With over 1.5 million acres, the Willamette National Forest is home to eight wilderness areas, including the popular Three Sisters Wilderness and Mt. Jefferson Wilderness, a variety of backpacking and day hiking opportunities, waterfalls, wildflowers, mountain biking trails, boating, swimming and much more! The varied landscape of high mountains, narrow canyons, cascading streams, and wooded slopes offers excellent opportunities for visitors and make the forest valuable for many purposes. Learn More About The Forest.
For many, the 2017 total solar eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The eclipse is expected to attract millions of visitors, many of whom may be unfamiliar with public lands in Oregon. We’ve provided some tips on how to make your visit a positive experience and how to help protect our beautiful national forest and what it has to offer…learn more
Come explore the beautiful Sweet Home Ranger District of the Willamette National Forest! Whether you're a budding naturalist or a long-time explorer of Pacific Northwest, Sweet Home Nature and Heritage Tours will be an experience you will long remember. The 2017 schedule is now available and reservations are being accepted…learn more