to spread out and very comfortable beds and living room furnitureyou could fit a ton of people in this very comfortable spacewe had to clean the bunk room because there was mouse droppings around the beds on the floorthe cabin was clean and had everything we neededit was comfortable and cleanit was fairly clean with the exception of a couple rooms having a spiderweb
Host:the host was very responsive and welcomingjohn was a great host very welcoming and responsivejohn was super responsive and accommodating to our specific needslastly john was an incredibly responsive hostthe owner was lovely to work with and very accommodating as we had some last minute changesRead more reviewsgreat location close to the mckenzie bridge storeclose to hot springs and some nice hiking spotsthe location is absolutely beautiful and the cabin has potentialeveryone loved the locationgreat place in a great location definitely would go back again
This cozy lodge is steps away from the riverbank and you can fish right out front. This snug log cabin is perfect for a couple on a retreat or a small family. It has a single bedroom with a comfy queen-sized bed and an extra futon in the living area. Its large windows extend from floor to ceiling, providing an unobstructed view of the river by the mountain. Inside is a cozy fireplace, but this lodge has heated floors as well. McKenzie River Trail and Belknap Springs are a short hike away, but if you want to venture further out further, a 40-minute drive will take you to Sahalie Falls.
LOLOMA LODGE - Riverfront Cabin #2Superhost
Top guest reviewsthe cabin was warm and comfortable with an unbeatable view of the riverwe loved the attention to detail from the kitchen supplies to the furnitureotherwise the cabin was extremely comfortable for me and my boys (we all loved the heated floors)clean and comfortable cabineverything was very clean and easy to usenice and clean very cosybeautiful location clean stylish interior
Host:super adorable cabin host was quick to respond to questions really nice placehosts were great the cabins were cutewe 100% recommend it wallis and the manager on the property were responsive and so helpfulRead more reviewsfantastic location right on the watergreat location private and right next to the riverspectacular location and very quite and relaxinggreat location surroundings incredibly lovelywhat an awesome place right on the river super easy check in
This charming log cabin is part of a small community on the riverside. You can catch native fish such as trout right outside this lodging. It has two bedrooms with comfortable queen-size beds. You’ll enjoy your riverfront view through the screened-in porch, and you’ll feel cozy and safe inside next to the fireplace. McKenzie River Trail is one minute away, where you can go hiking or cycling and see some waterfalls. Terwilliger Hot Springs and Belknap Hot Springs are 10 minutes away. Blue River and Cougar Reservoir can be reached through a short drive if you want to kayak, raft, or waterski.
Wooded Bliss Riverfront Log Cabin on the MckenzieMcKenzie Bridge, Oregon, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe photos don’t do this property justice; it’s pristine comfortable and beautifulyou’ll love this cute cabin with a mckenzie river view really soft beds beautiful wood interior and really cleanwe loved this cabin so much everything was terrific - the beds the furniture the shower the fireplacethe kitchen is fully stocked and the beds are incredibly comfortablelove the fireplace room and the full kitchen and the fluffy bedsit was spotlessly clean and well equippedreally clean place with a well stocked kitchenthe place was neat and clean and the kitchen well stocked with things easy to findthe cabin we stayed in was great super clean fully stocked kitchen bed was comfortablevery clean and great location
Host:the owners were very responsive and accommodating to our needsitzi was a wonderful host who was very communicative and had lots of great suggestionsitzi was very responsive and made us feel very welcomedRead more reviewsan ideal location to enjoy the mckenzie river areathis cabin is in a great locationgreat location and not far from a local market right up the road 3 miles away from the cabinlovely location on the river and very cozy and comfortable cabinlovely cabin with everything you need and the location is excellent
This riverfront cabin in a small resort community is surrounded by trees and offers a clear view of the river. It features a cedar-lined interior with a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious living area. It has two bedrooms with queen-sized beds, both of which are air-conditioned. You can go fishing right outside the cabin or relax by the fire pit in the large front yard. It has a screened-in porch and an indoor fireplace as well. This cabin also has modern amenities such as WiFi and a large screen TV. Nearby, you can go hiking, biking, fishing, and whitewater rafting. A general store is close by if you need supplies as well as a restaurant if you want to try the local cuisine.
Beautiful Cabin, nothing between you and the RiverMcKenzie Bridge, Oregon, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsa very cozy cabin with all of the nice-to-have amenities right on the beautiful meditative mckenzie rivergreat cabin on the mckenzie river the cabin was clean cozy and conveniently located
Host:there were a few small items that needed host support but i was appreciative david was responsive throughoutRead more reviewsin a great location and with everything you need to enjoy your stayit would be a great place to visit in the summer as well
This multi-story, three-bedroom home has one king and two queen-size beds. It’s on the riverfront on a property where guests can go fishing with ease. It has a private front yard and a swing on the deck where guests can enjoy the riverside breeze. The roomy balcony directly faces the river, and you can have dinner there at the six-seater table. Inside, there is a modern kitchen, a wood-burning stove, and a large TV in the game room. You can access the small “beach” by the river through the stairs leading down if you want to wade in the water. If you have a kayak, you can go to Finn Rock landing and drift down all the way to the front of the house for a peaceful rafting adventure.
McKenzie River Frontage
Top guest reviewsthe outdoor heater on the deck was such a treat in the morning and at nightbeautiful view great space and comfortable bedsgreat kitchen and deckthe house is beautiful with lots of room and a phenomenal viewthe bed was incredibly comfortable toothe house was spotless very nicely laid out and decoratedthe house was so clean and equip with high quality everythingthis house a yes very clean spacious and comfortablethe house is clean comfortable and lovely decorative touchesthe house was clean comfortable and had everything that we needed to make our stay enjoyable
Host:she was a great hostshe responded to our questions immediately and was a great hostowner was amazing thank yougreat host and a great housevan was very responsive to our questions and accommodating to our needsRead more reviewsbeautiful location right on the riverclose to the key mckenzie attractions inclhighly recommend for a quiet getaway with close access to eugene/springfieldthis house was in such a beautiful location right on the riverbeautiful home in beautiful location
Enjoy some outdoor fun near McKenzie River
This laidback community is proud of McKenzie River, which is considered the area’s heart and soul. Hiking, cycling, fishing, canoeing, and whitewater rafting are all popular activities to enjoy here. Visitors who are looking to commune with nature will enjoy all the outdoor activities it has to offer in this slice of the woods. If you’re planning a vacation in the great outdoors, this list of Airbnb vacation rentals near McKenzie River, Oregon, should get you started.
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