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


  • Enjoy your Forest this winter!

    winter recreation opportunities

    Explore new opportunities for the new year!

  • Firewood Cutting Program

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    Free permits are available from your local forest district office or the Supervisor's Office in Lakeview, OR.

  • Winter Safety Resources

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    Here are some tips to help you stay safe, have a great time and Recreate Responsibly this season.


Accessible Outdoor Recreation Opportunities for Oregon and Washington


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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