The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is located in the south center part of Oregon and the northern center part of California.
Where is this Forest?



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Located in southwestern Oregon and extending into California, the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest ranges from the crest of the Cascades Mountains and west into the Siskiyou Mountains, nearly to the Pacific Ocean, and includes almost 1.8 million acres. More...


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Know Before You Go

Go Camping! Link to camping information on the forest. Got a Map? Link to available maps for the forest.
Go Hiking! Link to hiking opportunities on the forest. Need a Recreation Pass? Link to information on various passes available for standard amenity fee sites.

Winter 2015-2016 Ashland Watershed Trail and Road Closures

Due to serious public safety threats and to avoid delaying operations further, area closures are in place in the Ashland Watershed, and will be enforced with possible fines for those who endanger themselves and work crews.

Project updates are posted at, and on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Facebook page.

For more information, please visit Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Projct.

Recent News


Youth Crew Pulls Weeds, Spreads Optimism

This year, a group of eleven remarkable youth descended upon the community with intent and purpose. (1,025 KB PDF)

Regional Wildlife, Threatened and Endangered Species Accomplishment Report

This regional report includes accomplishments for all of the forests in the Pacific Northwest Region. For information specific to the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, scroll to page 19 to learn more about wildlife habitat enhancement efforts, bat gates, seed collection to benefit bumble bees, butterflies and other pollinators, and fisher monitoring associated with the Ashland Forest Resiliency Project. (2,389 KB PDF)

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Travel Analysis Process (Subpart A)

Final Travel Analysis Report for the Rogue River - Siskiyou National Forest and Map of Roads.

Travel Management Planning (Subpart B)

View of a forest road through the windshield from inside a traveling car.

September 2015 – Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) and Draft Record of Decision for the forest Travel Management Plan - Subpart B


Blue Ledge Mine 2012 - ARRA / CERLCA Project

Mulching around plants to help reduce grass competition and better retain soil moisture

Pete Jones, On-Site Coordinator for Blue Ledge Mine, presentation for the U.S. EPA Hardrock Mining Conference.  Read the script and see photos of mine clean-up.