Willamette National Forest
Willamette National Forest Supervisor's Office
3106 Pierce Parkway
Springfield, OR 97477
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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