Ochoco National Forest & Crooked River National Grassland

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.

  • 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.


What is Prescribed Fire?

Prescribed Burn

Prescribed fire can be used to reduce hazardous fuels while improving forest and rangeland health and protecting the quality of our watersheds and wildlife habitat.

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What is laminated root rot disease?

LRR tree down

Find out more about this tree disease.

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