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Outdoor Safety & Ethics

Safe Shooting on the National Forest

Know Before You Go, Keep It Safe and Where NOT to Shoot bullet points


Safe Shooting Brochure

Current closures in place on the Deschutes National Forest include:

Horse Butte Shooting Closure

China Hat Shooting Closure

Deschutes River Corridor Shooting Closure

Exploding Target Ban