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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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Bolar Mountain Recreation Area

Bolar Mountain Recreation Area at Lake Moomaw offers visitors a fun getaway on Lake Moomaw. The area provides opportunities for plenty of activities, including camping, boating, fishing and hiking, as well as volleyball and a playground. The recreation area sits on the northern end of Lake Moomaw, a manmade lake covering 2,530 acres along the Jackson River. The lake's average depth is 80 feet and it has 43…

Meadow Creek Campground

Meadow Creek Campground features 22 camp units, potable water, vault toilets, and access to the scenic Moyie River.

Lost Valley Reservoir Dispersed Camping Area

Numerous dispersed campsites are located around the Lost Valley Reservoir.  No amenities available.

Castle Creek Wilderness

This wilderness of 25,517 acres sits on the eastern slopes of the Bradshaw Mountains and is characterized by extremely rugged topography with prominent granite peaks that overlook the Agua Fria River. Elevations range from 2,800 and 7,000 feet. The primary vegetation at the lower elevations is saguaro cactus, palo verde, and mesquite. As the elevation increases, grassland species change into the chaparral community…

Pat Jennings Visitor Center

The Pat Jennings Visitor Center serves as the headquarters and gateway to the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area.  Located only 6 miles from I-81, the visitor center is in a peaceful mountain setting and adjacent to the Appalachian Trail.  The center is a great place to learn more about the area and pick up maps, natures guides, and memorabilia.  Clean restrooms, picnic tables, and the Two Ponds…

Perch Lake Campground

Perch Lake Campground is located 10 miles south of Sidnaw on the Kenton Ranger District.  This one loop campground provides 20 drive-in campsites that can accommodate tents, trailers and motor homes. This location provides visitors with excellent fishing, and a unique camping experience, with many of the spacious sites having lake access. Campsites are seperated by natural vegetation for screening. …

West Face Trailhead (snowmobile/hiking)

The West Face Trailhead is used primarily in the snow season as a snowmobile trailhead parking area. There is summertime use as a trailhead for hiking to Goose Creek Falls and mountain biking. Directions:  Travel west from McCall on Hwy 55 4.5 miles to the trailhead.  It is located on the north side of the road.

Lynx Lake Recreation Area

EXPRECT INTERMITENT WATER OUTAGES AT LYNX LAKE REC AREA! The potable water system that serves recreation sites at Lynx Lake is experiencing issues. If you plan to visit, please BRING YOUR OWN DRINKING WATER! Also note: NO FLUSH TOILETS at times at North Shore and in one of the loops in Lynx Campground, but vault toilets are available for use in the other loops. Note: water will be available at times, but we…

South Fork Campground

Located on the South Fork of Stony Creek.

Tiller Ranger District

With its sheer cliffs, dense conifer forests, summer wildflowers, and sub-alpine meadows, Umpqua National Forest’s southernmost ranger district has offerings for hikers, bikers, climbers, and horseback riders. This district also borders the beautiful Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness.

Big Creek Lakes Day Use Area

Picnic tables, fishing access and general recreation opportunities in this beautiful lakeside setting near portal to Mount Zirkel Wilderness.  This area has been affected by the mountain pine beetle epidemic and has been logged in recent years. This area is managed by the Parks Ranger District.

Tongue River Fishing Site

One of three different fishing access points to the Tongue River.

Rattlesnake Firefighter Trailhead

Parking area and trail that travels the routes taken by the firefighters who died and those who survived the 1953 Rattlesnake Fire.

Acker Rock

Acker Rock is located on the Tiller Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest. There are 20 established routes on Acker that range in difficulty of 5.5 PG to 5.10d. Some of the most popular of these are the Peregrine Traverse (Oregon’s longest II to III 5.6 climb, 9 pitches) and Eagle’s Dare (III 5.9, 8 pitches). In addition, Oregon’s longest multiple rappel from the ridge of Acker Rock Lookout…

French Creek Campground

French Creek Campground is located on Forest Road 500. Facilities include 11 campsites (small trailers only up to 32 feet), water, picnic tables, toilets, fire grates and trash service available.  Note: No water or trash services beyond mid September.) Fishing access is available nearby in both North and South French Creeks.  The Lower Tie Hack trailhead is .25 mile east of the…

Tie Hack Picnic Ground

Tie Hack Picnic Ground is located about one mile off U.S. Highway 16, the Cloud Peak Skyway. It is situated on the north end of Tie Hack Reservoir, which offers excellent canoeing and fishing. 

HOMESTEAD OVERLOOK CUA DISPERSED

Located about 26 miles south of Torrey, Utah, on Scenic Byway 12. The Homestead Overlook treats you to breathtaking vistas from Capitol Reef to Navajo Mountain.

Freeman Reservoir Boat Ramp

This reservoir is available for non-motorized boating and fishing. No motor-propelled craft, including electric motors including internal combustion engines, are allowed on the reservoir. The nearby Freeman Reservoir Campground offers 18 sites, as well as a picnic area for relaxing after a day of fishing. There is accessible fishing bump-outs and a hardened trail that follows along the south shore of the reservoir.…

Oak Grove Campground

64 sites including 11 double sites.

SO/RICHFIELD RANGER DISTRICT OFFICE

Interpretive Site (Admin). Fishlake National Forest headquarters and Richfield Ranger District office.

Centennial Visitor's Center

This newly constructed visitors center (2013) is the perfect stop for information while driving the Snowy Range Scenic Byway. The center keeps regular hours in the summer and limited hours in winter for christmas tree permit sales in December. It is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

El Rito Campground

  Located near the town of El Rito, this area is often crowded in summer due to its popularity. The campground is situated along the bank of the El Rito Creek. 11 campsites at 7600 feet with excellent hiking and fishing access.  

G. Rocky Point River Access

Rocky Point River Access has a gravel ramp to the water's edge but parking here is limited. There is an information board with current info on campfire permits and fire restrictions for the area. Interpretive signs are installed and the Forest Service provides a portable toilet here in summer months.

Alturas Tent Camping Area

This tent camping area is accessible by hiking in, and consists of 4 single-sites and 2 double-sites on the east side of beautiful Alturas Lake. It is first-come, first-serve. Experience a quiet, serene, relaxing time in the heart of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area with the Sawtooth Mountains to the west, Smoky Mountains to the south and the Hemingway-Boulder Mountains to the east.…

Lake Alexander Cabin

This is a typical Pan Abode cabin with a wood stove and sleeping space for 4 to 6 people. The cabin sits 30' (9 m) above the lake. There is a beach with some exposure to the sun. It has a nice overlook of the lake. Facilities: 2 single wooden bunks, 2 double wooden bunks, broom, axe and maul, wood stove, wood, table and benches, outhouse, cooking counter, skiff with oars. Water is available from the lake. Treat…

 

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