Recreation

Plan Your Next Adventure

The Pacific Northwest has some of the most stunning views, deepest canyons, rugged mountains & spectacular rivers in the world.

Reserve your next favorite location

Visitor Information​

  • Camping & Cabins 
  • Outdoor Safety & Ethics
  • Maps
  • Passes & Permits
  • Wilderness Travel
  • Winter Recreation & Safety
  • Natures Benefits - National Forests and grasslands are treasured for their recreation settings and opportunities. People are visiting them in record numbers to hike, camp, canoe, ski, and much more. Outdoor recreation provides countless health and social benefits as residents and visitors connect with nature and each other. Learn more about the contributions of National Forests in Oregon and Washington by clinking on the images below.

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About the Pacific Northwest

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    Pacific Northwest Forest Almanac

    If you're interested in learning more about the forests in the Pacific Northwest, check out our Forest Almanac. It includes fun facts and other information that will provide a rich understanding of the area. 

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    Accessible Outdoor Adventures

    Interested in learning more about some places where people of all kinds of abilities can explore? Check out our Accessible Outdoor Recreation Adventure interactive map that includes accessible hiking and camping areas from across the Pacific Northwest.

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    List of National Forests & Grasslands

    With 17 forest units in Oregon and Washington, it can be tough to find the right one. Look up a national forest or grassland on this simple interactive map.

Recreation Opportunity Map

Navigate this map to find recreation sites and activities offered in Pacific Northwest forests:​

View a larger map: https://www.fs.usda.gov/ivm/