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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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Swampy Lakes Sno-Park/Trailhead

This busy sno-park/trailhead is used to access non-motorized winter trails, as well as summer hiking/biking trails. There are toilets in the site and a warming hut available to winter users. To view a map of the nordic trail system accessed at this sno-park, click here.

Cow Meadow Campground

This campground features a large grassy meadow with mostly lodgepole pine trees providing shade. It is right on the river, but close to Crane Prairie Reservoir. The campground is situated where Snow Creek and the Deschutes River flow into the Crane Prairie Reservoir. This area offers outstanding fishing and wildlife…

Princess Creek Campground

This campground is a very densely forested site with many fir, hemlock and spruce species in the area. Located on Odell Lake, Princess Creek offers boating and fishing opportunities. Find a map of this campground here. There is a boat launch area…

Hot Springs Boating Site

This site is located on East Lake in Newberry National Volcanic Monument and near East Lake Hot Springs. There is a fish cleaning station at this boating site and there is a toilet available as well. The best access to this area is by boat. Launch from the boat ramp to East Lake Hot Springs head westward and look for outcrops of…

Many Lakes Trailhead

This trail meanders through a portion of the Three Sisters Wilderness. The terrain rolls through old growth forest past interesting rock features and scenic lakes. Many Lakes Trailhead provides access to: Many Lakes Trail #15

Blue Bay Boating Site

This shallow launch provides access to Suttle Lake at the slow speed (10mph) end of the lake.  Large craft are not reccommended. There is a campground adjacent to the boat launch. Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site…

Quinn River Campground

Quinn River is adjacent to Crane Prairie Reservoir offering opportunities for fishing, bird watching and hiking. For a map of this campground please click here. There is a boat launch area adjacent to this campground.

Road 25 OHV Staging Area

Provides parking and camping for access to the: East Fort Rock OHV Trail System This staging area is centrally located and the most easily accessed via pavement. It is a popular site for large groups to gather and accomodates large RVs and trailers. There are picnic tables and fire rings scattered throughout the trees, a kiosk…

Elk Lake Guard Station

A historic cabin located along the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway.

10 Mile Sno-Park

This sno-park offers access to both motorized and non-motorized winter recreation activities in and around Newberry Caldera. The lot generallly fills up on weekends during the winter. It can also be used as a base for summer hiking/biking ventures. View a winter trail snowmobile map here. View a winter…

Crane Prairie Campground

This is a large campground with multiple camping loops on the east shore of the Crane Prairie Reservoir and offers outstanding fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities. Crane Prairie campsites are right on the water or within a minute or two walk. Crane Prairie Reservoir is managed in partnership with the…

Princess Creek Boat Launch

This site provides accessible day use picnic tables and fire rings. It also offers fishing access for a variety of fish species including large lake trout. See also: Princess Creek Campground Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Passes are available at this site, but can also be…

Lava Butte Interpretive Site

Lava Butte is a cinder cone rising 500 feet above Lava Lands Visitor Center. A cinder covered trail encircles the rim of the cone with outstanding views.  There is a working fire lookout atop Lava Bute, but please don't disturb the staff in the lookout. You may enter the room beneath the lookout and view the panoramic photos…

Six Lakes Trailhead

The Six Lakes Trail #14 quickly enters the Three Sisters Wilderness and passes Blow and Doris Lakes. The trail ends at its junction with the Pacific…

Camp Sherman Campground

Camp Sherman Campground is the first campground that you come to after going through the town of Camp Sherman in the Metolius Basin. Find a map of this campground here.

Quinn River Boating Site

Home of the famous “cranebows,” Crane Prairie Reservoir is one of the top-producing rainbow trout fisheries in Central Oregon.  This site has a boat ramp and a gravel parking lot for trailers. There are also picnic tables and a toilet at this site. There is a 10 mph speed limit on Crane Prairie Reservoir. Recreation Fee…

Road 2510 OHV Staging Area

Road 2510 Staging provides parking and camping for access to the:  East Fort Rock OHV Trail System Campsites are located in the trees along with a vault toilet, picnic tables and fire rings. There is a large open area adjacent to the trees that is used for parking to host races and other events. There is a learners loop…

Lemish Lake Trailhead

Offers access into the Cascades.

Tetherow Boat Launch

Located below Pringle Falls, this site offers a primitive boat ramp for the non-motorized area of the Deschutes River.

Crane Prairie Boating Site

This is home of the famous “cranebows,” Crane Prairie Reservoir is one of the top producing rainbow trout fisheries in Central Oregon. Osprey, bald eagles, and many waterfowl frequent the area. This boating site has a paved boat ramp and large parking lot. There are docks and a fish cleaning station at this site as…

Simax Beach Picnic Area

At Crescent Lake there are 2 separate day use areas with a total of 15 picnic sites.  The north day use site provides layout areas for windsurfing and pet owners are free to bring their pets to this area as long as they are on a leash (owners are also reminded to bring their own bags to clean up feces as bags will not be provided). On the south beach pets are prohibited with the exception of service…

Lava Cast Forest Day Use Interpretive Site

This interpretive site is situated in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The landscape was formed by various lava flows and includes many tree molds that were created as the lava burned through the wood and cooled into casts. Self-guided interpretive brochures are available at the site to take you through the…

Sparks Lake Trailhead

This trail leaves from Sparks Lake Day Use Area near Sparks Lake to the Metolius-Windigo Horse Trail.  It crosses rolling and forested lava terrain.

Candle Creek Campground

At the confluence of Candle Creek and the Metolius River, Candle Creek Campground offers opportunities for fishing and hiking. This campground is not recommended for RVs.  Find a map of this campground here.

Reservoir Campground

This campground is next to Wickiup Reservoir and provides great bird watching opportunities. This site offers beautiful scenery and is a great place to go during the summer for easy access to fishing. Find a map of this campground here.…