Umpqua National Forest - Welcome!

Welcome to the Umpqua National Forest

The Umpqua National Forest is nestled on the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains. Explosive geologic events shaped this distinctive landscape and provide spectacular scenery.


  • Hiking

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    Explore over 500 miles of hiking trails, including 30 miles of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.

  • Camping

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    There are 40 developed campgrounds on the Umpqua National Forest. It's time to start exploring!

  • Recreation Passes

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    America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes provide visitors an affordable and convenient way to access Federal recreational lands.

  • Special Forest Products

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    Members of the public can obtain permits to harvest firewood, mushrooms, salal, beargrass, and other special forest products.

  • Maps

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    Make sure you have the right map for your next adventure! Buy Forest Service maps online.

  • Safety & Ethics

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    Learn how you can be a good steward of your National Forests and promote a rewarding and safe outdoor recreation experiences for all visitors.

  • Stories from the Forest

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    Learn how the U.S. Forest Service works toward healthy and thriving landscapes by reading stories about projects, partnerships, volunteer programs, and much more!


Planting New Hope in the Umpqua River Basin

A tree seedling grows in a burnt forest.

The Umpqua National Forest has replanted half a million trees since the 2020 Archie Creek Fire. This article was originally published on the USDA Forest Service's national website on February 10, 2022.

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