Fremont-Winema National Forests

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Fremont-Winema National Forests

Address:1301 S 'G' St
Lakeview, OR 97630

Phone:541-947-2151
Fax:541-947-6399
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/frewin/
Size: 2,300,000 acres.
Location:South-central Oregon. Accessible by US 395; OR 66 and 31. Nearby cities/towns include Klamath Falls, Lakeview, and Silver Lake.
Facilities:24 forest camps, 22 developed campgrounds, picnic sites, day-use areas, trails, 2 hang gliding launch sites, 3 ski areas, scenic drives, 3 wilderness areas, boat launch.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, boating, biking, horseback riding, birdwatching, hang gliding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Gearhart Mountain Wilderness, a 22,823-acre area surrounding Gearhart Mountain (7,500 feet above sea level); North Warner Viewpoint (6,300 feet above sea level); Slide Mountain Geologic Area, site of a giant prehistoric landslide. Several indigenous Native American groups inhabit the area.

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A year earlier, as I drove northward with my grandson Rucker to Oregon's Winema National Forest, night had overtaken us near Milford, California, an eye-blink berg on Highway 395 north of Reno.
On southern Oregon's Winema National Forest, the Lone Pine fire near Klamath Falls blackened 30,000 acres through prime stands of ponderosa.
Formed from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests, the Fremont-Winema covers over two million acres.