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Welcome to the Ochoco National Forest

The Ochoco National Forest and the Crooked River National Grassland are home to many treasured landscapes and activities. Come find your special place!



  • Maps & Publications

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    We offer a variety of maps! You can digitally download some for free while others can be purchased through online vendors.

  • Hiking

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    Get up close and personal with nature on one of our many hiking trails!

  • Camping

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    Check out the many options for camping!

  • Recreation Passes

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    Some recreation sites require a day use fee. Find out where fees are charged and which passes may be used to cover these fees.

  • Winter Range Closures

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    Winter range closures are in effect December 1 through May 1. Motorized vehicles are prohibited in the closure areas to protect deer and elk during the winter.

  • Wildfire Crisis Strategy: Central Oregon

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    Central Oregon is one of 21 focal landscapes selected to receive up to $43.1 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding to implement the Wildfire Crisis Strategy through 2024.

  • Central Oregon Fire Information

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    Visit Central Oregon Fire Info for information on prescribed fire, wildfire and smoke on the Deschutes & Ochoco National Forests, the Prineville BLM and the Oregon Department of Forestry. Text "COFIRE” to 888-777 to receive Deschutes County text alerts.

  • Discover Your Forest

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    Our non-profit partner Discover Your Forest enhances visitors' experiences while supporting the next generation of public land stewards.