Recreation

Crooked River headwater

The Ochoco National Forest and the Crooked River National Grassland provide many recreation opportunities spread across 1,000,000 acres in Central Oregon including three Wilderness areas. From hiking to horsebackriding, hunting and fishing, rockhounding, camping or OHV riding, you can find it all.

Recreation Map

A map showing recreation areas.

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Alder Springs Trailhead Open to Visitor
Allen Creek Horse Camp Open to Visitor
Antelope Flat Reservoir Campground and Day Use Closed to Visitor The campground will close for the season on November 3. 
Bandit Springs Sno-Park and Trailhead Open to Visitor
Baneberry Trailhead Open to Visitor
Barnhouse Campground Open to Visitor
Barnhouse Trailhead Open to Visitor
Big Spring Campground Open to Visitor
Biggs Springs Campground Open to Visitor
Bingham Springs Campground Open to Visitor
Black Canyon East Trailhead Open to Visitor
Black Canyon West Trailhead Open to Visitor
Boeing Field Trailhead Open to Visitor
Coffeepot Trailhead Open to Visitor
Cold Springs Guard Station Open to Visitor
Cottonwood Campground Open to Visitor
Cottonwood Pit Campground Open to Visitor
Cottonwood Trailhead Open to Visitor
Cougar East Trailhead Open to Visitor
Cougar West Trailhead Open to Visitor
Cyrus Horse Camp Open to Visitor
Cyrus Trailhead Open to Visitor
Deep Creek Campground Closed to Visitor The campground will close for the season on November 3. 
Dry Creek Horse Camp Open to Visitor
Elkhorn Campground Open to Visitor
Frazier Campground Open to Visitor
Fry Trailhead Open to Visitor
Giddy-Up Go Trailhead Open to Visitor
Gray Butte Trailhead Open to Visitor
Green Mountain North Trailhead Open to Visitor
Green Mountain South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Haystack Reservoir Campground and Day Use Area Closed to Visitor
Haystack South Shore Group Campground Closed to Visitor This is a Bureau of Reclamation site managed by Crook County
Haystack West Shore Campground and Day Use Area Closed to Visitor This is a Bureau of Reclamation site managed by Crook County
Henderson Flat OHV Trail System Open to Visitor
Henderson Flat Staging Area Open to Visitor
Keeton Trailhead Open to Visitor
Kelsey Trailhead Open to Visitor
Line Butte East Trailhead Open to Visitor
Line Butte West Trailhead Open to Visitor
Lookout Mountain Lower Trailhead Open to Visitor
Lookout Mountain Upper Trailhead Open to Visitor
Mark's Creek Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Mascall Corral (Formerly Apple West) Trailhead Open to Visitor
Mother Lode Mine Trailhead Open to Visitor
Mud Springs Horse Camp Open to Visitor
Ochoco Divide Campground Closed to Visitor
Ochoco Divide Group Site Closed to Visitor
Ochoco Divide Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Ochoco Forest Camp Group Pavilion Closed to Visitor
Ochoco Forest Campground Closed to Visitor
Ochoco NF-Maury Mountains Area   
Ochoco NF-Ochoco East - Paulina Area   
Ochoco NF-Ochoco West - Prineville Area   
Ochoco Ranger Rental House Open to Visitor
Payten Trailhead Open to Visitor
Potlid North Trailhead Open to Visitor
Potlid South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Rim (Formerly Apple Middle) Trailhead Open to Visitor
Rimrock Springs Trailhead Open to Visitor
Rock Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Round Mountain North Trailhead Open to Visitor
Round Mountain South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Salters Cabin Horse Camp Open to Visitor
Scales Corral Trailhead Open to Visitor
Scotts Campground Open to Visitor
Scotty Creek Trailhead Open to Visitor
Skull Hollow Campground Closed to Visitor
Skull Hollow Trailhead Open to Visitor
South Prong Trailhead Open to Visitor
Steins Pillar Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sugar Creek Campground and Day Use Area Closed to Visitor The campground will close for the season on November 3. 
Tam-A-Lau Trailhead Open to Visitor
Twin Pillars North Trailhead Open to Visitor
Twin Pillars South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Walton Lake Campground Closed to Visitor
Walton Lake Group Campsites Closed to Visitor
Walton Lake Trailhead Open to Visitor
Walton Sno-Park Open to Visitor
Whistler Campground Open to Visitor
White Rock Campground Open to Visitor
Wildcat Campground and Day Use Area Closed to Visitor
Wildcat North Trailhead Open to Visitor
Wildcat South Trailhead Open to Visitor
Wildwood Campground Open to Visitor
Wiley Flat Campground Open to Visitor
Wolf Creek Campground Closed to Visitor The campground will close for the season on November 3. 
Wolf Creek Industrial Campground Closed to Visitor

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/ochoco/recreation