Fremont-Winema National Forest


The Fremont-Winema National Forest occupies the heart of south central Oregon, from the eastern slope of the Cascade Range to the rugged desert landscape of Oregon's Outback.


The ecosystem ranges from towering snow-capped peaks to wide-open sage basins. Pivotal to the economy and communities of south central Oregon, this 2.3 million acre forest is known for its many recreational opportunities, scenic vistas and wild places where visitors can still find solitude.

Closure Order Updates

Please click on the links below for the latest forest closure orders:

Occupancy and Use/Camping Restrictions Closure Order 06-02-22-02 and Map effective October 1, 2022



News from the Forestgraphical representation of forest landscape

  • Dillon Creek Fire blazes a new future

    containment line for Dillon Creek Fire

    With a national wildfire crisis threatening communities, consuming forests, and exhausting firefighters, one naturally ignited incident offers hope, resilience, and adaptation.

  • Measured steps towards improved accessibility

    boardwalk at Woods Creek Rec site

    Most of us enjoy heading out for a day on the forest without a moment's notice. But those living with disabilities must undertake painstaking research before embarking on a similar day adventure.

  • Partnerships create possibility

    Volunteers clear brush from trail

    Without help from partners like Oregon Timber Trail Alliance who recently organized a second trail maintenance stewardship event, many of our favorite trails would remain unusable after a hard winter. 


Climbing Mt. McLoughlin Responsibly

view of Mt. Mcloughlin

Our tallest peak in southern Oregon is a gem, and numerous people venture up it every year. Learn how you can enjoy its splendor--safely!

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Every Kid Outdoors Pass

Every Kid Outdoors Pass

The Every Kid Outdoors Pass is Free and available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age). Honored nationwide it allows 4th graders and their families to experience our natural and historic heritage held in National Forests, Grasslands, Parks, Monuments, Wildlife Refuges, historic sites and others, for free.

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