Crooked River National Grassland


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Crooked River National Grassland

Address:813 SW Hwy 97
Madras, OR 97741

Phone:541-475-9272
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/centraloregon
Size: 112,000 acres.
Location:Central Oregon. Accessible by US 26 and 97; OR 26. Nearby cities/towns include Pineville, Warm Springs, Madras, Metolius, and Culver.
Facilities:2 campgrounds, trails.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hunting, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, OHV riding, horseback riding, bird watching, rock hounding, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Rimrock Springs, an oasis in Oregon's arid high desert, featuring a 1.5-mile loop trail that leads to scenic overlooks with expansive views of the grassland; the Deschutes and Crooked wild and scenic rivers; Henderson Flat ORV Area.

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The proposal for the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and the Crooked River National Grassland would not close any existing designated routes, although non-highway licensed vehicles are proposed to be prohibited from some roads based on safety concerns.
Two endurance events for horses and their riders will be held during the coming month on the Crooked River National Grassland near Madras.