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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.”

Recreation Marker Godman Campground/Trailhead

Godman Campground has several secret treasures. There are numerous recreation opportunities available at this campground such as hunting, fishing, bicycling, and hiking. This campground location offers good views and great sunsets. The nearby Godman Trailhead provides access to West Butte Trail #3138 which enters…
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Recreation Marker North Fork John Day Overlook Interpretive Site

The North Fork John Day Overlook Interpretive Site is located just off Forest 52 and offers a spectacular view of the North Fork John Day Wilderness, river basin and Bridge Creek Wildlife area.  Fire scars from the Tower Fire that burned over 50,000 acrea in 1996 are visable along the route and from the overlook.
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Recreation Marker Forks Trailhead

Provides access to: Forks Trail #3019 which travels south for nearly 7 miles within North Fork John Day Wilderness. Limited parking is available. Dispersed campsites with corrals are located close to the trailhead.…
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Recreation Marker Elk Flats Trailhead

Elk Flats Trailhead is a popular access route into the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. It provides access to Elk Flats Trail #3241 which winds down to the Wenaha River. There is a large parking area at the trailhead with a spring fed small creek available…
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Recreation Marker Luger/Eagle Springs Trailhead

This trailhead accesses the Luger Springs-Eagle Creek Trail #3232 and provides access to hunting, fishing, and camping. It is open to hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists, and horseback riders. Users can expect heavy traffic from hikers and horses during the hunting seasons.
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Recreation Marker Zig Zag Springs Trailhead

Provides access to: Lick Creek Trail #3070 (north access) which accesses Grouse Mountain Trail #3081. Both trails are within North Fork Umatilla Wilderness
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Recreation Marker North Fork John Day Ranger District

The North Fork John Day District is 465,000 acres in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Diversity and complexity are key words in management of this land and its abundant resources. Plant communities range from juniper/sage/bunch grass at the 2,600 feet elevation in the Potamus Creek area to subalpine fir/whitebark pine habitats at the 8,000 feet elevation near Vinegar Hill in the Greenhorn Mountain Scenic Area
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Recreation Marker 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…
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Recreation Marker Cloverland Road #43

This road is open for wheeled traffic.  08/07/2014 This road is closed from Dec. 1 thru March 31 for snow mobile trail grooming, not accessible by wheeled vehicles until the snow melts.  This trail begins at Cloverland Snowpark and ends at the junction of Wenatchee and Big Butte. These trails are well maintained (snow allowing) for snowmobilers, cross-country skiing, and other winter recreationalists. The…
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Recreation Marker Timothy Springs Trailhead

Provides access to: Wenaha River Trail #3106 which is popular hiking trail access to Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness from the Oregon side. Directions: From Troy, OR take Troy Road south for a .5 mile and then continue…
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Recreation Marker Hoodoo Trailhead

Provides access to: Hoodoo Trail #3244, an access trail to the Wenaha River within Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. The trailhead offers little parking and there is…
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Recreation Marker Woodland Campground

Located just off of Highway 204, Woodland Campground is conveniently located to picnic or camp.  It offers both shady and sunny campsites that are easily accessible to set up for one night or several.  Woodland Campground offers access to numerous hiking trails, including those located within the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness.
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Recreation Marker Saddle Spring Trailhead

Saddle Spring Trailhead
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Recreation Marker Olive Lake Campground

Nestled on the edge of a lake, high in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon, this popular campground is only 8 miles west of the historic Fremont Powerhouse and 12 miles west of the old mining town of Granite.  The campground features 28 campsites and 7 accessible toilet facilities.  Other features include a 2-mile hiking trail around the lake with nearby access to wilderness and…
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Recreation Marker Penland Lake Campground

Fall asleep to the sound of crickets and frogs chirping and croaking and wake up to Blue Gill and Rainbow Trout jumping at the bit. This campground is set on the shore of Penland Lake, which also abuts private land and land owned by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Penland is popular on summer weekends and offers access to fishing, boating, and swimming opportunities. There are seven campsites and two…
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Recreation Marker Welch Creek Campground & Trailhead

Welch Creek Campground has long been a favorite gathering spot for family reunion camp-outs and group hunting trips. The campground's open area and easy parking access make it ideal for such events. It features 6 campsties an accessible vault toilet, and 4 stall recreational stock corral.  There is no potable water or garbage service, so please pack your garbage home.…
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Recreation Marker Horseshoe Prairie Nordic Ski Area

The Walla Walla Ranger District began managing the Horseshoe Prairie as a Nordic ski area in the late 1980’s when cross-country skiing and snowshoeing were increasing popularity.  At that time the only marked and groomed trails available in the area were located at Spout Springs Ski Area.  There was also a segment of Nordic skiers that preferred to ski on un-groomed trails in a remote environment.…
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Recreation Marker Crane Creek Trailhead

Provides access to: Crane Creek Trail #3011 and North Crane Trail #3171 which access North Fork John Day Wilderness. Directions: From…
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Recreation Marker Packsaddle Trailhead

Provides access to: Packsaddle Trail #3029 (south) and nearby Christensen Trail #3185 (north). Both are OHV trails, although the Packsaddle Trail turns ceases being open to OHVs at the…
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Recreation Marker Fremont Hilltop Hideaway Cabin

Hilltop Hideaway is located at the historic Fremont Powerhouse site. The cozy little cabin features: one bedroom with dressers and a queen-over-queen bunkbed; a parlor with chair, couch and tables; a kitchen with refrigerator, electric stove/oven, microwave, coffee pot, toaster, cookware, dishes and a dining table with chairs;…
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Recreation Marker Spout Springs Ski Area and Resort

12/13/2018: The Forest Service has issued a new parking configuration for the Sno-Parks at Spout Springs Ski Area. The parking modification changes the north parking area to day-use only (in order to alleviate safety concerns raised by Spout Springs) and authorizes overnight parking for trucks and trailers in a portion of the south parking area. Sno-Park use would continue to be available on a first come-first…
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Recreation Marker Panjab Campground

Panjab Campground offers opportunities for hunting, hiking, swimming and bicycling.  Just beyond the campground is the trailhead for Rattlesnake Trail #3129 that accesses Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. This campground…
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Recreation Marker Clearwater Lookout Cabin

Clearwater Lookout Cabin offers uncluttered views of this great expanse from sunrise to the golden glow of sunset. The rugged landscape of the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness stretches across the Northern Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon. The mountain slopes are carpeted with bunchgrass, higher elevation lodgepole pine, and subalpine fir. The land also supports a vast variety of wildlife…
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Recreation Marker Blue Mountain Byway East Interpretive Site

The Blue Mountain Byway East Interpretive Site is located on Forest Road  73 at the east end portal to the Blue Mountain Scenic Byway and it's junction with the Elkhorn Scenic Byway.  The interpretive site is just south of the North Fork John Day Campground.  A picnic table is set below the kiosk in the trees for day use.
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