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.

See other parks in Oregon.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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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. Onerous federal regulations have prevented the Forest Service from intervening to stem the disaster by removing the dead and dying timber - food and shelter for bark beetles.