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 Forest ranges from the crest of the Cascades Mountains west into the Siskiyou Mountains, nearly to the Pacific Ocean. The forest covers almost 1.8 million acres; portions of the Applegate and Illinois River drainage's extend into northern California. The Rogue River drains over 75 percent of the Forest's land area. Full article...

Top Things People Want to Know

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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.
- Looking for more things to do? Check out these Recreation Opportunities! Alerts & Notices: Includes Fire, Road Updates, SnoParks, Weather, and Forest Orders

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Recent News


Travel Analysis Process (Subpart A)

The Travel Analysis Process is a requirement of 36 CFR 212.5 Subpart A of the 2005 Travel Management Rule.

Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project: Winter Update 2014

The AFR project is a stewardship partnership project between the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest, the City of Ashland, The Nature Conservancy and Lomakatsi.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness

50 Years of Wilderness

In 2014, our nation will celebrate "50 Years of Wilderness." On September 3, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act. Click here for all the details.

Discover the Forest

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Click here to view the "Discover the Forest" twitter site where you'll find lots of great information on camping, tips, recipes and more...


Bark Beetles and Drought

Bark Beetles

Learn more about Bark Beetles, how they affect certain types of trees, and how drought plays into it all.

Motorized Travel & Recreation

Travel Management

One-stop source for information on where you can take motorized vehicles in a National Forest.  Rule, regulations, guidelines, links to maps and more.

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