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Black Canyon Day Use Area


This site offers relief from summer heat alongside the Middle Fork Willamette River. Recreational opportunities include fishing and picnicking.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Dawn to dusk
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Picnic tables,Drinking water
Fees $7 per vehicle, per day
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Oakridge, Oregon (8 miles)
Restroom: Vault toilet
Passes: No passes honored.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information


Eight miles west of Oakridge, Oregon

From Oakridge, Oregon: From the intersection of Crestview Street and Oregon State Highway 58 (at the only traffic light along Highway 58 in Oakridge), travel west on Highway 58 for approximately 8 miles.  The destination will be on your right. 

General Notes:
  • Boat launch
  • Interpretive trail

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Boat ramp

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950 feet