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Your national forests and grasslands are 193 million acres of vast, scenic beauty waiting for you to discover. Visitors who choose to recreate on these public lands find more than 150,000 miles of trails, 10,000 developed recreation sites, 57,000 miles of streams, 122 alpine ski areas, 338,000 heritage sites, and specially designated sites that include 9,100 miles of byways, 22 recreation areas, 11 scenic areas, 439 wilderness areas, 122 wild and scenic rivers, nine monuments, and one preserve. And remember, “It’s All Yours.”

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Fairfield Ranger District

The Fairfield Ranger District, established in 1906 with consolidation of the Shake Creek and Fairfield Ranger Districts in 1972, encompasses 420,720 acres of Forest system administered lands and contains over 680 miles of streams and more than 20 high mountain lakes. There are many mountains on the District over 9,000 ft. in elevation, with four peaks--Baker Peak, Big Peak, Two Point Mountain, and Smoky…

Trail Gulch Trailhead

The trailhead has a small parking area and a trailhead information kiosk.  The trail provides access to the Trinity Alps Wilderness, with a lake basin on the north side of the Scott Mountains divide, and multiple trail options in the Coffee Creek watershed on the south side of the divide.  Another option is a loop hike with the Long Gulch trail. 

Monument Park Cabin

Historic cabin located at Monument Park along Forest Road 226.

East Fork Big Wood River Snowmobile Area

East Fork Big Wood River Snowmobile Area

Lane Creek Campground

Lane Creek Campground is set among open, large, Ponderosa pine.   It features 7 campsties and an accessible toilet.  There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home.  This campground offers hunting and photo opportunities.  It is also near the Bear Wallow Interpretive Trail, a 1/4 mile trail that…

Cedar Grove Botanical Area

The Cedar Grove Botanical Area covers about 26 acres and contains the only isolated stand of Alaska yellow cedar east of the Cascades in the United States. This grove, is located on the northeast slope of Aldrich Mountain at the head of Buck Cabin Creek. 

Sunbeam Resort

This resort is on the Yankee Fork and Salmon Rivers.  It has an on-site restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating. You can also pick up great souvenirs.

Wenaha -Tucannon Wilderness

The Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness was created by the Endangered American Wilderness Act of 1978. This wilderness is located in the northern Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon and encompasses 176,557 acres. The majority of the wilderness is characterized by rugged basaltic ridges and outcroppings separated by deep canyons with steep side slopes. Elevations range from 2,000 feet on the Wild…

Sky Lakes Wilderness: Fremont-Winema

Congress designated Sky Lakes Wilderness in 1984 which now maintains 113,849 acres. It includes three major lake basins as it stretches along the crest of the volcanic Cascade Mountains from the border of Crater Lake National Park on the north to State Highway 140 in the south: Seven Lakes, Sky Lakes, and Blue Canyon basins. All of southern Oregon seems to lie at your feet from the rugged summit of volcano Mount…

Three Pools Day Use Area

Three Pools Day Use Area on the North Fork of the Santiam River is an extremely popular destination, attracting over 15,000 visitors each year. Accessible via a short walk from parking area (fee or recreation pass required), spectacular emerald pools and several picnic sites make this one of the most visited swimming locations in Oregon. Expect to see some large crowds here on a sunny day.…

Lake Tecumseh

This is a very shallow (approximately 4 feet of less) lake. It was constructed for flood control purposes. Water levels fluctuate widely and sport fish population are marginal. 

Oux Kanee Overlook

Located twenty minutes north of Chilquin, Oregon, the Oux Kanee Overlook Day Use Area features spectacular views and a peaceful place to picnic. There are five picnic tables, two vaulted toilets, and an interpretive kiosk to identify landmarks.  From the overlook, take in the cliffy, jagged rocks that rise up over the river canyon and headwaters of Spring Creek. Spring Creek feeds into the Williamson River. You…

Smith Reservoir Area

Stocked annually with trout, Smith Reservoir makes a good fishing spot. Boats can be launched from a site near the dam (a 10 mile per hour speed limit for boats is enforced). Lakes End Campground is the one campground located on the reservoir and is accessible only by boat. Beautiful…

Triangle Lake Campsite

Located in the heart of the Ironjaw Semi-Primitive Area, Triangle Lake is managed for both motorized and non-motorized uses and our management efforts seek to provide for quiet, peaceful recreation opportunities in a semi-primitive setting. Both campsites on Triangle Lake (169 acres) are located on the non-motorized Pine Marten Run Trail, which is open to hiking, mountain biking and horse back riding. There is no…

Maxwell Sno-Park

One of the busier sno-parks in the Santiam winter recreation area, Maxwell Sno-Park is located 3.5 miles west of Santiam Junction on state Highway 22. There is 25 miles of trails from easy to more difficult. Some trails through old growth forest and some offer views of Maxwell Butte, Three Finger Jack and Duffy Butte. Mountain View Shelter

Dry Creek #114

The Dry Creek Trail #114 begins at the end of Forest Service Road #560 and ends at Forest Service Road #524. After leaving FSR #560, the trail starts out heading west but soon cuts south, dropping into a draw. After about 1.6 miles, it switchbacks up to a mesa and continues for another 2.5 miles before terminating at FSR #524. Geo-Ref Trail Map…

Buck Mountain West Trailhead

This trailhead provides access to: Buck Mountain Trail #3304 See Trail page for more information.

Silver Jack Day Use Area

Silver Jack Picnic Site has 4 picnic sites with tables and fire rings/grills. One site is accessible. There is a vault restroom. No water is available. This is a pack in/pack out site. A paved trail is adjacent to the parking lot that accesses interpretive signs and a spectacular view of the Chimney Rock Mountain and Silver Jack Reservoir.

Alder Creek #510

The Alder Creek Trail #510 provides access into the Mount Sneffels Wilderness, where Wilderness Regulations apply. This trail receives only light maintenance so visitors should be prepared to encounter heavy downfall and be skilled in route-finding. The trail…

Teton Canyon Rd.

Activities include: camping, mountain biking, running, hiking, photography and wildflower viewing just to name a few. Teton Canyon features dispersed as well as traditional camping opportunities. Paid campgrounds in Teton Canyon are: Teton Canyon and Reunion Flat, which features group sites.Reservations can be made for both camprounds on …

Divide Forks/Rim ATV Trailhead

Serves as the South West staging area and trailhead for the Divide Forks ATV complex.

Amphitheater Campground - Ouray RD

Amphitheater Campground is located on the side of a mountain above Ouray, CO. The campground is tightly designed with loops and 35 camping spurs among Gambel oaks and mixed conifers. There is a scenic overlook from the campground of Ouray and the "Amphitheater," which was formed by a volcanic explosion. A nice day trip is going into Ouray for the small mountain town feel and gift shopping. There is also a…