Ochoco National Forest &

Crooked River National Grassland


Sweeping views from the top of Spanish PeakThe only national grassland in the Pacific NorthwestThe headwaters of the Crooked River gather atop the Ochoco mountainsConnecting communities to the outdoors in meaningful waysFirefighters use a variety of tools to manage a fire-evolved landscapeThe Island sits at the confluence of the Deschutes and Crooked RiversBringing people together to learn from the past and look toward the futureProviding habitat for unique plants and animalsNorth Point overlooking Bridge Creek Wilderness at sunrise


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.

Steins Pillar Panel Invites Visitors to Explore Geology of the Ochocos

Steins Pillar Photo

A new interpretive panel invites visitors to explore the area’s unique volcanic history through interactive recreational experiences.


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.

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