Browns Crossing Wildlife Viewing Site, OR

US Forest Service

Browns Crossing Wildlife Viewing Site

An over-water wooden viewing platform is located on the south side of a concrete bridge that spans the Deschutes River. The bridge's south lane has a pedestrian walkway also useful for over-water...[more]



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From Bend, OR: Travel 26.8 miles south on Highway 97 to Wickiup Junction, then 11.0 miles west on County Road 43, then continue 5.9 miles west on Forest Road 42.  The main parking lot is on the south side of Forest Road 42.

Total Distance: 38 miles.  Estimated Time: 50 minutes

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