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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Roll-in" lookout: On Oregon's Fremont National Forest, the newly rentable Bald Butte firelookout (elevation 7,536 feet), built atop a knoll rather than on a tower, features wheelchair-accessible accommodations and restroom--plus a view that includes parts of Oregon, Nevada, and California (Mt.
Kintigh spent a summer working in Fremont National Forest in south central Oregon, long enough for him to decide he didn't want a career working for the Forest Service.
Three years ago, the Silver Complex fire burned 200,000 acres of the Fremont National Forest.