Willamette National Forest
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3106 Pierce Parkway Suite D
Springfield. OR 97477
Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342
Sweet Home Ranger District
4431 Highway 20
Sweet Home, OR 97386
McKenzie River Ranger District
57600 McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413
Middle Fork Ranger District
46375 Highway 58
Westfir, OR 97492
Box Canyon Horse Camp was developed to provide access for equestrians to both wilderness and undeveloped roadless areas west of the Cascade crest. Campers without stock are also welcome.
Groves of conifers and scattered meadows make an appealing setting for both hikers and packsaddle enthusiasts. In summer, water is piped into trough and for stock only (not for drinking).
From Blue River, OR, travel 4 miles east on Highway 126 to Aufderheide Drive (Forest Service Road 19).
Continue south on Aufderheide Drive, taking a right at the Y and climbing to the top of Cougar Reservoir.
Continue south on Aurderheide Drive past Cougar Reservoir for 31 miles to Box Canyon Horse Camp on the west side of the road at the top of the pass.
Read about camping rules, regulations and camping tips on our Camping Rules & Things to Know page.
Map showing recreational areas.
Tent, auto, trailer sites (maximum trailer length 30 feet)
Corrals, watering for animals only
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