Sunset on Lava Butte. Soda Creek Trail. Metolius Windigo Trail. Camping. Tam McArthur Rim. Boat Launch Sunset Three Sisters. Paulina Falls.

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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.

Recent News


Shield Project Information

In late August 2018, the Deschutes National Forest began  the “Shield” forest management project in the Newberry Caldera to remove trees that are exhibiting signs of future failure from insect infestation and disease.

In order to allow operators to safely remove marked trees in the Caldera section of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, some campgrounds will begin closing early for the season. Tree removal work will continue through the fall at various campgrounds and roadways within Newberry Caldera.

Central Oregon Fire

Air tanker dumps fire retardant to protect a house

Are you looking for information on smoke, wildfires or prescribed burning in Central Oregon? Check out this website to learn more.

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Hunting on the Deschutes

Elk bugling

Planning a hunting trip on the Deschutes National Forest?

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Accessible Adventures in the Deschutes National Forest

Accessible recreation sites

Learn more about premier accessible recreation sites in the Deschutes National Forest.


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Children's Forest

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