Deschutes & Ochoco National Forests

Deschutes & Ochoco National Forests

Address:1645 Hwy 20 E
Bend, OR 97701

Phone:541-383-5300
Fax:541-383-5531
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/centraloregon
Size: Just over 2,500,000 acres.
Location:Central Oregon. Accessible by US 97, 26, and 20; OR 126. Nearby cities/towns include Redmond and Sisters.
Facilities:125 campgrounds, dispersed camping, cabin rentals, day-use sites, trails, 8 wilderness areas, ski area.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, OHV riding, boating, rock hounding, wildlife viewing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, interpretive tours.
Special Features:Alpine forests, volcanic remnants, dense evergreen forests, mountain lakes, caves, desert areas, and alpine meadows. Attractions include Lava Butte, Lava River Cave, the Upper Deschutes River Scenic Waterway, and Odell and Crescent Lakes, which straddle the Oregon Cascades. Forest also includes Steins Pillar, a 200-foot rock outcrop.

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