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CURRIER GUARD STATION, OR
part ofFremont-Winema National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Sun May 31 2015 Season Dates
OverviewHistoric Currier Guard Station is nestled in a scattering of fir, pine and aspen, providing an ideal setting for guests seeking relaxation and recreation in the Fremont-Winema National Forest.
The guard station was named after a local ranch owner, and was constructed in 1933 as an out station for the Paisley Ranger District to house forest fire prevention and suppression crews in the field. Fire crews occupied the station seasonally until the early 1990s. Today, the cabin offers guests a secluded getaway in a landscape abundant with wildlife and nature.
Although the cabin provides some amenities for those seeking a comfortable lodging experience, guests must bring several of their own supplies.
Fremont National Forest is known for its towering snow-capped peaks, volcanic landscapes, wide-open sage basins, scenic vistas and wild places where visitors can still find solitude.
Currier Guard Station is a wonderful location for hiking, fishing, horseback riding and biking in summer and early fall. In the winter months, guest can take advantage of skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
The 450 square-foot cabin has two rooms and can accommodate up to four people. The combination bedroom/living room is furnished with a set of bunk beds, a double bed and propane heating stove. The kitchen is equipped with a table and chairs and a propane cook stove. A picnic table and campfire ring are provided for outdoor cooking, dining and campfires. A vault toilet is located near the cabin.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Paisley Ranger District, drive 12 miles north on Highway 31 and turn left on Forest Road 29, also referred to as Government Harvey Pass. Drive 10 miles on Forest Road 29. Drive carefully on this road as it has narrow curves and washboard conditions. At the junction with Forest Road 2901, turn left and stay on Forest Road 29 for 2 more miles. At paved "T" junction with Forest Road 28, stay to the right and drive 3.5 miles to junction with Forest Road 30. Stay left on Forest Road 30 at "Y" intersection. One mile southwest on Forest Road 30 is a sign for Currier Guard Station; turn right.
Mailing Address:CURRIER GUARD STATION
303 HWY 31
PAISLEY OR 97636
Phone Number:Information: (541)943-3114