The Umatilla National Forest is located in the north eastern part of Oregon.
Where is this Forest?

 

W-T Wilderness

Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness
 

Go Hiking! Link to hiking opportunities on the forest.
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Go Camping! Link to camping information on the forest.

 

FOREST PLAN REVISION - Documents available online!

The landscape also includes heavily timbered slopes, grassland ridges and benches, and bold basalt outcroppings. Elevations range from 1,600 to 8,000 feet above sea level. Changes in weather are common, but summers are generally warm and dry with cool evenings. Cold, snowy winters and mild temperatures during spring and fall can be expected. More about the Forest...The Umatilla National Forest, located in the Blue Mountains of southeast Washington and northeast Oregon, covers 1.4 million acres of diverse landscapes and plant communities. The Forest has some mountainous terrain, but most of the Forest consists of v-shaped valleys separated by narrow ridges or plateaus.

 

Wilderness 50th50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

Visit our Wilderness webpage to learn more about the forest's three Wilderness areas and the 50th anniversary celebration.

Recent News


Features

2014 Motorized Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)

Image of Motorized Vehicle Use MapUpdated motorized vehicle use maps (MVUM) for 2014 are now available, free of charge, at all Umatilla National Offices and can be viewed and printed off the Forest’s MVUM webpage. 

New:  Download MVUMs with your iOS Mobile Device (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch)


Eastside Restoration in the Blue Mountains

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Across the Pacific Northwest, there is broad public support for actively managing forests to be more resilient to the uncertainties of climate change and the effects of insect outbreaks, disease, and destructive wildfires that follow decades of fire suppression in fire-dependent forests.

However, the current rate of restoration is not keeping pace with forest growth.  Unless we do some things differently, acres in need of restoration will continue to out-pace restoration accomplishments.


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Spotlights

Forest Celebrates a Century of Service

2008 marked the100th anniversary of resource management on the Umatilla National Forest..

Blue Mountains Forest Plan Revision

The current forest plans for the Umatilla, Malheur, and Wallowa Whitman National Forests are currently being revised.