Recreation


Man Looking Into Salmon Creek Watershed

Discover an Area by Activity

Select an activity to find an area to visit.

The Willamette National Forest offers a stunning choice of year round recreation for day-trippers and vacationers alike from hiking, camping, fishing or skiing in the Cascade Mountains to picnicking or rafting along one of our scenic rivers. Seven major volcanic peaks rise within the Forest's Wilderness areas: Mt. Jefferson, Three Fingered Jack, Mt. Washington, the Three Sisters, and Diamond Peak.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Recreation Conditions Report

Area Name Status Area Conditions
Alder Springs Campground Closed
Aufderheide Scenic Byway (Forest Service Road 19) Open 5/13/22: A closure order is in place on a portion of Forest Service Road (FSR) 19 (Aufderheide Drive) for fire recovery and safety mitigation. The work will take place between mile post 54 and 56 near Cougar Reservoir. Recreational day-use sites and campgrounds, including Terwilliger “Cougar” Hot Springs, will not be accessible from Highway 126. Other affected recreation sites include Echo Boat Launch; Sunnyside Campground; Slide Creek Campground; Cougar Crossing Campground and Boat Launch; French Pete Campground; Hard Rock Group Campground; Red Diamond Group Campground; Roaring River Group Campground; Frissell Crossing Campground; Box Canyon Guard Station; and Box Canyon Horse Camp. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of FSR 19.
Battle Ax Creek Trail #3339 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure areas.
Battle Ax Creek Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Battle Ax Mountain Trail #3340 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Beachie Trail #3341 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Impacts from Beachie Ceeek Fire. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. Maps of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure areas.
Bear Point Trail #3342 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Bedrock Campground Open
Bedrock Day Use Area Open
Big Lake Campground Closed
Big Lake Day Use Area Closed
Big Lake West Campground Closed
Big Meadows Horse Camp Open
Big Pool Campground Open
Black Canyon Campground Closed
Black Canyon Day Use Area Open
Blair Lake Campground Closed
Blue Pool Campground (Middle Fork Ranger District) Temporarily Closed
Blue Pool Day Use Area (Middle Fork District) Temporarily Closed
Box Canyon Guard Station Cabin None 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. View closure order and map.
Box Canyon Horse Camp Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. View closure order and map.
Breitenbush Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Small spot fires from Lionshead Fire affected patches of trees and portions of campsites within campground. Hazard tree removal will begin in late fall 2021 or early 2022. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Broken Bowl Campground Open
Campers Flat Campground Temporarily Closed
Cheat Creek Trail #3441 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Cheat Creek Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Cheat Creek Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Temporarily closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure (Detroit Ranger District).
Clackamas-Breitenbush Scenic Byway (Forest Rd 46) Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Forest Road 46 leading to the Breitenbush area will be closed for an extended period of time as hazards are mitigated and repairs to the roadway are finished. Guests of the Breitenbush Hot Springs Resort can pass through a staffed road block by showing their reservation. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Clark Creek Organization Camp Open
Cleator Bend Group Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Water system was burnt over in Lionshead Fire and made inoperable. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Cold Water Cove Campground Closed
Cougar Crossing Campground Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Service Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Cougar Crossing Day Use Area Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Service Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Cove Creek Campground Open
Cove Creek Group Campsite Open
Crag Trail #3364 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Crown Lake Trail #3362 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Crown Lake Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Dee Wright Observatory Closed
Delta Campground Closed Closed due to Holiday Farm Fire closures. Closed indefinitely. 
Delta Day Use Area Closed Closed due to Holiday Farm Fire closures. Closed indefinitely. 
Detroit Flats Day Use Area Open
Detroit Ranger District (on US Highway 22) Open 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: Detroit Ranger Station Santiam Pass Current Conditions
Dolly Varden Campground Open
Dome Rock Trail #3381 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Impacts from Beachie Ceeek Fire. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Echo Day Use and Boat Launch Open 5/13/22: Recreational day-use sites and campgrounds will not be accessible from Highway 126 due to fire recovery work in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Service Road 19 through Westfir. View closure order and map.
Elk Lake Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Site visit not yet possible due to season. Campground not observed to be part of burn area. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Elkhorn Ridge Trail #3347 Temporarily Closed 5/15/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. Map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure areas.
Elkhorn Ridge Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Eugene to Crest Trail #3559 None 5/13/22: Portions of this trail are closed due to the Kwis Fire. See Kwis Fire closure order and map for details.
Fall Creek National Recreation Trail #3455 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: The upper section of Fall Creek Trail,  beginning from where it crosses Forest Service Road 18 at the 1828 junction, is temporarily closed due to Middle Fork Complex Fire. See Middle Fork Complex closure order and map.
Fernview Day Use Area Open
Fernview Group Campground Open
Fish Lake Interpretive Day Use Open
Fish Lake Remount Depot - Commissary Cabin Temporarily Closed Fish Lake Interpretive Day Use area is open year round to visit. The cabin opens for winter season mid-November through mid-April.
Fish Lake Remount Depot - Hall House Cabin Temporarily Closed Fish Lake Interpretive Day Use area is open year round to visit. The cabin is open to reservations November through April. 
Fox Creek Group Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Small spot fires from Lionshead Fire affected patches of trees and portions of campsites within campground. Hazard tree removal will begin in late fall 2021 or early 2022. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
French Creek Trail #3349 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over from Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. Map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure areas.
French Creek Trailhead - East Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closures area.
French Creek Trailhead - West Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closures area.
French Pete Campground Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
French Pete Trailhead None 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. View closure order and map.
Frissell Crossing Campground Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Fuji Creek Road/ Fuji Shelter Open
Gold Butte Lookout Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Site visit not yet possible. Lookout not observed to be part of burn area in Lionshead Fire. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Gold Hill Trail #3370 Temporarily Closed 5/12/22: Gold Hill Trail is inside the Holiday Farm Fire closure area. See closure order and maps.
Gold Lake Campground Temporarily Closed
Gold Lake Day Use Area Temporarily Closed
Gold Point Trail #3468 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Middle Fork Complex Fire. See closure order and map.
Gold Point Trailhead - Lower Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Middle Fork Complex Fire. See closure order and map.
Gold Point Trailhead - Upper Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Middle Fork Complex Fire. See closure order and map.
Hampton Boat Launch Closed Middle Fork; Boat launch opens when the water level is of adequate height.
Hard Rock Group Campground Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Harralson Horse Camp Temporarily Closed
Henline Falls Trail #3348 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Henline Falls Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Site burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Henline Mountain Trail #3352 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Henline Mountain Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Creek Fire - Site burnt over. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Hoover Campground Open
Hoover Group Campsite Open
Horse Creek Group Campground Closed
House Rock Campground Open
House Rock Day Use Area Open
Huckleberry Flats OHV Trail Open
Humbug Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Small spot fires from Lionshead Fire affected patches of trees and portions of campsites within campground. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Ice Cap Campground Closed
Ice Cap Creek Day Use Area Closed
Indigo Springs Campground Open
Iron Mountain Trail #3389 Open
Islet Boat Launch & Day Use Area (Waldo Lake) Temporarily Closed
Islet Campground (Waldo Lake) Temporarily Closed
Jefferson Park Area - Mt. Jefferson Wilderness Closed
Jones Trail #3472 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Middle Fork Complex Fire. See closure order and map.
Jones Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Middle Fork Complex Fire. See closure order and map.
Kiahanie Campground Closed
Kopetski / Opal Creek Trail #4187 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See maps of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure areas.
Lakes End Campground Temporarily Closed Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) has closed Trail Bridge Campground, Lakes End Campground, Trail Bridge Reservoir Boat Launch, and Smith Reservoir through April 2023 for work on the Carmen-Smith hydroelectric facilities. In addition, Forest Service Roads 690, 730, and 689 will be closed for the duration of the project. The McKenzie River Trail and associated trailheads will remain open. See closure order.
Larison Cove Picnic Area and Canoe Campsites Temporarily Closed Opening and closing depends on water level at Hills Creek Reservoir. Currently closed.
Limberlost Campground Open
Little Cowhorn Mountain Lookout Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Middle Fork Complex Fire. See closure order and map.
Little North Santiam Trail #3338 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Little North Santiam, East Trailhead (Shady Cove) Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
Little North Santiam, West Trailhead (Elkhorn) Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
Longbow Organization Camp Open
Lookout Campground Open
Lost Lake Campground Closed
Lost Prairie Group Campground Open
Marion Forks Campground and Day Use Area Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Marion Forks Campground will be closed from May 13-15 as it will be used as a staging area for a volunteer event.
McCoy Motorized Recreation Area Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
McCoy Snowmobile Area Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
McCredie Day Use Area Open
McKenzie Bridge Campground Open
McKenzie Bridge Day Use Area Open
McKenzie Pass—Santiam Pass Scenic Byway None Highway 242 closed on Oct. 21, 2021 for winter season. Lower gate closed at White Branch.
McKenzie River National Recreation Trail #3507 None 5/13/22: The McKenzie River Trail (#3507) is temporarily closed from Tamolitch Falls Trailhead to Deer Creek Road due to Knoll Fire closure area. The rest of the trail remains open. See Knoll Fire closure order and map.
McKenzie River Ranger District (Hwy 126) Open 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: McKenzie River near the Ranger Station
Road Conditions
McKenzie River Trailhead: Tamolitch Blue Pool Open
Middle Fork Ranger District (Hwy 58) Open 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
Mona Campground Open
Mt. Jefferson Wilderness: Willamette None Portions closed because of the Lionshead Fire. Visitors to the Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, and Three Sisters Wilderness areas require a Central Cascades Wilderness Permit for all overnight use and some require one for day-use.
Nasty Rock Trail #3356 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Nasty Rock Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Site burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
North Waldo Boat Launch & Day-Use Temporarily Closed
North Waldo Campground Temporarily Closed
Ogle Mountain Trail #3357 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure areas.
Olallie Campground Open 5/13/22: Campground is open. Day use/boat ramp temporarily closed due to Knoll Fire. See Knoll Fire closure order and map.
Olallie Day Use Closed 5/13/22: Temporarily closed due to Knoll Fire. See Knoll Fire closure order and map.
Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
Opal Creek Trailhead (Gate) Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
Opal Creek Wilderness Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
Opal Lake Trail #3372, Opal Creek Wilderness Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
Opal Lake Trail #3648 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Temporarily closed due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure order. See map.
Opal Lake Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Site burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail None Portions of the trail are closed due to the Lionshead Fire. For trail conditions, check with the Pacific Crest Trail Association.
Pacific Crest Trailhead at McKenzie Pass None
Packard Creek Campground Open
Packard Creek Day Use Area Open
Packard Creek Group Campsite Open
Paradise Campground Open
Paradise Day Use Area Open
Piety Island Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Campsites 11-22 and majority of the trail were burned from Beachie Creek Fire. Hazard trees and site infrastructure was affected. Hazard tree removal and campsite reconstruction will not occur until after 2022. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Proxy Falls Trail #3532 None Access is dependent on McKenzie Highway (OR Hwy 242), which is closed in the winter. Check tripcheck.com for conditions.
Proxy Falls Trailhead None 5/13/22: Highway 242 closed Oct. 21, 2021 for winter season. Lower gate closed at White Branch.
Puma Campground Open
Red Diamond Group Campground Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Rider Creek Trail #3319 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Terwilliger Hot Springs will not be accessible from Highway 126 in April and May. After the snow melts, visitors going to Terwilliger Hot Springs will need to access the site from the south on Forest Road 19 through Westfir. View closure order and map. This site was heavily impacted by the 2018 Terwilliger Fire. While hazard trees have been mitigated around the hot springs, other risks persist. When visiting, other potential hazards include: loose rocks, flooding, debris flows, and weakened trees falling. Please, avoid the area during high winds and heavy rain.
Riverside at Detroit Campground Open
Roaring Creek Trail #3361 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District). 
Roaring Creek Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Roaring River Group Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Sacandaga Campground Temporarily Closed
Saddle Dam Boat Launch Open Reservoir and river level information is available from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website.
Sahalie and Koosah Falls Open Parking lot is not maintained for snow and ice in the winter. Be aware of slippery conditions. Please do not park on the side of the highway.
Salmon Creek Falls Campground Open
Salmon Creek Falls Day Use Area Open
Salt Creek Falls Observation Site and Picnic Area Open Though access to the falls is open, restrooms are not. Restrooms are available in the Sno-Park area.
Sand Prairie Campground Temporarily Closed
Santiam Flats Campground Open
Santiam Pass OHV Motorized Recreation Area Open
Scott Lake Campground Closed
Secret Campground Temporarily Closed
Sevenmile Horse Camp None Closed most of the winter due to snow blocking the access road from Hwy 20. Open to snow shoeing and Nordic skiing.   No services.
Shadow Bay Campground (Waldo Lake) Temporarily Closed
Shady Cove Campground Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Site burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Skookum Creek Campground Temporarily Closed
Slide Creek Campground Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Service Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Slide Creek Day Use Area Closed 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Service Road 19 through Westfir. View closure order and map.
Smith Reservoir Area Temporarily Closed Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) has closed Trail Bridge Campground, Lakes End Campground, Trail Bridge Reservoir Boat Launch, and Smith Reservoir through April 2023 for work on the Carmen-Smith hydroelectric facilities. In addition, Forest Service Roads 690, 730, and 689 will be closed for the duration of the project. The McKenzie River Trail and associated trailheads will remain open. See closure order.
South Breitenbush Gorge Trail #3366 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Trail closed between intersection of Bear Point Trail and Craig Trail due to Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closures (Detroit Ranger District).
South Breitenbush Gorge Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
South Breitenbush Trail #3375 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District). 
South Breitenbush Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
South Pyramid Horse Camp Unreachable
South Waldo Shelter Open
Southshore Campground Temporarily Closed
Stahlman Point Trail #3449 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Stahlman Point #3449 is in a closed burned area and is not safe to hike on. Please do not use this trail. See Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure order and map (Detroit Ranger District).
Stahlman Point Trailhead None
Sunnyside Campground Open 5/13/22: Access to recreation sites on Forest Road 19 (Aufderheide) will be closed from Highway 126 to the Cougar Reservoir Dam in April and May. After the snow melts, recreation sites will be accessible from the south side of Forest Service Road 19 through Westfir. If you have campground reservations this spring, contact the McKenzie River Ranger District 1-2 weeks ahead of your reservation date for any updates. View closure order and map.
Sweet Home Ranger District (US Highway 20) Open 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: Sweet Home Ranger Station | Santiam Pass
Road Conditions
Tamolitch Falls (Blue Pool) #3507 Open
Terwilliger (Cougar) Hot Springs Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Terwilliger Hot Springs will not be accessible from Highway 126 in April and May. After the snow melts, visitors going to Terwilliger Hot Springs will need to access the site from the south on Forest Road 19 through Westfir. View closure order and map. This site was heavily impacted by the 2018 Terwilliger Fire. While hazard trees have been mitigated around the hot springs, other risks persist. When visiting, other potential hazards include: loose rocks, flooding, debris flows, and weakened trees falling. Please, avoid the area during high winds and heavy rain.
Three Pools Day Use Area Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Site burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022. Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure areas.
Tidbits Mountain Trail #3328 / #3398 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Tidbits Mountain Trail is inside the Holiday Farm Fire closure area. See closure order and maps.
Timber Butte Cabin Open
Timpanogas Cabin Temporarily Closed By reservation only.
Timpanogas Campground Temporarily Closed
Trail Bridge Campground Temporarily Closed Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) has closed Trail Bridge Campground, Lakes End Campground, Trail Bridge Reservoir Boat Launch, and Smith Reservoir through April 2023 for work on the Carmen-Smith hydroelectric facilities. In addition, Forest Service Roads 690, 730, and 689 will be closed for the duration of the project. The McKenzie River Trail and associated trailheads will remain open. See closure order.
Trail Bridge Reservoir Area Temporarily Closed Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) has closed Trail Bridge Campground, Lakes End Campground, Trail Bridge Reservoir Boat Launch, and Smith Reservoir through April 2023 for work on the Carmen-Smith hydroelectric facilities. In addition, Forest Service Roads 690, 730, and 689 will be closed for the duration of the project. The McKenzie River Trail and associated trailheads will remain open.  See closure order.
Triangulation Peak Trail #3374 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire - Site burnt over. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Triangulation Trail #3373 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Trail burnt over in Lionshead Fire. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Triangulation Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Lionshead Fire. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Trout Creek Campground Open
Trout Creek Day Use Area Open
Tumble Creek Trail #3380 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Tumble Creek Trailhead - North Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Tumble Creek Trailhead - South Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure. See map.
Tumble Lake Trail #3379 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Beachie Ceeek Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Upper Arm Day Use Area Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Fires affected entire site and burned portions of all structures. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Warner Mountain Lookout Temporarily Closed
Whetstone Mountain Trail #3369 Temporarily Closed 5/13/2022: Trail burnt over in Beachie Creek Fire. No site assessment possible due to safety hazards. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Whispering Falls Campground Temporarily Closed
Whitewater Trail #3429 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Whitewater Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fires closure area (Detroit Ranger District).
Woodpecker Trail #3442 Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area. 
Woodpecker Trailhead Temporarily Closed 5/13/22: Lionshead Fire impacts. Site hazards will be addressed in 2022 or 2023. See map of Beachie Creek and Lionshead Fire closure area.
Yukwah Campground Open
Yukwah Day Use Area Open

Recreation Areas

Highlights

Featured Events