Siuslaw National Forest


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Siuslaw National Forest

Address:4077 SW Research Way
PO Box 1148
Corvallis, OR 97339

Phone:541-750-7000
Fax:541-750-7234
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/siuslaw
Size: More than 630,000 acres.
Location:In the coastal mountain range of west-central Oregon. Accessible by US 20 and 101; OR 18, 34, 36, 38, and 126. Nearby cities/towns include Corvallis, Eugene, Florence, Reedsport, and Waldport.
Facilities:Visitor center; almost 40 campgrounds, trails (230 miles), boat ramps, 2 ORV areas.
Activities:Camping, salt and freshwater fishing, boating, canoeing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, biking, ORV riding, beachcombing, whale watching.
Special Features:One of only two national forests in the continental U.S. with oceanfront property; Mary's Peak, highest point in the Coastal Range (4,097 feet). Points of interest include Cape Perpetua Scenic Area, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Cascade Head Scenic Area, and the historic Heceta Head Lighthouse, a working lighthouse.

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is a former supervisor on the Siuslaw National Forest and former deputy chief of the U.
Meanwhile, according to the OSU researcher, Siuslaw National Forest trees that weren't logged in 1914 will, on average, have burned up by now, releasing their stored carbon.
Forest Service and Siuslaw National Forest to launch a summer-long series of events to celebrate local hiking and wilderness areas, as well as the 50th anniversaries of the Wilderness Act and the Angell Job Corps.
Siuslaw National Forest botanist Marty Stein will lead a 90-minute guided plant walk at Cape Perpetua beginning at 1:30 p.
The state Land Use Board of Appeals has overturned Lane County's decision to grant a special use permit to a private events center called Prindel Creek Farm in an isolated valley deep in the Siuslaw National Forest.
The number of Siuslaw National Forest firewood tags issued for each cord of wood purchased will be reduced from three to two beginning Wednesday.
In the Siuslaw National Forest, permits can be purchased on weekdays from the Hebo Central Coast Ranger District in Hebo or the Oregon Dunes NRA Visitor Center in Reedsport.
He also gleaned insight from some of the COs who were part of an oral history project that Portland State professor Katy Barber and students did in collaboration with the Siuslaw National Forest.