Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

Area Status: Open

Middle Fork Ranger District (US Highway 58)

A mountain bike rests on a trail through a meadow with mountains in the backgroundMiddle Fork Ranger District is the southern part of the forest, bordering the Deschutes and Umpqua National Forests. Accessible from the west on Highway 58 from Eugene, OR, or from the south via Highway 58.

Spend some time exploring Waldo Lake, one of the gems of the forest, but don’t forget to get out on some of the great mountain biking, hiking, and horse trails in this area.


Backpacking and day hikes can be found all over the district including, Fall Creek Trail Area, and Hardesty Trail Area. For spectacular mountain scenery, try a hike in the Willamette Pass Trail Area

Other Recreation

The renowned Middle Fork Willamette Trail #3609, Dead Moutain Trail and Alpine Trail are just a few of the more popular mountain biking areas.

One of the gems of the Willamette National Forest is the Waldo Lake Area provides many recreational opportunities including horse camping, non-motorized boating, swimming, hiking and biking.Waldo Lake on a clear day with the lake reflecting the surrounding landscape

For those who prefer to travel by horse, the spectacular Diamond Peak Trail Area offers multiple trails For those that enjoy travel of the motorized type, OHV enthusiasts can enjoy the Huckleberry Flats OHV Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Offices are closed to in-person business, but front desk personnel are returning calls remotely. Please leave a voicemail with your question and your call will be returned in the order that it was received. Weather: Oakridge | Willamette Pass
Road Conditions
Operational Hours: During severe weather, our offices and ranger stations may operate on a delayed schedule or close. If you plan on visiting, please call 541-782-2283 or check our Facebook and Twitter sites for information.
Closest Towns: Oakridge, OR
Westfir, OR
Restroom: At Middle Fork Ranger Station
Operated By: Willamette National Forest
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station
46375 Highway 58
Westfir, OR 97492
Email: Middle Fork Ranger District
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Closed on federal holidays

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)


Areas for Backpacking at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

Horse Camping

Areas for Horse Camping at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

OHV Trail Riding

Areas for OHV Trail Riding at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

Boating - Motorized

Areas for Boating - Motorized at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)


Areas for Swimming at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)


Areas for Waterskiing at Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58)

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

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