Ochoco National Forest &

Crooked River National Grassland

Public Use Restrictions-Campfires banned

















Effective July 12, 2021, all open fires, including charcoal fires, will be prohibited on all lands administered by the Deschutes National Forest, the Ochoco National Forest and Crooked River National Grassland, and the Prineville District, Bureau of Land Management (BLM). There are no exceptions for developed or hosted campgrounds

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.


Please Don't Pet or Feed Wild Horses

Tamed mustang at Grant Meadows

The Forest Service and Central Oregon Wild Horse Coalition wish to remind visitors not to pet or feed wild horses, because doing so can harm the animal and require its removal.

Are those noxious weeds you're standing in?


Use this guide to help you identify the top invasive plants of the Crooked River Basin!


Campfire Safety

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Do you know how to properly extinguish a campfire? Check out this short video for some campfire safety tips.

How we're protecting and restoring native plants

Botany and Plant Restoration

Each year, the Ochoco National Forest and Crooked River National Grassland undertake numerous projects to eradicate invasive and restore native plants. 

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