Box Canyon Guard Station

  

Box Canyon Guard Station

The cabin is located on the West Cascades National Scenic Byway. Trailheads into the Three Sisters Wilderness and the Chucksney Mountain Roadless Recreation Area are adjacent to the Guard Station.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Box Canyon Guard Station will be closed for renovations:
  • September 23 - October 10, 21013
  • October 17- 31, 2013
Operational Hours:
  • Check in at 2:00 p.m.
  • Check out at 1:00 p.m.
  • Day visitors - please respect the privacy of rental occupants.
Reservations: Visit Recreation.gov to make reservations.
Fees
  • $60.00 per night
  • Visit Recreation.gov to make reservations.
  • Reservations can be made for up to 6 nights.
Open Season: 5/1
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
  • Maximum 4 people
  • NO pets allowed in guard station.
Water: Bring all the water you think you will need or bring the means to treat the non-potable water.
Restroom: An outhouse is located outside the building.
Operated By: Willamette National Forest
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information

Directions:

Approximately 75 miles SE of Eugene, OR on Forest Service Road 19 (Aufderheide Scenic Byway)

 Follow either State Highway 126 or 58 to FS Road 19 and proceed to the crest. The guard station is located across from the horse camp.


General Notes:

Area Attractions

The cabin is located on the West Cascades National Scenic Byway. Trailheads into the Three Sisters Wilderness and the Chucksney Mountain Roadless Recreation Area are adjacent to the Guard Station.

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Rental Information

FURNISHINGS: 2 twin beds, desk, 1 hide-a-bed, wood burning stove, table, chairs, and miscellaneous cleaning supplies. A horse corral (approximately 45 feet in diameter), located next to the guard station, is included in the rental. No electricity. 

BRING: Warm bedding or sleeping bags, cooking equipment, utensils, etc. are needed. Wood for stove. Propane lanterns or flashlights and extra batteries. (Propane stoves, heaters and lanterns are recommended since they create less fumes than liquid gas appliances). No drinking water in the cabin. Guests must bring plenty of water for drinking, cooking and washing.  There is stream located behind the horse camp, but flows are not reliable . All water needs treatment before using.

HEAT:  Wood stove.  Wood is NOT provided.


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