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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In Case 4, Oregon State Forests and Siuslaw National Forest, citizens favoring preservation reported more communication with national officials, while those favoring timber indicated more communication with state officials.
In case 4 (Oregon State Forests and Siuslaw National Forest), national forest officials encouraged public participation through working groups less than did state forest officials.
In case 4 (Oregon State Forests and Siuslaw National Forest), national officials provided a quarterly newsletter that highlighted proposed actions for which there was opportunity for public input.
THINGS TO KNOW Getting there: Sweet Creek Trail #1319 is in the Siuslaw National Forest south of Mapleton.
Forest Service and supervisor of the Siuslaw National Forest.
The Siuslaw National Forest plans to remove some isolated fee stations and review how it collects recreation user fees along the coast in the wake of repeated theft and vandalism.
Recent storms have eroded and destabilized the access trail from the parking lot to the dock, prompting the closure by Siuslaw National Forest and Lane County Parks officials.
5, about 5 miles west of the Highway 101 intersection, Siuslaw National Forest spokesman Paul Meznarich said Thursday.
Siuslaw National Forest engineers will be assessing the situation and determining when access can be reopened.
Forest Service, will talk about the Siuslaw National Forest's transition from a bitter battleground over old-growth logging into a model for conflict-free management from 6 p.m.
So the Willamette and Siuslaw national forests have prostituted the campgrounds to American Land and Leisure.