The Deschutes National Forest Wild & Scenic Rivers

Little Deschutes RiverPortions of six rivers and streams in central Oregon are part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. All or major portions of most of these rivers are on the Deschutes National Forest. The links below are to the National Wild and Scenic River website at http://www.rivers.gov/.

 

Wild and Scenic River

Agency

Designation

Length
(miles)

Big Marsh Creek

USFS

National Recreation River

15.0

Crescent Creek

USFS

National Recreation River

10.0

Deschutes River

BLM/USFS

National Scenic River

30.0

National Recreation River

143.4

Little Deschutes River

USFS

National Recreation River

12.0

Metolius River

USFS

National Scenic River

17.1

National Recreation River

11.5

Whychus Creek
(formerly known as Squaw Creek)

History of Whychus Creek

USFS

National Wild River

6.6

National Scenic River

8.8





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