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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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Yukwah Day Use Area

Yukwah Day Use is located in a second growth Douglas-fir on the banks of the South Santiam River in the Yukwah Campground. Here's the place to enjoy swimming in the beautiful South Santiam River, hike the accessible nature trail that winds through the campground, enjoy a lunch in the picnic area, and linger at the wheelchair…

Blair Lake Campground

Located in a beautiful high-elevation alpine setting, this small 7 site tent-only campground is situated along the north shore of Blair Lake. Four campsites are walk-in only, the remaining three sites are accessible by vehicle. Expect heavy weekend use during the summer and note that the small, unimproved parking area is better suited for smaller vehicles. Blair Lake, 35 acres in size and 20 feet deep, supports a…

Cougar Reservoir Area

In the summer months, Cougar Reservoir is a popular place for boating, swimming and fishing. Cougar Reservoir is located outside of Blue River along Aufderheide Drive, part of the West Cascades National Scenic Byway. Camping is restricted to developed campgrounds in the Cougar Recreation Area. There are three developed…

Verdun Trailhead

This trailhead provides access for Verdun Trail.

Woodpecker Trailhead

This trailhead provides access to: Woodpecker Trail #3442 See Trail page for more information.

Middle Fork Nat'l Recreation Trailhead: Road 2153

This trailhead provides access to the Middle Fork National Recreation Trail. See trail page for more information.

Cove Creek Campground

With 63 sites and a 70 person group campground, Cove Creek Campground is the largest national forest Campground on Detroit Lake. Cove Creek Campground rests on the shores of Detroit Lake at an elevation of 1,600 feet. A mix of wooded and open sites are provided at the campground. Its location is near enough to the Detroit…

Slide Creek Day Use Area

Slide Creek boat ramp and swim area is located in the Slide Creek Campground on the east side of Cougar Reservoir. This area attracts hundreds of fishermen, boaters, swimmers and water skiers from early spring until fall.

Gold Lake Area

Gold Lake, situated in an open alpine forest, is a popular spot in both summer and winter. Although gas motors are not allowed on this small (100 acre, 25 feet deep) lake, electric motors (slow-no wake speed only), canoes, rafts and rowboats provide excellent fishing access. A primitive log shelter built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the early 1940s provides a dry picnic area or…

Santiam Wagon Road: Mountain House Section

This is the trail for accessing the Santiam Wagon Road from the farthest western end and is probably the most intact piece of the original Santiam Wagon Road, this segment will provide you with a true sense of early travel. The road parallels the South Santiam River and winds through lush old growth forests and crosses Elk Creek…

Sawtooth Trailhead

This trailhead provides access for Sawtooth Trail.

Fall Creek Trailhead #2

This trailhead provides access to: Fall Creek National Recreation Trail #3455 See Trail page for more information.

Longbow Organization Camp

Longbow Organization Camp was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The historic campground provides a covered cooking area with a fireplace and six sleep shelters that face the beautiful South Santiam River. Longbow includes six alpine shelters that sleep a total of 48 people. All shelters are along the river. There is a covered cooking area and an amphitheater that seats 75 people. Firewood can be…

Blue Pool Campground (Middle Fork Ranger District)

This 24-site campground is conveniently located adjacent to Oregon State Highway 58 in an old growth forest alongside Salt Creek. Fishing and swimming are popular activities. A large picnic area along the creek offers picnic tables, a large grassy area for both passive and active recreation. One-half mile east of the campground on Highway 58 is the…

McCoy Motorized Recreation Area

Spectacular views of Mt. Jefferson and many peaks in the High Cascades highlight this family-friendly shared-use road system comprised of approximately 50 miles of easiest to more difficult roads open to motorized Class I, II, III, and IV users and highway vehicles. Motorized cross country travel is prohibited. Some paved segments are open to unlicensed (non-street legal) vehicles. Public lands managed by the US…

Maxwell Butte Trailhead

This trailhead provides access to: Maxwell Butte Trail #3391 Lava Lakes Trail #3433 See Trail page for more information.

Diamond Peak North Trailhead

This trailhead provides access for:  Diamond Peak Trail Diamond Peak Tie Trail Vivian Lake Trail (via Diamond Peak Tie Trail)

Cove Creek Group Campsite

Located within Cove Creek Campground, this group campground holds up to 70 people and 20 vehicles.

Sunnyside Campground

Sunnyside Campground is located along the southeast side of Cougar Reservoir at 1,700 feet in elevation. A large grove of conifers provides shade to the 13 semi-private campsites. Motorhomes and trailers not recommended due to the steep entrance into campground. The campground offers vault toilets, garbage collection, and firewood. There is no drinking water available but nearby Slide Creek Campground does have…

Hills Creek Reservoir Area

Hills Creek Dam is located 45 miles southeast of Eugene, on the Middle Fork Willamette River, four miles southwest of Oakridge, Oregon. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built Hills Creek Reservoir in 1961. The dam was built to provide flood control, irrigation, power generation, water-based recreation and improved down stream navigation. The 44-mile shoreline of this reservoir is managed to provide habitat for a…

Jim Weaver Loop Trailhead (Waldo Lake Trail)

This Trailhead provides access for Jim Weaver Loop Trail (Waldo  Lake Trail).