Sunset on Lava Butte. Central Cascades from Paulina Peak in winter Todd Lake snowshoe loop Three Sisters from the slopes of Mt. Bachelor Snowshoeing on a wintery day Sunset Three Sisters.Newberry National Volcanic Monument under a fresh blanket of snow


Choose An Adventure   

     Know Before You Go                              

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.


Winter Safety Guide

Snowshoeing on a wintry day

We hope you enjoy winter recreation on the Deschutes National Forest. Please take a look at some of these tips to keep you, your family and others safe!

Central Oregon Fire

Smoke column from the GW Fire - 2007

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?

Know Before You Go by clicking on this information!

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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Download Our New Official Recreation App! Link opens in a new window

Children's Forest

Children's Forest of Central Oregon Link opens in a new window

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