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Deschutes National Forest, OR

US Forest Service

Overview

Located in Central Oregon, the Deschutes National Forest extends for about 100 miles along the east side of the Cascade Mountains, encompassing more than 1.6 million acres, encompassing more than 1.6 million acres. Enjoy a scenic backdrop of volcanic mountains that form the crest of the Cascade Mountains, and alpine forests, volcanic attractions, dense evergreen forests, mountain lakes, caves, desert areas, and alpine meadows. A wide variety of recreational and scenic opportunities exist on the volcanoes of the High Cascades and in Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • CAMPING
  • CLIMBING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • VISITOR CENTER
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING
  • WINTER SPORTS

Address:

1645 Highway 20 East
Bend,OR,97701
Phone: 541-388-2715
Email: Mailroom_R6_Deschutes@fs.fed.us

Directions:

Primary access to the forest from Bend is south on State highway 97. See our map for help in getting there.

Photo - Deschutes National Forest
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